Log in and navigate to the Dashboard. Click on deployments and complete the form. You will be required to select the size of your container and the region where your cluster is to be hosted.
Once the cluster is provisioned, a URL will be assigned to your project which will be displaced on the dashboard.
After building your project from Step 2. You will will be able to upload the output of your project build to your App containers. You can always find the form to upload your project from the dashboard by navigating to the task manager → App actions → Upload code.
From the upload form, under App code, select the output tar.gz file that was generated from the build.
In case you wish to deploy your app with meteor settings. You can select your meteor settings file from the upload form. If using a remote database (That is, a database not hosted by NodeChef), you must set the MONGO_URL and the MONGO_OPLOG_URL (optional) in your meteor settings file.
The tar.gz archive generated from the meteor build cannot exceed 256 megabytes in size.
Once you click the Deploy app button, you should be able to see the status of the deployment from the progress indicator which is displayed right below the Upload form.
The NodeChef base image runs Ubuntu 14.04 and comes with the below listed set of packages pre-installed.
In some cases you might want to install additional ubuntu packages other than the ones listed above. To do so, Navigate to the Task manager on the dashboard and click on App actions → Startup bash script. Write the bash script intended to run on Ubuntu which will install the package and use the save script button to trigger this update.