Forum: Ruby Changing port for WEBrick ???

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John N. Alegre (Guest)
on 2006-02-18 21:45
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After working with rails code I have decided that WEBrick would be quite
usefull for serving documents to a local LAN.  To that end I want to
WEBrick listen over a different port for each set of documents I need to
serve.  I am just using the stock Rails framework here and starting

libros ~%script/server.

How can I change the port form 3000 to something else ... say 3020.  I
tried putting


in either config/environment.rb or config/environments/production.rb and
starting WEBrick with

libros ~%script/server --environment=production

It always comes up listening on port 3000.  Naturally I do not want to
modify the default lighttpd.conf file

How can I do this? All help welcomed.

Dae San H. (Guest)
on 2006-02-18 21:51
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I think you should post rails related questions to

Try "server webrick -p3020".

Shashank D. (Guest)
on 2006-02-18 21:57
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"John N. Alegre" <removed_email_address@domain.invalid> wrote:
How can I change the port form 3000 to something else ... say 3020. I
tried putting


  C:\_Rails\presentror>ruby script/server --help
=> Booting WEBrick...
Usage: ruby server [options]
      -p, --port=port                  Runs Rails on the specified port.
                                     Default: 3000
    -b, --binding=ip                 Binds Rails to the specified ip.
    -e, --environment=name           Specifies the environment to run
this server under (test/development/production).
                                     Default: development
    -m, --mime-types=filename        Specifies an Apache style
mime.types configuration file to be used for mime types
                                     Default: none
    -d, --daemon                     Make Rails run as a Daemon (only
works if fork is available -- meaning on *nix).
    -c, --charset=charset            Set default charset for output.
                                     Default: UTF-8
      -h, --help                       Show this help message.

  C:\_Rails\presentror>ruby script/server --port=3020
=> Booting WEBrick...
=> Rails application started on
=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server; call with --help for options
[2006-02-18 13:54:41] INFO  WEBrick 1.3.1
[2006-02-18 13:54:41] INFO  ruby 1.8.2 (2004-12-25) [i386-mswin32]
[2006-02-18 13:54:41] INFO  WEBrick::HTTPServer#start: pid=5948
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