How to Deploy ActionCable and Rails 5 To Production

February 4, 2016

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Hi, I'm Chris. I'm the creator of GoRails, and Jumpstart. I spend my time creating tutorials and tools to help Ruby on Rails developers build apps better and faster.

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Learn how to deploy ActionCable and Rails 5 with Passenger



# If you don't have redis server already installed, 
# make sure to install that if you choose to use that as the backend
sudo apt-get install redis-server
# config/cable.yml
  url: redis://localhost:6379

local: &local
  url: redis://localhost:6379

development: *local
test: *local
# config/routes.rb
mount ActionCable.server => "/cable"
# app/assets/javascripts/channels/
App.cable = ActionCable.createConsumer("/cable")
# config/environments/production
config.action_cable.allowed_request_origins = [""]
# /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default
server {
  listen 80;

  passenger_enabled on;
  rails_env production;
  root /home/deploy/gorails/current/public;

  location /cable {
    passenger_app_group_name gorails_websocket;
    passenger_force_max_concurrent_requests_per_process 0;

  error_page 500 502 503 504 /50x.html;
  location = /50x.html {
    root html;

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