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passenger_apache2 (20) Versions 1.0.0

Installs Passenger for Apache2

cookbook 'passenger_apache2', '= 1.0.0'
cookbook 'passenger_apache2', '= 1.0.0', :supermarket
knife cookbook site install passenger_apache2
knife cookbook site download passenger_apache2
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Installs passenger for Apache 2.



Tested on Ubuntu 10.04. Should work on any Ubuntu/Debian platforms.


Opscode cookbooks:

  • apache2
  • build-essential


  • passenger[:version] - Specify the version of passenger to install.
  • passenger[:max_pool_size] - Sets PassengerMaxPoolSize in the Apache module config.
  • passenger[:root_path] - The location of the passenger gem.
  • passenger[:module_path] - The location of the compiled passenger apache module.



Installs the passenger gem.


Installs the passenger gem and enables the module in Apache2.


For example, to run a Rails application on passenger:

include_recipe "rails"
include_recipe "passenger_apache2"

web_app "myproj" do
  docroot "/srv/myproj/public"
  server_name "myproj.#{node[:domain]}"
  server_aliases [ "myproj", node[:hostname] ]
  rails_env "production"

A sample config template is provided, web_app.conf.erb. If this is suitable for your application, add 'cookbook "passenger"' to the define above to use that template. Otherwise, copy the template to the cookbook where you're using web_app, and modify as needed. The cookbook parameter is optional, if omitted it will search the cookbook where the define is used.

License and Author

Author:: Joshua Timberman ( Author:: Joshua Sierles ( Author:: Michael Hale (

Copyright:: 2009-2011, Opscode, Inc Copyright:: 2009, 37signals Coprighty:: 2009, Michael Hale

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

Dependent cookbooks

build-essential >= 0.0.0
apache2 >= 1.0.4

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