[Mongrel] Expert feedback needed

13 one.three at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 02:46:12 EDT 2006


Hi,

Thanks for your tip Matt. I have intentionally left out rewrite rules
for Rails cached pages simply beacause I don't use them on my page. My
goal was to create fast and as simple as it can be config - no
cluster, no caching, no defalate ...

My full name is Martins Grunskis.

--
Martins

On 10/2/06, Matt Pelletier <matt at eastmedia.com> wrote:
> Hi 13
>
> On Sep 26, 2006, at 3:03 PM, 13 wrote:
>
> > Hello list,
> >
> > Some time ago I was looking for apache (as non balanced proxy)  +
> > mongrel configurations. Almost everybody seemed to use similar
> > approaches (one of these could be found @ mongrel.rubygorge.org docs)
> > with mod_rewrite. I don't use proxy_balancer because I don't need it
> > at the moment (my site has pretty low traffic). This is apache
> > configuration that I'm using at the moment. It's tested as Zed
> > suggested (mr start -e production -B) and it looks like all static
> > files are served by apache and dynamic ones be mongrel. Here is my
> > apache config:
> >
> > <VirtualHost *>
> >       ServerName myapp.tld
> >       ServerAlias www.myapp.tld
> >
> >       DocumentRoot /var/www/sites/myapp/current/public
> >
> >       <Directory "/var/www/sites/myapp/current/public">
> >               Options FollowSymLinks
> >               AllowOverride None
> >               Order allow,deny
> >               Allow from all
> >       </Directory>
> >
> >       RewriteEngine On
> >
> >       # Check for maintenance file. Let apache load it if it exists
> >       RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/system/maintenance.html -f
> >       RewriteRule . /system/maintenance.html [L]
> >
> >       # Let apache serve static files
> >       RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}%{REQUEST_URI} -f
> >       RewriteRule (.*) $1 [L]
> >
> >       # Don't do forward proxying
> >       ProxyRequests Off
> >
> >       # Enable reverse proxying
> >       <Proxy *>
> >               Order deny,allow
> >               Allow from all
> >       </Proxy>
> >
> >       # Pass other requests to mongrel instance
> >       ProxyPass / http://127.0.0.1:8200/
> >       ProxyPassReverse / http://127.0.0.1:8200/
> >
> > </VirtualHost>
> >
> > It would be great if some expert could take a look at my config and
> > point me at my mistakes etc ! I am asking this because it looks like
> > it just works, and it makes me think that it can't be so easy :)
> >
>
> Based on the above rules, Apache will only try to find files that
> match the request URI, as it is given. This will indeed work for
> images, SWFs, JS, CSS, and any HTML requested directly. However if
> you are doing something like Rails' page caching, and want to serve
> cached HTML, you will need extra rules to rewrite the URI and have
> Apache check for that (e.g. if the URI is '/articles/' then look for
> '/articles/index.html' on the file system, if that doesn't exist then
> forward the original URI to Rails).
>
> You can determine which server is serving the files by using curl -I
> (capital I as in India)
>
> (Hello Apache)
> $ curl -I http://somedomain.com/static/file/url/
> HTTP/1.1 200 OK
> Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 23:13:05 GMT
> Server: Apache/2.2.3 (Unix)
> Last-Modified: Sun, 10 Sep 2006 18:21:52 GMT
> ETag: "21ac8f5-9d0a-83f57000"
> Accept-Ranges: bytes
> Content-Length: 40202
> Vary: Accept-Encoding
> Connection: close
> Content-Type: text/html
>
> (Hello Mongrel)
> $ curl -I http://somedomain.com/go_to/rails/
> HTTP/1.1 200 OK
> Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 23:13:10 GMT
> Server: Mongrel 0.3.13.4
> Status: 200 OK
> Cache-Control: no-cache
> Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
> Vary: Accept-Encoding
> Connection: close
>
>
> > Thanks,
> > Martins
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>
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