Deploying to OpenShift

If you deploy your applications to Heroku you can only upload 5 applications, if you want to deploy a new one, you need to verify you account with your credit card.

Heroku Error

These are the steps you need to follow to deploy to OpenShift.

Requirements

Changes in your code

  • app.listen with process.env.OPENSHIFT_NODEJS_PORT and process.env.OPENSHIFT_NODEJS_IP, both requires.
  • In your package.json set your "main": 'yourMainFile.js and "script": { "start": "node yourMainFile.js" }

Deploying our app

  • Add a new application

    Choose a web programming cartridge

  • Choose a name (second input will be same for all you apps)

    Fill our name and our domain

  • Fill our Git URL and our branch name

    Where you can find your Git URL and your branch name at Github

    Fill your Git URL and your branch name

  • “Create Application”. It will take some time

    You will be redirected here when you finish deployment

  • Enter to “Application”, then into your App and check it’s started.

    Your applications list Details of your application

Enviroment variables

In my case I have my database in mLab, so I need to create some enviroment variables.

If you find a better way to solve this limitation. Feel free to contribute to our Wiki and share it with us.

You can check the app working at http://voting-pitazo.rhcloud.com/#/polls