Installing Passenger + Standalone on a Linux/Unix production server
for Node.js apps + Mac OS X
On this page, we will install Passenger. After installing Passenger we can begin with deploying the app.
Table of contents
Step 1: install Passenger package
You can install Passenger through Homebrew:
$ brew install passenger
Not using Homebrew? Please go back to the operating system selection menu and choose "Other" as operating system.
Step 2: check installation
After installation, please validate the install by running
sudo /usr/local/bin/passenger-config validate-install. For example:
$ sudo /usr/local/bin/passenger-config validate-install * Checking whether this Phusion Passenger install is in PATH... ✓ * Checking whether there are no other Phusion Passenger installations... ✓
All checks should pass. If any of the checks do not pass, please follow the suggestions on screen.
Now that you have installed Passenger, you are ready to deploy your Node.js application on the production server!