TurnKey Ruby on Rails Appliance is a server appliance for the Ruby on Rails Web development framework. It is designed to be easy to use and easy to maintain. Security patches are automatically installed. It provides a Web management interface, configuration console, and an AJAX Web shell. To minimize footprint the appliance is built from the ground up with the minimum required components. It runs everywhere thanks to multiple build formats, including an installable live CD, a VMDK with OVF support, and an Amazon EC2 AMI.
|Tags||Software Development Libraries Application Frameworks Operating Systems Linux Distributions CD-Based Installation/Setup Internet Web HTTP Servers Dynamic Content|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: All security updates have been pre-installed. The appliance has been configured to install security updates on the first boot (except when running live). webmin is tricked into not checking for upgrades (which are managed by apt). The latest version of inithooks is included and scripts were updated. Wget is included.
Release Notes: Ruby on Rails was upgraded to 2.3.2. Gems were upgraded. A bug that prevented Apache from proxying requests to the mongrel cluster was fixed. The Rails password and secret generation mechanism was improved. Database password is now randomly regenerated during installation.
Release Notes: The example Rails application was reconfigured for ease of use. The distribution was rebuilt on top of TurnKey Core, the new common base for all software appliances, which is assembled from Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS packages. A bug in the daily auto-updates mechanism was fixed. Significant usability and security enhancements were made, including confconsole support for systems with multiple NICs, password-free login in demo mode, SSL support, database password setting during installation, no passwords in demo mode, the inclusion of many generically useful Webmin modules, and improved embedded documentation.
No changes have been submitted for this release.