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AWS EC2 user data script to start beanstalkd instance (Amazon Linux instance type)
#!/bin/bash -ex
set -e -x
# Log output
exec > >(tee /var/log/user-data.log|logger -t user-data -s 2>/dev/console) 2>&1
# Update yum first
yum groupinstall "Development Tools" -y
yum update -y
# Download /etc/default/beanstalkd
curl -J -O
tar -zxvf *.tar.gz
/bin/cp -f gist*/beanstalkd /etc/default/
ln -s /etc/default/beanstalkd /etc/beanstalkd.conf
rm -rf gist*
# Download /etc/init/beanstalkd.conf
curl -J -O
tar -zxvf *.tar.gz
/bin/cp -f gist*/beanstalkd.conf /etc/init/
rm -rf gist*
# Create beanstalkd user
/usr/sbin/useradd -c "beanstalk user" -s /bin/false -r -m -d /var/lib/beanstalkd/ beanstalkd
# Compile latest version of beanstalkd
tar -zxvf v1.9.tar.gz
cd beanstalkd-1.9
mv beanstalkd /usr/bin/beanstalkd-1.9
cd /usr/bin
rm -rf beanstalkd
ln -s beanstalkd-1.9 beanstalkd
# Start beanstalks with upstart
initctl reload-configuration
initctl start beanstalkd
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