In this guide we explain two different methods to restart Ruby applications.
Restart from the Hosting Panel
1 - Access your Hosting Panel
Just follow instruccions of How to access your Hosting Panel.
2 - Click on Ruby Applications
Look for and click on Ruby Applications icon.
3 - Restart app
You will see a listing of all Ruby application configured in the current hosting account. Just locate the one you whish to restart and click on Reboot link.
Restart creating a restart.txt file
The secod method to restart an application is usually more convenient, as it only requires to create or update a file named restart.txt that must be located in the tmp folder of you Ruby application.
In other words: if your applications root folder is /home/username/ruby/myapp you must create or update the file /home/username/ruby/myapp/tmp/restart.txt
You can do so using SSH, FTP or other deployment utilities such as Capistrano. Just access your account using SSH and excecute:
cd /home/username/ruby/myapp touch tmp/restart.txt