Forum: Ruby on Rails Running commands like ar_send mail from a HTTP request

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eriwright (Guest)
on 2008-11-01 01:12
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Hi I am new to rails so I apologize if this question seems silly.

I have set up ar_mailer in my app and its working great.  the problem
is I will be running my app on  a  shared hosting plan where I don't
have access to the command line.

The service says they can schedule tasks using HTTP request which
makes sense but how do I get the command "ar_sendmail" to run from a
controller.  Normally I would just run that command or a derivative of
it from the root of my app.

Thanks in advance.
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