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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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: http://...
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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 /var/log/httpd/...
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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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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, ...
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Apache2 with Passenger and subdirectory with file listing

I have a server configured with redmine using apache2 and redmine. The configuration was relative easy: <VirtualHost localhost> RailsEnv production # create a link in /var/lib/redmine/default/...
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Setting PassengerDefaultRuby in Apache2

I'm experiencing a server error, which tells me that it cannot detect essential gems such as rake. Research suggests that there's a miscommunication between Phusion Passenger and RVM. RVM recommends ...
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sudo: passenger-memory-stats: command not found

This is my first time setting up a server, and I've hit snag while following the Phusion Passenger tutorial described here. The instructions ask me to run this command: passenger-memory-stats Which ...
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swap space when installing phusion passenger

I tried to install Phusion Passenger and since I had less than 1GB free memory it recommended temporarily adding swap space with there commands: sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/swap bs=1M count=1024 sudo ...
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Capistrano Shell Environment Errors

I'm trying to get capistrano working with rvm and passenger standalone. I had it working at one point, then capistrano suddenly started complaining about missing the bundle command. When I remove ...
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passenger is listing all the public folder files

Hello everyone please ignore my noobness, this is very first time i am deploying RailsApp; I have used apache and phussion passenger with rvm, here is my virtual host configurations that i added in ...
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Nginx gives 404 error for rails app except the root

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VPS server that serves a static website with Nginx. I would like to set up a rails application that is accesible from the subfolder 'foo'. I use Passenger for serving the ...
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How to install moinmoin-2 on dreamhost

How to install moinmoin-2 on dreamhost? I'm putting this here, so I can find it in the future. Maybe it is useful to other people too. I found it challenging because: it needs python2.7, and ...
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phusion passenger processes dying and new ones starting up mysteriously

as you can see, passenger processes are dying and new ones booting up, even though we're not explicitly restarting passenger ourselves. we can't pinpoint what's causing this. what are some common ...
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Rebooting whole server for Rails [closed]

I'm migrating a Rails project onto an Apache server. I've followed the steps similarly to this link (installed passenger as ruby gem, added some lines to /etc/apache2/apache2.conf, set Vitual Host to ...
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Is there a backend-aware load balancer for Rails/Passenger?

We have 3 Ruby on Rails applications (A, B and C) installed on a number of application servers. Our front end is HAProxy, backend is Apache + Phusion Passenger. Originally we had all 3 Rails apps ...
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Nginx 1.5.1 with spdy support, passenger and php

I can't figure out if spdy is already packaged with nginx 1.5.1 or I have te recompile it. I installed nginx with the following command passenger-install-nginx-module this installed nginx 1.4.1 ...
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Best practice for setting up RVM, Passenger/Apache with multiple Rubies and running as specific users?

My goal is to run ruby applications under different server users with potentially different versions of ruby. So i would have users that serve as the "hosting account" essentially. Document root/...
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How to configure http.conf without a ServerName?

I've the following example given to me to set up rails on CentOS with apache / passenger: <virtualhost *:80> RailsEnv development ServerName app.com ServerAlias www.app.com DocumentRoot /var/...
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Default Apache test page when on SSL

I have the exact same configuration for my rails site on a staging server and a production server, aside from the "staging" vs "production" in the file paths. They're both set up to redirect all ...
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Nginx Installed w/Passenger but No Command Line

I installed Passenger and Nginx on Ubuntu 12.10 using the following command: passenger-install-nginx-module (following instructions at www.modrails.com/documentation/Users guide Nginx.html). When I ...
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Nginx stops serving passenger app (503)

I'm deploying a rails app through passenger and nginx (utilizing an elastic-search server which is running on the same machine) on a Ubuntu system. This works perfectly for about twelve hours. Then, ...
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Passenger complains about Apache permissions despite 777

I installed Redmine on Fedora 18. The installation works when tested with webrick, as explained in the official HowTo. Now I want to use Passenger and Apache to host Redmine. What I get is: ...
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Why does amazon ec2 have downtime after deploy when other identical servers do not?

This has puzzled me for the past few months...I'm admittedly new to server administration and I took a stab running a production rails app over at EC2. While I've learned a lot and feel pretty ...
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Migrate Rails app with passenger, capistrano(with rubber), and ImageMagick to Dreamhost

I have a beta app that a developer has made for my company and I need to clone their work onto another server. I have successfully backed up the MySQL database to another server and copied all their ...
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Can we configure HTTP response code headers?

We're stumped. We're getting a new header in our Apache httpd + Passenger web server we didn't expect. We have a sensitive web client reading this we cannot modify at this time. Can we modify this ...
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Rails 3 with Thin Server - Removing Port 3000 from URL

I have a small Rails app currently being served (dev and production) by Thin server on port 3000, on a Debian box that also has apache2 running, serving PHP applications. I am not certain if this is ...
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TCP 443 Connection goes into server but never reaches Apache2 (Passenger)

We have some weird problems, when external servers try to connect to our Website on Port 443(TCP) which is an Apache2+Passenger and a Rails Application. The problem only happens rarely. I started to ...
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Multiple Rails/Rack apps Nginx one for each subdomain

I just hired a VPS with Ubuntu 12.10 x64. I've managed to get one Rails app running with passenger-nginx. Now I want to run another app as a subdomain, say for example admin.mydomain.com. How can I do ...