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Old 25th January 2013, 19:29
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Your tutorial, The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.3 x86_64 (Apache2, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3) - Page 4 says:

Starting with version 3.0.3, ISPConfig 3 has built-in support for Ruby. Instead of using CGI/FastCGI, ISPConfig depends on mod_ruby being available in the server's Apache.
For CentOS 6.3, there's no mod_ruby package available, so we must compile it ourselves.

Then, the tutorial says to download mod_ruby:

My problem is that doesn't exist anymore.
My first question is: is ruby the same as mod_ruby? If I can find a source for Ruby and compile it on my machine, will that allow ISPConfig 3 to run properly?

BTW, I found what appears to be source for mod_ruby at
Is this the source and could I compile mod_ruby from this?

BTW, maybe this source is better... Maybe I answered my own question...what do you think?

Yes, I did answer my own question...the wget command appears to have worked and I appear to have installed mod_ruby by following the directions...

My second unrelated question is: my machine is a 32 bit machine rather than 64 I'm using the Centos i686 downloads rather than the Centos x86_64 downloads...does your tutorial apply for i686 as well as x86_64?

Thanks for your help.

Last edited by d14279755; 25th January 2013 at 19:57.
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