[Rubygems-developers] How to Setup Secure GemServer

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Wed Jul 16 22:37:50 EDT 2008


On Jul 15, 2008, at 11:36 AM, Jim Freeze wrote:
> 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.

As of RubyGems 1.2.0, you should be able to fetch gems from an https  
repository, but I'm not sure.  I know earlier versions don't support  
fetching from https.

There are no provisions in RubyGems for authenticated gem repositories.


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