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Supported Unix distributions by this guide

  1. Ubuntu (16.04, 14.04 and 12.04)
  2. Debian (Jessie and Wheezy)

Ruby 版本

Huginn requires Ruby (MRI) 2.2 or 2.3. You will have to use the standard MRI implementation of Ruby. We love JRuby and Rubinius but Huginn needs several Gems that have native extensions.

Hardware requirements


  1. single core setups will work but depending on the amount of Huginn Agents and users it will run a bit slower since the application server and background jobs can not run simultaneously
  2. dual core setups are the recommended system/vps and will work well for a decent amount of Agents
  3. 3+ cores can be needed when running multiple DelayedJob workers


You need at least 0.5GB of physical and 0.5GB of addressable memory (swap) to install and use Huginn with the default configuration! With less memory you need to manually adjust the Gemfile and Huginn can respond with internal server errors when accessing the web interface.

  1. 256MB RAM + 0.5GB of swap is the absolute minimum but we strongly advise against this amount of memory. See the Wiki page about running Huginn on systems with low memory
  2. 0.5GB RAM + 0.5GB swap will work relatively well with SSD drives, but can feel a bit slow due to swapping
  3. 1GB RAM + 1GB swap will work with two unicorn workers and the threaded background worker
  4. 2GB RAM is the recommended memory size, it will support 2 unicorn workers and both the threaded and the old separate workers
  5. for each 300MB of additional RAM you can run one extra DelayedJob worker

Unicorn Workers

For most instances we recommend using: CPU cores = unicorn workers.

If you have a 512MB machine we recommend to configure only one Unicorn worker and use the threaded background worker to prevent excessive swapping.

小结:Linux系统Debian/Ubuntu,内存最好是在1GB以上,CPU核心=unicorn workers,这个在后面的设置要用到。


The Huginn installation consists of setting up the following components:

  1. Packages / Dependencies
  2. Ruby
  3. System Users
  4. Database
  5. Huginn
  6. Nginx

1.   安装包/依赖

sudo is not installed on Debian by default. Make sure your system is up-to-date and install it.

# run as root!
apt-get update -y
apt-get upgrade -y
apt-get install sudo -y

Note: During this installation some files will need to be edited manually. If you are familiar with vim set it as default editor with the commands below. If you are not familiar with vim please skip this and keep using the default editor.

# Install vim and set as default editor
sudo apt-get install -y vim
sudo update-alternatives --set editor /usr/bin/vim.basic

Import node.js repository (can be skipped on Ubuntu and Debian Jessie):

curl -sL | sudo bash -

Install the required packages (needed to compile Ruby and native extensions to Ruby gems):

sudo apt-get install -y runit build-essential git zlib1g-dev libyaml-dev libssl-dev libgdbm-dev libreadline-dev libncurses5-dev libffi-dev curl openssh-server checkinstall libxml2-dev libxslt-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libicu-dev logrotate python-docutils pkg-config cmake nodejs graphviz

Debian Stretch

Since Debian Stretch, runit isn’t started anymore automatically, but this gets handled by the init system. Additionally, Ruby requires the OpenSSL 1.0 development packages instead of 1.1. For a default installation use these packages:

 sudo apt-get install -y runit-systemd libssl1.0-dev

2.   Ruby

The use of Ruby version managers such as RVM, rbenv or chruby with Huginn in production frequently leads to hard-to-diagnose problems. Version managers are not supported and we strongly advise everyone to follow the instructions below to use a system Ruby.

Remove the old Ruby versions if present:

sudo apt-get remove -y ruby1.8 ruby1.9

Download Ruby and compile it:

mkdir /tmp/ruby && cd /tmp/ruby
curl -L --progress | tar xj
cd ruby-2.3.4
./configure --disable-install-rdoc
make -j`nproc`
sudo make install

Install the bundler and foreman gems:

sudo gem install rake bundler foreman --no-ri --no-rdoc

3.   系统用户

Create a user for Huginn:

sudo adduser --disabled-login --gecos 'Huginn' huginn

4.   数据库

Install the database packages

sudo apt-get install -y mysql-server mysql-client libmysqlclient-dev

# Pick a MySQL root password (can be anything), type it and press enter,
# retype the MySQL root password and press enter

For Debian Stretch, replace libmysqlclient-dev with default-libmysqlclient-dev. See the additional notes section for more information.

Check the installed MySQL version (remember if its >= 5.5.3 for the .env configuration done later):

mysql --version

Secure your installation

sudo mysql_secure_installation

Login to MySQL

mysql -u root -p

# Type the MySQL root password

Create a user for Huginn do not type the mysql>, this is part of the prompt. Change $password in the command below to a real password you pick

mysql> CREATE USER 'huginn'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY '$password';

Ensure you can use the InnoDB engine which is necessary to support long indexes

mysql> SET default_storage_engine=INNODB;

# If this fails, check your MySQL config files (e.g. `/etc/mysql/*.cnf`, `/etc/mysql/conf.d/*`)
# for the setting "innodb = off"

Grant the Huginn user necessary permissions on the database

mysql> GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, DROP, INDEX, ALTER, LOCK TABLES ON `huginn_production`.* TO 'huginn'@'localhost';

Quit the database session

mysql> \q

Try connecting to the new database with the new user

sudo -u huginn -H mysql -u huginn -p -D huginn_production

# Type the password you replaced $password with earlier

You should now see ERROR 1049 (42000): Unknown database 'huginn_production' which is fine because we will create the database later.

You are done installing the database and can go back to the rest of the installation.

5.   Huginn

Clone the Source

# We'll install Huginn into the home directory of the user "huginn"
cd /home/huginn

# Clone Huginn repository
sudo -u huginn -H git clone -b master huginn

# Go to Huginn installation folder
cd /home/huginn/huginn

# Copy the example Huginn config
sudo -u huginn -H cp .env.example .env

# Create the log/, tmp/pids/ and tmp/sockets/ directories
sudo -u huginn mkdir -p log tmp/pids tmp/sockets

# Make sure Huginn can write to the log/ and tmp/ directories
sudo chown -R huginn log/ tmp/
sudo chmod -R u+rwX,go-w log/ tmp/

# Make sure permissions are set correctly
sudo chmod -R u+rwX,go-w log/
sudo chmod -R u+rwX tmp/
sudo -u huginn -H chmod o-rwx .env

# Copy the example Unicorn config
sudo -u huginn -H cp config/unicorn.rb.example config/unicorn.rb

Configure it

# Update Huginn config file and follow the instructions
sudo -u huginn -H editor .env

If you are using a local MySQL server the database configuration should look like this (use the password of the huginn MySQL user you created earlier):


# MySQL only: If you are running a MySQL server >=5.5.3, you should
# set DATABASE_ENCODING to utf8mb4 instead of utf8 so that the
# database can hold 4-byte UTF-8 characters like emoji.

Important: Uncomment the RAILS_ENV setting to run Huginn in the production rails environment


Change the Unicorn config if needed, the has a section explaining the suggested amount of unicorn workers:

# Increase the amount of workers if you expect to have a high load instance.
# 2 are enough for most use cases, if the server has less then 2GB of RAM
# decrease the worker amount to 1
sudo -u huginn -H editor config/unicorn.rb

Important Note: Make sure to edit both .env and unicorn.rb to match your setup.

Note: If you want to use HTTPS, which is what we recommend, see Using HTTPS for the additional steps.

Note: For configuration changes after finishing the initial installation you have to re-export (see Install Init Script) the init script every time you change .env, unicorn.rb or your Procfile!

Install Gems

Note: As of bundler 1.5.2, you can invoke bundle install -jN (where N the number of your processor cores) and enjoy parallel gem installation with measurable difference in completion time (~60% faster). Check the number of your cores with nproc. For more information check this post. First make sure you have bundler >= 1.5.2 (run bundle -v) as it addresses some issues that were fixed in 1.5.2.

sudo -u huginn -H bundle install --deployment --without development test

Initialize Database

# Create the database
sudo -u huginn -H bundle exec rake db:create RAILS_ENV=production

# Migrate to the latest version
sudo -u huginn -H bundle exec rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production

# Create admin user and example agents using the default admin/password login
sudo -u huginn -H bundle exec rake db:seed RAILS_ENV=production SEED_USERNAME=admin SEED_PASSWORD=password

When done you see See the Huginn Wiki for more Agent examples!

Note: This will create an initial user, you can change the username and password by supplying it in environmental variables SEED_USERNAME and SEED_PASSWORD as seen above. If you don’t change the password (and it is set to the default one) please wait with exposing Huginn to the public internet until the installation is done and you’ve logged into the server and changed your password.

Compile Assets

sudo -u huginn -H bundle exec rake assets:precompile RAILS_ENV=production

Install Init Script

Huginn uses foreman to generate the init scripts based on a Procfile

Edit the Procfile and choose one of the suggested versions for production

sudo -u huginn -H editor Procfile

Comment out (disable) these two lines

web: bundle exec rails server -p ${PORT-3000} -b ${IP-}
jobs: bundle exec rails runner bin/threaded.rb

Enable (remove the comment) from these lines or those

# web: bundle exec unicorn -c config/unicorn.rb
# jobs: bundle exec rails runner bin/threaded.rb

Export the init scripts:

sudo bundle exec rake production:export

Note: You have to re-export the init script every time you change the configuration in .env or your Procfile!

Setup Logrotate

sudo cp deployment/logrotate/huginn /etc/logrotate.d/huginn

Ensure Your Huginn Instance Is Running

sudo bundle exec rake production:status

6.   Nginx

Note: Nginx is the officially supported web server for Huginn. If you cannot or do not want to use Nginx as your web server, the wiki has a page on how to configure apache.


sudo apt-get install -y nginx

Site Configuration

Copy the example site config:

sudo cp deployment/nginx/huginn /etc/nginx/sites-available/huginn
sudo ln -s /etc/nginx/sites-available/huginn /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/huginn

Make sure to edit the config file to match your setup, if you are running multiple nginx sites remove the default_serverargument from the listen directives:

# Change YOUR_SERVER_FQDN to the fully-qualified
# domain name of your host serving Huginn.
sudo editor /etc/nginx/sites-available/huginn

Remove the default nginx site, if huginn is the only enabled nginx site:

sudo rm /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default

Note: If you want to use HTTPS, which is what we recommend, replace the huginn Nginx config with huginn-ssl. See Using HTTPS for HTTPS configuration details.

Test Configuration

Validate your huginn or huginn-ssl Nginx config file with the following command:

sudo nginx -t

You should receive syntax is okay and test is successful messages. If you receive errors check your huginn or huginn-ssl Nginx config file for typos, etc. as indicated in the error message given.


sudo service nginx restart


Initial Login

Visit YOUR_SERVER in your web browser for your first Huginn login. The setup has created a default admin account for you. You can use it to log in:

admin (or your SEED_USERNAME)
password (or your SEED_PASSWORD)


You can use cd /home/huginn/huginn && sudo bundle exec rake production:start and cd /home/huginn/huginn && sudo bundle exec rake production:stop to start and stop Huginn.

Be sure to read the section about how to update your Huginn installation as well! You can also use Capistrano to keep your installation up to date.

Note: We also recommend applying standard security practices to your server, including installing a firewall (ufw is good on Ubuntu and also available for Debian).



To use Huginn with HTTPS:

  1. In .env:
    1. Set the FORCE_SSL option to true.
  2. Use the huginn-ssl Nginx example config instead of the huginn config:
    1. sudo cp deployment/nginx/huginn-ssl /etc/nginx/sites-available/huginn
    2. Update YOUR_SERVER_FQDN.
    3. Update ssl_certificate and ssl_certificate_key.
    4. Review the configuration file and consider applying other security and performance enhancing features.

Restart Nginx, export the init script and restart Huginn:

cd /home/huginn/huginn
sudo service nginx restart
sudo bundle exec rake production:export

Using a self-signed certificate is discouraged, but if you must use it follow the normal directions. Then generate the certificate:

sudo mkdir -p /etc/nginx/ssl/
cd /etc/nginx/ssl/
sudo openssl req -newkey rsa:2048 -x509 -nodes -days 3560 -out huginn.crt -keyout huginn.key
sudo chmod o-r huginn.key


If something went wrong during the installation please make sure you followed the instructions and did not miss a step.

When your Huginn instance still is not working first run the self check:

cd /home/huginn/huginn
sudo bundle exec rake production:check

We are sorry when you are still having issues, now please check the various log files for error messages:

Nginx error log /var/log/nginx/huginn_error.log

This file should be empty, it is the first place to look because nginx is the first application handling the request your are sending to Huginn.


  1. connect() to unix:/home/huginn/huginn/tmp/sockets/unicorn.socket failed: The Unicorn application server is not running, ensure you uncommented one of the example configuration below the PRODUCTION label in your Profile and the unicorn config file (/home/huginn/huginn/config/unicorn.rb) exists.
  2. 138 open() "/home/huginn/huginn/public/..." failed (13: Permission denied): The /home/huginn/huginn/publicdirectory needs to be readable by the nginx user (which is per default www-data)

Unicorn log /home/huginn/huginn/log/unicorn.log

Should only contain HTTP request log entries like: - - [18/Aug/2015:21:15:12 +0000] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 200 - 0.0110

If you see ruby exception backtraces or other error messages the problem could be one of the following:

  1. The configuration file /home/huginn/huginn/config/unicorn.rb does not exist
  2. Gem dependencies where not installed

Rails Application log /home/huginn/huginn/log/production.log

This file is pretty verbose, you want to look at it if you are getting the We're sorry, but something went wrong. error message when using Huginn. This is an example backtrace that can help you or other huginn developers locate the issue:

NoMethodError (undefined method `name' for nil:NilClass):
app/controllers/jobs_controller.rb:6:in `index'
config/initializers/silence_worker_status_logger.rb:5:in `call_with_silence_worker_status'

Runit/Background Worker logs /home/huginn/huginn/log/*/current

Those files will contain error messages or backtraces if one of your agent is not performing as they should. The easiest way to debug an Agent is to watch all your log files for changes and trigger the agent to run via the Huginn web interface.

The log file location depends your Procfile configuration, this command will give you a list of the available logs:

ls -al /home/huginn/huginn/log/*/current

When you want to monitor the background processes you can easily watch all the files for changes:

tail -f /home/huginn/huginn/log/*/current

我遇到的问题:unicorn workers设置导致Huginn502错误。上面已经说过CPU cores = unicorn workers,所以我们在执行:sudo -u huginn -H editor config/unicorn.rb时一定要根据自己的VPS的CPU来修改对应的数值。















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  1. Avatar for xh xh


    2020年7月3日 18:39 回复
  2. Avatar for weeper weeper


    2020年1月4日 23:33 回复
  3. Avatar for weeper weeper

    站长,我按照教程安装huginn最后也出现了 bad gateway 502 错误。
    worker_processes Integer(ENV[“WEB_CONCURRENCY”] || 2)
    默认是2,我的vps cpu只有单核,于是我改成1,最后运行502,然后又找到这里修改为2,执行初始化脚本
    sudo bundle exec rake production:export


    2020年1月4日 23:29 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2020年1月6日 10:36 回复
  4. Avatar for 深蓝 深蓝

    在第二部分 第5节,执行 sudo -u huginn -H editor .env 之后,误清空了内容并保存了。应该如何回复呢?

    2019年9月18日 21:11 回复
  5. Avatar for yiranzhimo yiranzhimo

    您好,我有一个想问一下您,配置完毕以后,我在浏览器输入IP地址,但是显示502 Bad Gateway,是不是需要端口进行访问?

    2019年6月22日 19:03 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2019年7月2日 16:22 回复
  6. Avatar for 椰子 椰子

    您好,在To use Huginn with HTTPS的时候,第二步用huginn-ssl取代huginn中,Update ssl_certificate and ssl_certificate_key,是什么意思,具体应该怎么操作呢?感谢🙏

    2018年4月23日 10:54 回复
  7. Avatar for 鹿生鲜 鹿生鲜

    sudo apt-get install -y runit-systemd libssl1.0-dev
    出现unable to locate package

    2018年3月19日 14:15 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi

      先执行:sudo apt-get update,然后就可以了。

      2018年3月21日 12:42 回复
      • Avatar for 贾英杰 贾英杰

        你好,执行了sudo apt-get update,还是会提示
        E: Unable to locate package runit-systemd
        E: Unable to locate package libssl1.0-dev

        2020年2月13日 18:12 回复
  8. Avatar for xzymoe xzymoe


    2017年12月18日 10:24 回复
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      2017年12月18日 18:09 回复
  9. Avatar for 刘


    2017年9月10日 17:15 回复
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      2017年9月11日 09:14 回复
      • Avatar for 刘

        按照步骤操作,安装的rake版本高于12.0.0,不能用,我能否把vps账号给你 你帮我试试

        2017年9月11日 09:29 回复
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          2018年2月15日 00:15来自移动端 回复
  10. 以前记得有个和IFFIT差不多的网站的,好久没用忘记了。


    2017年8月31日 20:17 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2017年9月1日 09:05 回复
  11. 照规律今天应该是Qi更新的日子啊,咋没更呢?

    2017年8月30日 13:34 回复
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      2017年8月31日 09:39 回复
  12. @qi 红帽官方发邮件了,OpenShift Online 2将于9月30号下线。

    2017年8月29日 10:35 回复
  13. IFTTT怎么用我都没高清楚

    2017年8月28日 23:55 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2017年8月29日 13:55 回复
  14. 先收藏…现在连ifttt都不用了直接靠手动了

    2017年8月28日 21:29 回复
  15. 先收藏了,刚在折腾transmission和mldonkey

    2017年8月28日 18:44 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2017年8月29日 14:03 回复
      • p2@p下载看的是有没有人在做种,有人的话我VPS上的任务基本是满速。

        2017年8月29日 14:06 回复
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          2017年8月31日 09:42 回复
  16. Avatar for 画江湖 画江湖


    2017年8月28日 16:44 回复
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      2017年8月28日 17:48 回复
      • Avatar for 画江湖 画江湖


        2017年8月28日 17:50 回复
        • Avatar for Qi Qi


          2017年8月28日 18:22 回复
          • 必盛这家感觉没啥优势…分销还这么贵

            2017年8月29日 18:35 回复
            • Avatar for Qi Qi


              2017年8月31日 09:40 回复
      • 必胜是做虚拟主机起家的,主要业务就是虚拟主机,他们家虚拟主机看着还不错

        2017年8月30日 13:38 回复
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          2017年8月31日 09:39 回复
  17. ifttt目前够用

    2017年8月28日 00:50 回复
  18. 🙂 😀 我想到了邪恶的用法

    2017年8月27日 23:24 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2017年8月28日 14:18 回复
      • 我也是巷道的这一点

        2017年8月28日 23:02 回复
        • Avatar for Qi Qi


          2017年8月29日 13:57 回复
  19. 莫名想到抓鸡,公众号就是肉鸡

    2017年8月27日 22:48来自移动端 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2017年8月28日 14:19 回复
  20. 我还以为是特殊的RSS *******工具哈 🙂

    2017年8月27日 22:21 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2017年8月28日 14:19 回复
  21. 都是英文

    2017年8月27日 22:14 回复
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      2017年8月28日 14:20 回复
  22. 英文渣表示看不懂

    2017年8月27日 22:00来自iPhone 回复
  23. Avatar for WONK WONK


    2017年8月27日 21:41 回复
    • Avatar for Qi Qi


      2017年8月28日 14:38 回复
  24. IFTTT一般也够用了,而且有Phone Call之类的服务,自建很难实现

    2017年8月27日 21:34 回复
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      2017年8月28日 14:39 回复


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