Staytus is a complete solution for publishing the latest information about
any issues with your web applications, networks or services. Along with
absolutely beautiful public & admin interfaces, Staytus is a powerful tool for
any organization with customers that rely on them to be online 24/7.
Installation from source
- Ruby 2.1 or greater
- RubyGems and Bundler
- A MySQL database server
- Bundler (
gem install bundler)
- Procodile (
gem install procodile)
Alternativly, these basic instructions will get you up and running:
Before start, you'll need to create a new MySQL database:
mysql$ CREATE DATABASE `staytus` CHARSET utf8 COLLATE utf8_unicode_ci; mysql$ GRANT ALL ON staytus.* TO `staytus`@`localhost` IDENTIFIED BY "a_secure_password";
$ git clone https://github.com/adamcooke/staytus $ cd staytus $ git checkout stable $ bundle install --deployment --without development:test $ cp config/database.example.yml config/database.yml $ nano -w config/database.yml # Add your database configuration $ bundle exec rake staytus:build staytus:install $ procodile start --foreground
This will run the application on HTTP port 5000. When you first
login, you'll be able to add your own site settings. Browse to http://[IP]:8787
You may also want to change the SMTP configuration via environment variables,
which are described in
To run staytus in the background, simply run
procodile start without the
Once you've installed Staytus, you can easily upgrade it by
following this process.
$ cd path/to/staytus $ git pull origin stable $ bundle $ bundle exec rake staytus:build staytus:upgrade
Once you've done this, you should ensure you restart any Staytus
processes which you have running.
All e-mail notifications are sent through a background worker process. This will be started automatically when you run the application using
foreman start. If you don't do this, you can run jobs using
bundle exec rake jobs:work.
To log in for the first time, visit the
/admin, and log in with email
firstname.lastname@example.org and password
password. You will probably want to go to
Settings -> Users and set up your admins.
All themes are stored in the
content/themes directory. You can
add your own themes in this directory but we do not recommend
making changes to the
default theme as these changes may get
overridden in an upgrade.
Full details about how to make these will be coming soon.
Examples in the wild
If you're running Staytus in the wild, let us know so we can
add you to the list.
Here's a few extra screenshots from the admin and public interfaces.