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Knowledge Base:  Hosting - Site Management System Plesk 9.x:  Installing Ruby Web Applications
You can install on your site custom Web applications developed in the Ruby 
programming language.

To install on your site an application written in Ruby:
1 On your Home page, select the domain name you need, then, under Hosting, 
click Setup.
2 Select the CGI and FastCGI check boxes, and click OK.
3 Connect to your FTP account, change to the /httpdocs directory, and create a 
subdirectory where the application files will reside. Let's call this directory 
your_application, for illustration purposes.
4 Upload the application files to the htdocs/your_application directory.
5 Create a file with name .htaccess in this directory, open it with a text editor of 
your choice and add the following lines into the file:
RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^$ /public/index.html [L] RewriteCond %
{REQUEST_URI} !^/your_application/public RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /public/$1 [L] 
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ public/dispatch.fcgi/
$1 [QSA,L]
6 Save the file.
7 Remove the file your_application/public/.htaccess
8 Open the file your_application/public/dispatch.fcgi with a text editor and put the 
following lines there: #!/usr/bin/ruby
9 Save the file.
Now the web application will be accessible at the following URL: http://your-
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