While upgrading Ghost from 0.7.x to 0.11.4 I ran into some problems that were causing my site to throw
502 Service Unavailable
Seemed to be problems with the node installation and some of the errors that I felt were relevant didn't seem to help when googling for problems.
npm ERR! Failed at the email@example.com start script 'node index'.
node index was failing. It seemed to be a problem with sqlite3, as this error was also showing up
npm install sqlite3 --save Error: Cannot find module '/var/www/ghost/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/binding/node-v46-linux-x64/node_sqlite3.node'
Here's what ended up getting me back online. The part I was missing was cleaning out the
This assumes you've installed ghost at
cd /var/www wget http://ghost.org/zip/ghost-latest.zip rm -rf ghost/core unzip -uo ghost-latest.zip -d ghost cd ghost chown -R ghost:ghost ghost/* npm cache clean rm -rf node_modules npm install --production service ghost restart
Hope this helps someone!