[Rubygems-developers] How to Setup Secure GemServer

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Tue Jul 15 15:13:13 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Jim Freeze <rubygems at freeze.org> wrote:
> Hi
> Does anyone have some instructions on how to setup a secure gem server.
> Basically, we want to be able to run our own gemserver behind https
> and require some type of authentication.
> I've never setup https, so don't know if this is trivial with gem server or not.

Serving Gems is just like serving stating files, regarding
autorization I think you need to add that to the source url:

gem sources --add proto://user:password@host.domain.com/folder/

(don't forget the last slash after folder).

Is up to you generate the indexes ;-)

Luis Lavena
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