In Ruby/Rails, if you’re running into the following error: Net::HTTPBadResponse: wrong status line When attempting to post data to a secure (https) url, with something similar to: Net::HTTP::post_form("https://www.example.com",{})   Then you can rewrite your request to avoid the exception like this: url = URI.parse("https://www.example.com") http = Net::HTTP.new(url.host,url.port) http.use_ssl = true request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(url.path,{}) request = http.request(request)   After which, you can access the request response in the same way as [...]
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To run a rake task within a shell script using a cron job, do the following: First, specify the shell at the top of your .sh script #!/bin/sh   Then, change your directory to your rails application in your .sh script cd /home/user/app/current   Now, you need to manually define your PATH within the script: PATH=/your/paths:/etc/etc   To see your user’s PATH, do the following in your terminal: echo $PATH [...]
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