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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Redmine suddenly stopped working. How to troubleshoot?

I was a happy user of redmine for like 6 months. My plan was to set it up and never update anything in order not to deal with dependencies and stuff. I'm using Ubuntu server 10.04 (Apache/Passenger) ...
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ModRails for Apache2 Setup: Failing to load?

I'm trying to perform a fresh install of Ruby on Rails running with Apache2/Passenger on Ubuntu. I was able to successfully install apache2, rvm, ruby, rails and passenger, the latter part following ...
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Why do I need to specify passenger_enabled twice?

I'm trying to set up my nginx.conf to use the asset pipeline in Rails 3.1. I'm using nginx 1.0.10 and Passenger 3.0.11. My nginx.conf looks like this: server { listen 80; server_name .example.com ...
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Apache Bench length failures

I am running Apache Bench against a Ruby on Rails XML-RPC web service that is running on Passenger via mod_passenger. All is fine when I run 1000 requests without concurrency. Bench indicates that ...
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Phusion Passenger + Nginx - Architecture?

I'm using Phusion Passenger + nginx to deploy a rails app. So far, all is working fantastically. However, I'm a little fuzzy around the architecture of passenger + nginx, and I would love to deepen ...
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rails, nginx and passenger with SSL on some paths

I'm running a standard Rails 2.3.11 install, with passenger and nginx. I've correctly installed the SSL certificates and they are confirmed to work. However, I only need SSL on two paths ...
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Passenger is preventing Bundler from seeing my git gems

I'm attempting to deploy a Rails 3.1 application to an Ubuntu 11.04 server running nginx-1.0.0 and passenger-3.0.7 I have a system-level RVM install at /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p180 My ...
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apache2 VirtualHost server and passenger behaviour

i've installed a phusion-passenger website in Apache2, the site sits at 192.168.0.50 in my network. here it is the VirtualHost element <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName my_web_host ...
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403 Forbidden

Here is my Nginx config: user pass users; worker_processes 1; events { worker_connections 1024; } http { passenger_root /usr/lib64/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-3.0.7; passenger_ruby ...
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Cannot start redmine on ubuntu 10.4

When I try to start redmine 1.1.3 I get this error: Missing the i18n 0.4.2 gem. Please 'gem install -v=0.4.2 i18n' However if I do sudo gem list I get: *** LOCAL GEMS *** actionmailer (2.3.5) ...
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Strange error when using Rails with Passenger

I get the following Passenger error: undefined method `post_reset' for Gem:Module Someone knows what this could mean? Thanks!
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Rails 3 + Nginx + Passenger — Routing index

I have no index.html file in my public folder. My rails routes file routes this, and it works fine when I run 'rails server' on my machine. I'm trying to deploy the app. I have passenger and nginx ...
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Curl development headers with SSL support for Phusion Passenger 3

Hi When I run passenger-install-apache2-module I get: Checking for required software... GNU C++ compiler... found at /opt/csw/gcc4/bin/g++ Curl development headers with SSL support... not found I ...
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Configuring nginx as reverse proxy

I am using Passenger with nginx to serve my rails app on a virtual Slice host. I am considering putting a reverse proxy for serving static content as well as handling etagged actions. Can I use my ...
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How much memory should my rails stack be consuming?

I am running my own webserver on a 384MB VPS from Slicehost to serve two Ruby on Rails applications on separate Virtual Hosts. I am running Phusion Passenger with Apache2. The following is the ...
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directive is not allowed here Nginx Passenger

I'm trying to enable Global Queuing in passenger and i'm using Nginx. When i set the flag passenger_use_global_queue I get an error [emerg]: "passenger_use_global_queue" directive is not allowed here ...
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if I set up the expire http header of a css file to 1 year, if I modify that file, will it be ignored by the browser using rails?

I'm using rails with nginx/passenger. If I set up the expire http header of a css file to 1 year, if I modify that file, will it be ignored by the browser (ie, it will not request the new version)? ...
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Ubuntu server very slow out of the blue sky (Rails, passenger, nginx)

I run Ubuntu server 8.04 on Linode with multiple Rails apps under Passenger + nginx. Today I've noticed it takes quite a lot of time to load a page (5-10 secs). And it's not only websites, ssh seems ...
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Where/How do you configure phusion passenger when running nginx?

Im running Nginx and Phusion Passenger for my rails app and I want to be able to configure passenger. All I have seen is how to configure it while running apache which doesn't help me. For example, I ...
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How to serve Rails application with Passenger/Apache without domain name?

I am trying to serve a Rails application using Passenger and Apache on a Ubuntu server. The Passenger installation instructions say I should add the following to my Apache configuration file - I ...
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How can I setup BluePill to Monitor a Rails App Running via Passenger (mod_rails)

I recently launched a site running phusion passenger. Unfortunately, the site went down due to a frozen thread. I was able to save the server by doing kill -9 to the specific PID. Still though, I ...
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Nginx+Passenger: 502 Bad Gateway from Nginx when passing urlencoded URLs in GET vars

Here's an example of the URLs that don't work: http://domain/do?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fperson http://domain/do?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2F However, the following URL does ...
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Configure Apache + Passenger to serve static files from different directory

I'm trying to setup Apache and Passenger to serve a Rails app. However, I also need it to serve static files from a directory other than /public and give precedence to these static files over anything ...
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Apache: mod_passenger + mod_php

Is it possible to install both modules for PHP and rails passenger? I installed libapache2-mod-php5 first, and when I try to install libapache2-mod-passenger, it tries to remove the php module. Is ...
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Passenger + Nginx => 502 Bad Gateway

I'm trying to run a relatively simple rails app (http:// www.enkiblog.com/) and it kinda works. The comments and the admin interface only work when I use "script/ server -e production" and connect to ...
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Nginx+Passenger serving assets on sub uri

I'm serving a Rails application under a sub-uri like https://projects.mydomain.com/app1/ But my assets are not loading. here is my nginx config : location ~ ^/app1(/.*|$) { root ...
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Hosting redmine server using apache2 in ubuntu

I am trying to run redmine+gitolite server using apache in an Ubuntu machine. I followed the instructions given here with the following server config file: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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Manage DNS for AWS EB site with hundreds of dynamic subdomains

A Domain Name System (DNS) problem: (also asked on stack-overflow) I've got an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Beanstalk (EB) site with potentially thousands of subdomains. Apparently it's not ...
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Deploying multiple apps on a single server with Phusion Passenger

I am currently running a simple Meteor.js application on a server using Phusion Passenger + Nginx. What I would like to do is to configure it so that I have one main app on www.example.com and ...
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Switching ruby versions with Passenger, getting error

I switched from 2.2.5 to 2.1.5 recently and noticed that I get an attempt to compile and download the interpreter as such: [ 2015-10-25 11:15:15.3328 8841/b6ad5b40 age/Cor/CoreMain.cpp:793 ]: ...
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Nginx not responding with rails app deployed on aws ec2 instance using capistrano

I have a rails application deployed through capistrano on an aws ec2 instance and have passenger nginx installed on the server as well. Whenever I try and access my application using the DNS or the ...
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Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory

My server on Centos 6.6 went down Phusion Passanger refuses to start of with following error: stdin: is not a tty /etc/init/delayed_job.conf: line 7: description: command not found start: Unable to ...
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Getting 403 Forbidden w. Referer on Nginx+Passenger

We're using Nginx 1.6.2 + Passenger 5.0.6 and have a vhost defined with PHP-FPM which serves a MODx installation. Only one location /sinatraapp serves a Sinatra App using Ruby 2.1.1. The setup is ...
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Apache server running Passenger can't display Rails app

I have a project that was pulled from github into my /home partition, and made symbolic links to the /var partition as per convention. How it looks : /home/vagrant/github/whois-dreyfus --> repo of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I make apache use PHP over passenger by default?

Here's my setup: I have an apache server running a number of virtual hosts, each of them using PHP. I now have a rails app I want to install to a subdirectory for one of the sites (a subdomain would ...
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Sporatic 502 errors with Ruby on Rails site running on Nginx

My Ruby on Rails site is throwing sporadic 502 errors. It is running on Nginx, installed with Passenger, and is hosted on a server running Ubuntu 10.04. It seems that the errors are becoming more and ...
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Problems with apache2 and SSL not load files CSS and JS

I have an application in Ruby on Rails 3.2.8, and I'm using passenger-Nginx as Web Server on port 3037 with Apache2 and SSL using ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse. My problem is, when load in chrome or ...
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Issue serving static contents securely via nginx X-Accel and rails send_file

I am trying to serve static contents via nginx & rails using X-Accel-Redirect. My actual static content directort located at rails root folder like this rails_root\books. This is my nginx config ...
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Elastic Beanstalk Rails - Modify passenger config passenger_max_pool_size

I need to increase the passenger_max_pool_size for my Rails application running on passenger. I have used Elastic beanstalk for deployment. Any idea, how to go about this? Is there an optionsetting or ...
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URL Rewriting and Rack base paths

I'm trying to set up a Rails website on Bluehost and I'm having trouble with the path helpers. As I don't want to monkey-patch Rails, I'm trying to solve this through .htaccess. Here's the scenario: ...
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Passenger not respecting settings

I have the following settings in my Apache config (not in one of the vhosts but globally): RailsSpawnMethod smart RailsAppSpawnerIdleTime 0 PassengerMinInstances 2 PassengerMaxPoolSize 5 ...
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vhost configuration for owncloud

I'm using apache2 for hosting owncloud. I configured a vhost file for owncloud, but every time I go on the site my browser downloads a ruby file. Here is my vhost configuration: <VirtualHost ...