[Mongrel] Cant access ROR site externally using mongrel on shared host

Gunnar Wolf gwolf at gwolf.org
Fri Aug 22 17:40:29 EDT 2008


Tam Kbe dijo [Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 07:45:20AM +0200]:
> Thanks matte that did the trick :) My shared host didn't have that port 
> open, I assumed they will because CPanel automatically assigned that 
> port for Mongrel! I talked to them and they opened that port..Thanks

Just FWIW, the usual setup for Mongrel is not having it straight open
to the outside world's requests, but to have it via a HTTP server
handling all the static/easy responses (i.e. images), and leaving
Mongrel just as a backend, application server. That way, you will
decrease the net load on Mongrel.

Greetings,

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