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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Timeout not working on nginx

I have nginx + passenger server to make API requests it makes 30 requests per minute and i set timeout as 180 seconds, previously I met with error "Website is under heavy load" to fix I set ...
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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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(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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Nginx server returning an error

I have used nginx + passenger server in my ec2 machine, The server will make 'n' number of API requests i started nginx with 5 workers eventhough it returns an error like "Request queue is full. ...
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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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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 ...
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Nginx + Passenger = Slow response

I'm running nginx 1.0.4 with Passenger 3.0.11 and Rails applications and I've noticed that on every request I made, it takes about 5 seconds to respond for the first request, if I reload it, after the ...
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multiple PassengerRoot?

how do you define multiple passengeroot - my gemsets are different so something like this: PassengerRuby /Users/david/.rvm/wrappers/ruby-1.9.2-p290@rpgweb/ruby PassengerRuby ...
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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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Rails/Plain HTML living on same server using Passenger and Apache

I'm trying to get the following to work: www.server.com: go to main directory, serve up plain html www.server.com/w: go to /w directory, serve up a php-laden wiki www.server.com/r: go to /r ...
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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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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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Passenger permission error

I have a strange permission error when I am trying to start a rails application on passenger/nginx webserver. Here is the error log. Can anyone enlighten me whats wrong? [ 2014-07-01 18:31:01.1992 ...
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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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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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How to setup Proxy Cache with Nginx and Passenger

I use Nginx and Passenger for my rails application. I want to use proxy cache to cache my pages. However, every request go direct to my rails application. I don't know what wrong with my ...
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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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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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Javascript not working on phusion passenger apache server

I have this strange behaviour. My server works perfectly fine while i issue thin command to boot the server. thin -p 80 -e production But the click function vanishes when i do the same using apache ...
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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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How do I go about rotating nginx + passenger logs?

I've got nginx with passenger running on debian squeeze. passenger's error output goes to master error log, as you may know. And when logrotate rotates the log, ruby applications continue to write to ...
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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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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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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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Passenger error: No such file or directory - config/environment.rb

I installed Redmine on MacOSX Server 10.6.8 according to this installation description. So far everything works fine: When I start webrick the server serves the Redmine pages. The gems and redmine are ...
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Redmine on Apache2 - moving passenger docroot + symlinks

I have to upgrade some production servers to ssl, one of them a Redmine host and i don't have experience with apache+passenger. Searches here and other places did not yet provide an answer for my ...
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2 versions of nginx installed

I had nginx 0.8.54 installed on my Ubuntu 10.10 dev machine with php fastcgi all set up and working. I wanted to start doing some Rails dev so I tried to install Passenger into my existing nginx ...
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Simple Rails 4 ActionController::Live example not working with Apache + Passenger

I am attempting to get ready to move our environment to Rails 4 and working through all the issues. Regretfully we are currently on Centos 5.5 so there were some hurdles to jump through just to get ...
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Apache2/Passenger - permission errors after restart

Im using Passenger under apache2 on CentOS 6.3 to manage some applications. Every week the httpd service restarts and in doing so it creates a new folder in /var/tmp/passenger to manage the processes ...
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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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How to change the temporary upload directory nginx/passenger?

When a user uploads /tmp/stream* files are created during the upload. How do I can I change the temporary upload directory from: /tmp to: /home/user/tmp Running: nginx 0.8.53 Phusion ...