The Engine Yard capistrano tasks are for use specifically with Engine Yard Managed services. But can be used as examples for building other tasks as well.
Capistrano >= 2.2.0
NOTE: When using a git repository use Capistrano >= 2.5.3.
$ gem install eycap
Your initial deploy.rb will be provided for you when your servers are provisioned on Engine Yard Managed. In order to deploy your application, you can go to the
RAILS_ROOT folder and run:
$ capify .
This generates the
Capfile and the
config/deploy.rb file for you. You'll replace the
config/deploy.rb file with the
deploy.rb given to you by Engine Yard.
For deploying Rails 3.1 or greater apps using the asset pipeline read more on the linked page.
Deploying to Environment
To ensure your environments are ready to deploy, check on staging.
$ cap staging deploy:check
This will determine if all requirements are met to deploy. Sometimes if the default folders are not setup you may be able to repair by running:
$ cap staging deploy:setup
If you cannot get
deploy:check to pass, please open a new support ticket and let us know.
Now you're ready to do a test deploy.
cap deploy:cold will run your migrations and start (instead of restart) your app server.
$ cap staging deploy:cold
Or if you have already dumped a copy of your data to staging or do not want to run migrations you can simply do a deploy.
$ cap staging deploy
And to do all this on production, just change the environment name and you'll be all set.
$ cap production deploy
For a list of all available commands, run:
$ cap -T
This will show you not only the default capistrano commands but also the ones you get by including the eycap gem.
If you'd like to contribute to the eycap gem please create a fork, then send a pull request and a member of the eycap team will review it.
When you run into a problem please check the issues to see if one has been reported. If not, please report the issue and we'll get to work on fixing it.
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