Phusion Passenger (originally called mod_rails or mod_rack) is a Rails application server designed for easy deployment and low maintenance hosting of Rack apps, including Rails, Sinatra, Camping, and other ruby-based web development micro-frameworks. Passenger supports both Apache and NGinx ...

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Rails Permission Error on Sub-URI with Passenger, Apache, & Centos

I have a rails 4 application installed on a machine running centos 6. I have Apache serving up another application and I'm try to mount the rails application at a sub-uri. To aid deployment I've ...
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Striving to make a RoR app (passenger, nginx) work on EC2

I've installed RoR, ruby, passenger and nginx on EC2 Ubuntu instance. Now I'm striving to make it work and be accessible only for the ec2's address which looks this ...
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(phusion passenger:?) How to switch off httpd/error_log message “Either the vistor clicked on the 'Stop' button …”

Our httpd/error_log is flooded with messages like [ pid=9705 thr=140631357052896 file=ext/apache2/Hooks.cpp:784 time=2014-09-13 10:18:10.379 ]: Either the vistor clicked on the 'Stop' button in the ...
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Creating a stable, auto-scaling app server cluster

I have two servers, each running anywhere from 50-100 different legacy webapps, written in languages ranging from PHP to Python to Ruby-on-rails to NodeJS. We're wanting to kill off these machines ...
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Weird Phusion+nginx spawning delay error

We are trying to migrate an application written on REE from cloud provider A to cloud provider B. The application code, VM specs and operating systems are the same. The basic difference is that cloud ...
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Puppet master receiving a YAML error after upgrade to 2.7.25-2

Our puppetmaster server was upgraded to the latest available on RHEL6 (puppet-2.7.25-2.el6.noarch). We are now receiving errors such as this on the master: Aug 26 11:36:59 master1 ...
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Audit says nothing to do, yet puppet won't run with SELinux enforcing

I'm determined to get my puppet master running with SELinux set to enforcing. If I make it permissive, it runs fine. I'm on RHEL 7, with systemd, apache2, passenger 4, and puppet 3. I've gone ...
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How to tell how Apache might be broken and preventing the ruby passenger module from installing

I'm installing a ruby on rails application to a Ubuntu 14.04 server. As part of it, I need to install the passenger module for Apache. When I go to run the "passenger-install-apache2-module" I receive ...
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Log errors from Passenger in vhost error.log

I'm running Phusion Passenger 4.0.40 with nginx. The server is used to host several websites and each has its own error.log file. However if an application crashes during startup, the error message ...
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File descriptor limit in nginx/Passenger app

We're running a Rails app in Passenger 4.0.45 and nginx 1.6.0 (installed by Passenger installer) running on Ubuntu 14.04. Under heavy load Passenger restarts all of the application processes. After ...
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Sharing HTTP session data in Passenger/Rack - What's the Best Current Practice?

My company has a customer-facing web application distributed across several servers for the purpose of load balancing and fault tolerance. The application is written in Ruby (Rack, running under ...
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How To Get My Rails Phusion Apache App To Use The Correct DocumentRoot

enter code hereOk this is obviously a rookie mistake of some description but I have followed this to the letter and cannot get my rails app public directory to be my document root. the tutorial says ...
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Skip passenger instance stop on apache2 reload

When apache reloads cofig files all instances of passenger are stopped and must be spawned again, it creates a problem, because spawn of rails application isn't fast process. Is there any workaround ...
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All Passenger processes suddenly hang - backtrace indicates reading POST data?

I've been having problems with my nginx/Passenger server where requests appear to be getting stuck, any subsequent requests don't complete, the queue gets up to its max, and the site starts serving ...
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Restart individual rails apps in nginx+unicorn

I have 15-20 independent rails applications on the same ec2 instance. The rails applications are deployed using apache + passenger with Railsbaseuri. RailsBaseURI /games <Directory ...
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Passenger Module Fails On AWS Gem With 'Class Variable Name' Error

Opening Disclaimer: I'm all kinds of newb to the technologies involved in this question. But the Googles, she no yield-a the fruit. I'm trying to deploy a Rails app into production. This app works ...
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Application that works on webrick but fails in passenger

I have a ruby on rails application that starts successfully when I execute rails s -p 3000. But when I deploy it on apache or nginx using passenger, I get this result. The deployment instructions ...
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Why is rails application always running in development mode?

I created rails application, and everything appears to be working fine, but I can't seem to figure out how to run the application in production mode. I specified in the example.com.conf (Apache ...
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Nginx, setup https

I'm trying to setup https on my ubuntu server with NGINX ver 1.4.7 and Phusion Passenger 4.0.41. I created .key and .csr using these two commands sudo openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key 2048 sudo ...
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NginX configuration to prevent “Slow HTTP Denial of Service”

I'm trying to configure NginX (in combination with Passenger and Rails) to prevent "Slow HTTP Denial of Service". What I'm trying to do to prevent it, is limiting the amount of requests per ...
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Nginx + mod_security without a backend server

I want to start using mod_security for Nginx. However, I have read the official doc and something got my atention: ...
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Rails 4 app + nginx1.4.4 + passenger4.0.37 on a headless Ubuntu12.x server running on a VM on my local machine

At the moment, it gives me a disapointing blank page. No 500, no 404, no errors on the nginx log file, just a snowstorm of interrogations. And its been hours of googling without success. So if anyone ...
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Puppet Master does not seem to be receiving certificate to sign from agent

I wanted to configure DNS round robin on my Puppet 2.7.23 Master servers. I configured 2 Red Hat 6.5 servers with Puppet running via Rack with Passenger on Apache 2.2.15 with mod_ssl. I configured ...
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What does this log mean?

While my application is running (with a lot of traffic), I see this in error log but I dont even understand what it is about. I guess it's optimizing some configuration but I need a more formal ...
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Out-of-order chef recipes causing apt package install to fail

I'm writing a Chef recipe to install among other things nginx and Phusion Passenger. The short summary is that the recipes on my run list are not executing in the order I expect, and that's causing an ...
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install redmine in shared apache server

I'm trying to install Redmine in a shared apache server. This means, I cant make the redmine/public folder my document root. My server is called server1, so I have some html and php pages at: ...
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How to diagnose sporadic performance issues?

I have a web application with very varying response times and can't find out what causes that. That's the (quite complicated) setup: Powerful (i7, 32GB RAM) dedicated server in a German data center, ...
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Installing Phusion Passenger with Ruby 2.1.0

I'm following the guide for installing Passenger on Ubuntu, but when running sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-passenger it tries to install Ruby 1.9.1. I already have Ruby 2.1.0 (installed via ...
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/etc/init.d/nginx not executable

I searched on the internet for a while now and I don't find a solution so I am asking here: My question is, why is this file (/etc/init.d/nginx) not executeable? I was following the tutorial of Alex ...
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Unable to start the Phusion Passenger - Cannot change the directory - Operation not permitted (errno=1)

I'm running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4 (Santiago) on Amazon EC2. I have installed Phusion Passenger via a gem. When I start httpd I have this error message in less ...
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Why server writes much more than reading the disk

I'm running one Ruby on Rails application, I use Passenger Nginx, Ruby on Rails 3.2, search gem Sunspot (which uses Solr as its search engine). My application works ok with around 6K active users but ...
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Rails app (Redmine) on Phusion Passenger is very slow on first request

I've recently deployed a Redmine app (production env) on an AWS server and every time I go to the page after a delay (10+ minues), it take a painfully long time for the page to load. After googling ...
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How to fix NginX/Phusion/Passenger “zsh:1: no such file or directory: passenger/buildout/agents/SpawnPreparer”

Hopefully this is the correct site to ask this question. I've got a webservice I'm attempting to set up using NginX with Phusion Passenger riding a Ruby Sinatra application. The problem is that when ...
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nginx doesn't work after reinstall?

I really have no clue at all where to start looking for an answer to this: I followed the instructions here to set up nginx and passenger for debian. (sudo apt-get nginx-extras passenger) Everything ...
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apt-get dependency issue when installing nginx passenger module

Sorry I Have no idea how to fix the dependency problem. My Ubuntu server is 12.04 64 bit $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Nginx, Passenger, Rails serving static files but not running app

I've seen other similar questions but none with satisfactory answers, so here goes. I've installed Ruby, Rails, Nginx and Passenger and tried to configure it to all work together. Here is the ...
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Phusion Passenger slow rendering JSON response [closed]

I have a Rails 4 application that returns a large amount of data that is rendered as JSON (23K records/2.8MB document). Testing this call on my laptop using the WEBrick server, the request completes ...
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What happens when Phusion PassengerMaxPoolSize is reached?

The subject of my post pretty much sums up my question: What happens when PassengerMaxPoolSize is reached? For Example: PassengerMaxPoolSize is configured to 40 based off our system specs What ...
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Installing Phusion Passenger 4.0.20 on Ubuntu 13.10

So I'm trying to install Passenger on the newest version of KUbuntu (13.10). I installed Apache2 using the apache2-mpm-worker package using the Muon Package Manager. And these are the commands I ran. ...
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Apache sites file without domain name [closed]

I can't seem to find this on google. I'm trying to put up a quick test site using EC2 and Elastic IP but I'm getting stuck at how to edit the Apache sites file so that I can view the site. It's ...
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Cannot run grack, passenger occurs error: uninitialized constant GitHttp (NameError)"

I trying to setup web server for publish git repositories on successfully installed and worked redmine server. Passenger occurs error: Web application could not be started uninitialized constant ...
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VPS apache config - Invalid command 'PassengerDefaultRuby' after adding latest passenger gem

used to have this list of rubies in my vps: ruby-1.9.2-p320 [ i686 ] =* ruby-1.9.3-p194 [ i686 ] ruby-1.9.3-p374 [ i686 ] ruby-1.9.3-p392 [ i686 ] today I installed a new app on this vps ...
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Passenger + RVM returns 502 for ruby 1.8.7 (passenger_root lies in ruby 1.9.3)

I'm using Passenger + RVM + Nginx, and my Rails applications which are configured for Ruby 1.9.3 work fine, but those for 1.8.7 always return a 502 error. Can anyone spot the trouble? My config is as ...
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Restart individual application in apache+passenger on ubuntu server

I have multiple ruby on rails applications on the server(Apache + passenger ) using RailsbaseURI. When new applications are deployed, apache is configured to reload which reads the new configuration ...
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Apache virtual hosts file - would like to have a rails test directory

I recently got Phusion passenger installed on my VPS, and I am just starting out on my Ruby / rails projects, so I would prefer to put the rails projects in a directory named ...
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Phusion Passenger fails to compile on CentOS

I'm trying to install Phusion passenger (aka mod_rails) for the default Apache2 install on a CentOS 5.9 box. I successfully installed the gem using the following, sudo gem install passenger but when ...
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nginx passenger_root not accepting valid passenger gem location

I am trying to add passenger_root and passenger_ruby to my nginx.conf file, but when i try and restart NGINX I get the message: Starting nginx: nginx: [alert] Unable to start the Phusion Passenger ...
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passenger apache and nginx module not compiling on ubuntu 12.04LTS

I am doing all this from the root account. I have followed this guide: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-rails-apache-and-mysql-on-ubuntu-with-passenger I have tried ...
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Cant configure Apache with Passenger + Rails

I am only beginner and try to understand how to configure apach web-server for my RubyOnRails app. I have linux, installed apache2, passenger and apache2-module for passenger. While installing i got ...
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Passenger permission denied accessing .htaccess

I just finished migrating my Redmine install and after testing it with webrick all went fine and the site worked really well with http://localhost:3000 Next, i installed and configured mod_passenger, ...