Question

How do I figure out what is wrong?

  • Posted on August 23, 2013
  • cjmiyakeAsked by cjmiyake

I followed the tutorial on railscasts.com concerning deployment to a VPS and got after a couple adjustments ran cap deploy:setup and cap deploy:cold without getting back any errors. I ssh’d into my droplet and restarted both Unicorn and Nginx but now i get a “can’t establish connection error.”

In the past I would use cpanel to take a look at the logs to see what error was being thrown…is there a way to check why my site is down?


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I believe you have to edit your virtualhost’s config and unicorn’s config to point to /home/root/apps/contests/current <br> <br>Check unicorn’s error logs, do you see anything?

woo hoo! getting closer (i think) <br> <br>*** [err :: 192.241.194.172] /etc/init.d/unicorn_contests: 25: kill: <br>*** [err :: 192.241.194.172] No such process <br>*** [err :: 192.241.194.172] <br>*** [err :: 192.241.194.172] Couldn’t reload, starting ‘cd /home/rails/current/current; bundle exec unicorn -D -c /home/rails/current/current/config/unicorn.rb -E production’ instead <br>*** [err :: 192.241.194.172] master failed to start, check stderr log for details <br> command finished in 3978ms <br>failed: “/bin/bash --login -c ‘/etc/init.d/unicorn_contests restart’” on 192.241.194.172

@cj.miyake: You should deploy it to /home/rails instead, I’m not sure if that railscasts video covers that though.