Ruby on Rails is a server-side, web application framework. It encourages and facilitates the use of web standards such as JSON or XML for data transfer, and HTML, CSSand JavaScript for display and user interfacing. This guide will show you how to deploy a SkySilk VPS for Ruby on Rails hosting.

How to set up a Ruby on Rails server with SkySilk VPS in 8 Steps

If you want to restart the install process on your VM you can use the following command; 'turnkey-init'.

1. Deploy a SkySilk Ruby on Rails VPS Template.

2. Login to your VPS. SSH into your VPS using root@ipaddress and the password you set in the SkySilk dashboard. If you are connecting from a Unix-like machine (Mac OS or Linux), or by using PuTTY with Windows then the command to connect is simply:

ssh [user]@[ip address]

where [user] is your username, typically root, and [ip address] is the IP address of the virtual machine.

# for example:

ssh root@204.44.81.xx

(Read: How To Access Linux VPS via SSH)

3. Choose a MySQL password and confirm:

4. Press Enter or Skip on the Initialize Hub Services screen:

5. Enter your email if you would like system notifications. Otherwise, press Enter.

6. Press Enter to Install Security Updates screen:

- Take note of your Ruby on Rails domain addresses:

7. Navigate to your Ruby on Rails server on the web. Open your web browser and go to your SkySilk VPS IP Address, you should be brought to your Ruby on Rails control panel. You may have to bypass security settings (click Proceed to IP Address to continue to your login page):

8. Start using your hosted Ruby on Rails server with SkySilk!

 For additional resources on specifics of using Ruby on Rails, please consult Ruby on Rails Support and Community reference material:

Ruby on Rails Support

Ruby on Rails Documentation

Ruby on Rails Blog