I have installed apache2 in my ubuntu 8.04 64bit os.
Install mongrel and mongrel_cluster gem.
sudo gem install --include-dependencies mongrel
sudo gem install --include-dependencies mongrel_cluster
Then configure ur mongrel cluster.here i have started my application in production mode
mongrel_rails cluster::configure -e production -p 7000 -N 2
here i have configured with port 7000.
Check ur mods-enabled in ur apache directory
If u find any problem mentioning Invalid command 'RewriteEngine', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration
Invalid command 'Proxy', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration
then you have enter into the mods-available folder and enable the module with the command a2enmod rewrite & a2enmod proxy_balancer
Then we have to create our configuration inside 000-default or the file which u have created,but make sure if you have created ur own configuration then you have to enable it.
My Configuration looks like
Now you configure your /etc/hosts/
configuration looks like
While restarting the apache server if u came across any error
apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName
... waiting .apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName
Refer this Tutorial
Now you can browse your application using the url part