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Prevent mail being marked as spam

This is a canonical question about avoiding outgoing mail being classified as spam. Also related: Fighting Spam - What can I do as an: Email Administrator, Domain Owner, or User? What ...
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Setting up a Rails 2.3.x app on EC2 for easy scalability

I'm running a simple rails stack on a single dedicated machine. We're reaching our full capacity and have absolutely no setup for scaling, just one app on one machine. I did some research and came up ...
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How to force or redirect to SSL in nginx?

I have a signup page on a subdomain like: https://signup.example.com It should only be accessible via HTTPS but I'm worried people might somehow stumble upon it via HTTP and get a 404. My html/...
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Multiple Rails sites using Passenger and VirtualHosts?

What I am trying to do is run multiple Rails apps from a server machine at work. We dont have multiple hostnames for the box. We want to host some rails apps on it as well as our php apps. Currently ...
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MySQL replication across geographically separate servers

My organisation has been looking into how to spread our servers around geographically while keeping backups very up to date, and ideally spreading the load. The initial thing I have in mind is Rails ...
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How Do You Set Up SSL on Ubuntu with Apache2 and Ruby on Rails?

What are the steps you need to take to set up SSL on a Ruby on Rails app that is hosted on Apache2/Ubuntu?
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gitlab authentication using HTTP_REMOTE_USER environment variable

we have discovered gitlab, and I would like to integrate it in our global authentication process, which relies on apache HTTP_REMOTE_USER environment variable. I have seen very little documentation ...
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(111: Connection refused) while connecting to upstream - Opsworks Rails 4

I deployed a rails 4 application in OpsWorks (Ubuntu 14.04, nginx and unicorn), when I open the homepage I'm getting a 502 Bad Gateway error. In nginx/error.log I can see this error: 2015/01/25 06:19:...
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java max heap size, how much is too much

I'm having issues with a JRuby (rails) app running in tomcat. Occasionally page requests can take up to a minute to return (even though the rails logs processed the request in seconds so it's ...
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API Management Solutions [closed]

I'm currently building an API and am looking for a tool to allow me to monitor (in a GUI) and rate-limit usage. I've come across a few enterprise solutions including: http://apigee.com/ http://...
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What causes a 400 Bad Request error for null (“”) and why would our nginx logs have so many?

Daily logs from Logwatch regularly report 400 Bad Request, null: 1744 Time(s) from our nginx logs. The log entries look like: 123.123.123.123 - - [25/Jan/2011:14:44:19 -0500] "-" 400 173 "-" "-" ...
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How do I serve Ruby on Rails applications on Windows Server 2008?

I have spent the last several hours attempting to get Ruby on Rails running on a Windows server with no luck. At first I tried configuring a test application through IIS7's FastCGI support, but the ...
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how to disable email confirmation in gitlab in private network

Recently I installed the gitlab for my LAN. When my users are trying to create their accounts they are getting email confirmation message. Now my question is I want to disable whole email confirmation ...
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Separate server for Resque workers

I'm trying to segment a few servers for a Rails project and part of that is entertaining the idea of isolating Resque workers to their own box. I already have Redis broken out, but is it common 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 /srv/www/app1/...
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Apache Canonical Rewrite with Passenger (mod_rails)

I have a rails app served via Passenger (mod_rails) that I want to have a canonical URL. I want all requests to go to http://mydomain.com (so, rewrite http://www.mydomain.com to http://mydomain.com). ...
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How can I setup nginx to serve virtualhosts with rails(unicorn/passenger) and php-fpm

I would like to serve multiple sites on one instance. I install nginx, php-fpm, and a rails app. I use sites like this to guide me. I configure php-fpm to listen to a local socket listen = /var/...
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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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lost connection after STARTTLS: Postfix

I've setup a Postfix + Courier server and have a Rails app configured with the SMTP server settings. Whenever the Rails app tries to send an email, this is what appears in the Postfix log (additional ...
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Config Subdomain to point to heroku app

I have to host a subdomain of my domain to heroku app. For example abc.com points to a Hostgator account. I want to configure app.abc.com to heroku app. The domain is registered with godaddy. Can ...
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Mysterious Ruby processes on Rails server

I'm trying to chase a bug on a Rails site and I've noticed that there are recurring Ruby processes which are hogging CPU and won't go away. I'd like to suss out what's starting them and how to either ...
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Ruby testing on stable debian server

I've a dedicated debian 5.0 server, which runs the "stable" tree. Now I want to install [testing] ruby 1.8.7 - but my system isnt configured for installing testing packages via apt-get. How can I do ...
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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 dispatch.fcgi doesn't get interpreted with Passenger

I've installed passenger as ruby gem. I've added following to /etc/apache2/apache2.conf LoadModule passenger_module /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-2.2.4/ext/apache2/mod_passenger.so PassengerRuby /...
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Installing Wordpress in Rails /public - missing mysql extension

I'm trying to install Wordpress in my Rails /public folder. I get the following error message: 'Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.' PHP ...
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puppet dashboard fails to start

So here's the situation. I'm running Puppet on CentOS 5.7 64-bit, and on the puppet master I also have puppet-dashboard, however when I try to start it, I see the following: [root@puptest-master ...
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Passenger: mod_rewrite rules for non-default page cache directory for Rails application

Does anybody have some working Apache mod_rewrite rules that enable Phusion Passenger (mod_rails) to use a non-default location for the page cache within a Rails application? I'd like the cached files ...
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(Passenger Agent) Signal received. Gracefully shutting down

I have a rails application that I am deploying on an aws ec2 instance, this is my first time using the Rubber Gem, for which I have followed this tutorial. After removing the default nginx ...
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How to setup 2 URLs pointing to same location in Apache for Rails

I want to point 2 URLs to the same rails app. Seems like it would be easy but it's not working! The existing setup looks like this: <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot /home/some/path ...
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how to make webrick server accessible on the web on windows server 2008

This is a nuub question (i'm more of a programmer given an admin task right now). I have a rails application that works just fine on a remote windows server 2008 machine (it's rails 2.3.5, and I run ...
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how to install & set up RoR application on shared hosting

I successfully installed redmine.org application under my BlueHost account. I was following the official installation guide without any error. Point #8 says that I can test the installation by running ...
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Apache/Passenger and cpulimit

I run a ruby on rails site that processes email - the email is dumped directly into the web app via a POST from postfix. At times I can get a burst of email coming in causing a prolonged surge in ...
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How can you do dynamic, key-based SSH similar to GitHub?

I wan't to provide SSH/RSYNC like features to users of my app. I'd like them to just be able to paste/save an SSH key into my app similar to how GitHub does: So, my question is, once I let users ...
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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 ...