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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Why is my Rails application hanging?

I have a Rails application of moderate complexity running under Apache/Passenger which becomes unresponsive after periods of idleness. It takes several minutes to respond, but can be temporarily ...
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Cannot checkout session because a spawning error occurred

I'm trying to get my Rails app working on my VPS. I've deployed my project, created the database and migrated it. But when I visit the page I get a message: We're sorry, but something went wrong. ...
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500 error with deploying rails application via apache2+passenger

I finally completed my own app, so the only work left is deploying the app. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and apache2(installed by apt-get), so I'm trying to deploy through passenger. I installed passenger ...
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Rails 3 passenger nginx application spawner server error on Synology NAS

Question updated, please read UPD2. I'm trying to deploy app through passenger nginx module on DS710+ (ruby 1.9.2p0 installed). There is syntax error relative to ...
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Curl development headers with SSL support for Phusion Passenger 3

I'm trying to install phusion passenger nginx module, but it fails # passenger-install-nginx-module * Curl development headers with SSL support... not found ... yum install curl-devel Setting up ...
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apt-get hangs when trying to install Passenger on new Ubuntu 14.04

I setup a completely new Azure Ubuntu 14.04 server. After following the instructions here: https://www.phusionpassenger.com/documentation/Users%20guide%20Standalone.html#install_on_debian_ubuntu On ...
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Nginx and passenger request timeout (nginx status code 499)

DISCLAIMER: I have read numerous posts here, on stackoverflow and other pages and I could not come up with a solution, so hopefully this helps. We are running a Rails App on Passenger together with ...
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Rails program is not being run on apache + passenger - only directory listing

I have successfully installed Phusion passenger + Apache 2 + Rails 3.1 program + git on a linux Debian 6. I ran passenger-install-apache2-module and followed the configuration instructions. I followed ...
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Apache 2.4 & Phusion Passenger generating 403 Error

I'm trying to setup a Rails application (Project Fedena) on the following Server configuration. I am using the virtual host configuration below. I get a 403 when I visit the IP/Domain. There's only ...
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nginx/passenger returns 503 on long running request

I have a standard nginx / Passenger setup for a Rails 4 app. Sometimes there is a request that will take a lot of compute (30s+ to complete), nginx will return 503 after some short time. I already ...
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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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Starting Rails App with Phusion Passenger Standalone?

I am deploying a Rails application ( Project Fedena ) to a VPS at Digital Ocean. I can use either of mongrel_rails start and ruby script/server to launch my app with no problem. It binds to port :3000 ...
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Redmine install not working and displaying directory contents - Ubuntu 10.04

I've gone through the steps to set up and install the redmine project tracking web app on my VPS with Apache2 but I'm running into a situation where instead of displaying the redmine app, I just see ...
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nginx proxy pass / rewrite with multiple locations to passenger app and php-fpm

On a server for a small team of people (up to 30) I installed several services which have to be accessible from the browser. I want to use nginx because I consider it being more lightweight. All ...
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Create .deb package after running passenger-install-nginx-module

I do need nginx with passenger support and also custom modules. For compiling nginx with the needed modules I use passenger-install-nginx-module provided by Phusion Passenger directly. I would like ...
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passenger-memory-stats doesn't show Private memory consumption

I get ? marks in Private section. What can be the reason? # passenger-memory-stats Version: 4.0.48 Date : 2015-02-21 04:38:29 +0700 ---------- Apache processes ---------- PID PPID VMSize ...
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ProxyPass in nginx

I am trying to proxy_pass in nginx with the following configuration: location /abc_service { proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:3030; proxy_set_header Host $host; proxy_set_header ...
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Default File Permissions (Passenger, Rails, Ubuntu Server)

I've deployed a Rails application that is using page caching and is run via Passenger on Ubuntu Server. Rails caching simply uses Ruby's File.open to write the cached files. Unfortunately these files ...
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Running Passenger with apache in a subfolder

I got a Testserver on which I wanna run an ruby application with passenger and I wanna access this application by subfolder. So I added this to my default apache config: <Directory ...
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Changes on Puppetmaster not always immediately recognized by Puppet-agents

Introduction It occurs a number of times a day that changes on the Puppetmaster are not recognized immediately by the Puppet agents. If this is the case Puppet needs to be run more than 5 times (e.g. ...
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Troubleshooting Rails 3 application performance problems

We deployed some apps upgraded to Ruby 1.8.7, Rails 3.1.11 on Dec. 30 (i know, we're in perpetual upgrade mode, targetting Ruby 1.9.x now..). One of the apps' performance has been poor since then, ...
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Unable to apt-get install nginx-extras package on top of nginx 1.7.9

I am attempting to install Phusion Passenger for nginx on a dev Ubuntu box following this guide from the passenger website. I have Nginx installed and running already, version is 1.7.9-1~trusty. I ...
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Why does passenger-install-nginx-module neither install Nginx nor implement Passenger support on Centos7 while the output indicates the contrary?

Introduction At the moment there are approximately 100 Puppet agents that connect to the Puppetmaster. Sometimes it takes a while before implemented changes on the Puppetmaster are picked up by the ...
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How to automate an installation of Phusion Passenger and Nginx?

When the command: ./passenger-install-nginx-module is run, it asks a bunch of questions when logged in to the server. The aim is to automate this process, how can this be done if it requires ...
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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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Puppet Dashboard giving “The environment must be purely alphanumeric” error under Passenger

Please refer to this gist for the puppetmaster.conf and dashboard-vhost.conf files. I have my Puppetmaster (3.7.3) running on CentOS 6.5 under Apache and Passenger on port TCP/8140. It works fine. ...
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Unable to start the Phusion Passenger watchdog

I'm trying to install Passenger (mod_rails) on Apache2 server by using the command 1. gem install passenger 2. passenger-install-apache2-module Passenger gets installed and i added the below line ...
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Rails Passenger 403 forbidden

Unable to run my rails app. Have configured it using official documents. Have tried placing an index file in public folder. It works. Have tried to run rails app in production machine under ...
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Passenger Nginx Rails in debian 7 not working

I have installed Phusion passenger following official document : https://www.phusionpassenger.com/documentation/Users%20guide%20Nginx.html#install_on_debian_ubuntu Following Steps are performed: ...
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Firefox and Chrome keeps forcing HTTPS on Rails app using nginx/Passenger

I've got a really weird problem here where every time I try to browse my Rails app in non-SSL mode Chrome (v16) and Firefox (v7) keeps forcing my website to be served in HTTPS. My Rails application ...
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Run other applications alongside rails passenger app?

I recently created a rails app for my portfolio on an nginx server, I had to reinstall nginx to work with passenger. My portfolio works fine, but I can't seem to get another app to run alongside it ...
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Configuring Passenger on Openshift

When running a Ruby application on Openshift, is it possible to specify custom Passenger configuration options? In particular, I'd like to override the value of PassengerMaxPoolSize that's getting ...
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Upgraded to Ruby version 2.1.2, passenger still on 1.9.3

I installed Ruby 2.1.2 using RVM, and changed the nginx.conf file with the appropriate passenger_ruby and passenger_root paths, but my Rails application is still running on Ruby 1.9.3. Why is my Rails ...
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State of the art deploying Rails applications with git

I'm looking to group together the information on the current best practices for deploying a Rails application on a server I run (rather than, say, Heroku). The application is developed by multiple ...
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Nginx Passenger Node Application URI Rewrite

I have a node application that accepts all routes starting at /. The Nginx / Passenger configuration for it is: server { listen 8889; server_name localhost; location / { root ...
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Website keeps asking to download ruby file?

I'm new to ruby development. I tried to install phusion passenger and integrate it with apache on Ubuntu 14.04. I completed step 2.3 of this page: ...
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Nginx with Passenger setup problems

I'm trying to setup nginx webserver with Passenger support for Ruby on Rails application on Ubuntu 10.04 (on sub URI). All went fine until I tried to access the server/application from the browser. ...
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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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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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(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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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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Rails app: unable to get nginx to serve files directly, even though trying to use X-Accel-Redirect

I have a Rails application, running with web server nginx and application server passenger. In this case, I've compiled them into one daemon. The application includes some downloadable content ...
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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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Proper Passenger + Apache Permissions to fix error “No such file or directory - config/environment.rb”

I am having a problem with Passenger not being able to start due to an apparently common issue in which Passenger claims: No such file or directory - config/environment.rb. I have searched the web ...
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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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Nginx & Passenger - failed (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) while connecting to upstream

I have an Nginx and Passenger setup that is proving problematic. At relatively low loads the server seems to get backed up and start churning results like this into the error.log: connect() to ...
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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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NginxHttpAuthBasicModule with Sinatra & Passenger

I'm serving static pages from a Sinatra application using Nginx. I've implemented Basic Authentication for one page on the site using NginxHttpAuthBasicModule, the authentication succeeds but Nginx ...
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What's the best strategy for log rotation with apache+passenger+ruby-on-rails+mysql?

(Hope I have the right SE site for this question, apologies if not.) I have a Ruby-on-Rails application that is deployed using Apache+mod_rails (passenger). It uses MySQL for the database backend. ...
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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 ...