Marketplace Ruby on Rails droplet documentation

Is there additional documentation for the Digital Ocean marketplace Ruby on Rails droplet? While it is really useful to have everything set up for you, I don’t know how to deploy a new rails app that isn’t named ‘example’ to this new droplet


Does anyone have new documentation on how to deploy an application to Digital Ocean with rails using Marketplace? I haven’t been able to figure out how to change the example app for the app that I want to actually deploy. I tried to delete the example folder then create the folder again and inside I cloned my repository, but it didn’t work. I also didn’t let me to run rails db:create to create the db or access to postgresql via sudo -u postgres sqlp. I enter the password for the rails user but it says that is incorrect.

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@alotcloser thanks for offering. Sure, if you have some updated documentation and want to share it here, I can review with the team and see if it is possible to incorporate it into the Ruby on Rails app listing page. Much appreciated!

The functionality is great, but the documentation around this is sad. There is a helpful answer here:


Great question. You can find the documentation for it here:

I realize that this may not answer every question that anyone will have, but it should give you a baseline for understanding how we set it up. Understanding how to modify it to fit your needs may be a bit more relative.