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Setting up Ruby on Rails at Bluehost

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

I recently hosted my Ruby on Rails (ROR) application at Bluehost and I am laying out a step by step approach. I have tried to keep it as simple as I can.

The following steps are for setting up ROR application in a shared hosting environment at Bluehost. Bluehost does not let you use mongrel in a shared hosting as this requires running the server at a different port (12010 etc..). In order to use mongrel you need to have a dedicated IP.  In a shared hosting environment you will need to enable FastCGI in your web server ( Apache). Also the following example uses an Add on Domain .