Fame, glory, and a lot of appreciation would shower upon anyone who can
indicate how to use mongrel with apache2, to get multiple public apps on
one host, without DNS or IP tweaking, etc.
To be concrete, let’s say we’re trying to expose the following sites
using Rails, Mongrel, and Apache2. It should be assumed that the person
doing the work has root access (is able to edit httpd.conf, to restart
the web server, etc.), but does not have the ability to alter IP or
DNS information. For reasons whose details are irrelevant, two other
requirements are that the site has to be exposed to the outside world
(127.0.0.1 is not sufficient) and that commercial hosting is not a
Apology: I know that I am asking a question that has been asked before.
However, I’ve been unable to uncover a proposed solution that was
reported by the questioner to work. For reference, some threads on the