So, you've fixed your initial deploy setup.  Not yet a final hurrah?

You're running an ROR-Paperclip-S3 setup.  Works fine locally, but not in production.  Server boots, pages do load up, but no love for assets?!

OpenSSL::SSL::SSLError (SSL_connect returned=1 errno=0 state=SSLv3 read server certificate B: certificate verify failed):

You'll be googling around trying to look for the right solution.  If you have a domain, just generate the right CSR, CRT and KEY files.  However, if your server is self-signed, you'll probably just need the ca-bundle.  If you're using capistrano,

cd /your/app/shared/system

In your initializer, create a new file named: aws.rb with the following contents:

require 'aws'
  access_key_id: ENV['access_key_id'],
  secret_access_key: ENV['secret_access_key'],
  bucket: ENV['BUCKET'],
  ssl_ca_file: ENV['ssl_ca_file'],

Your ENV['ssl_ca_file'] should be pointed to /your/app/shared/system/cacert.pem.  Restart your server, and it should be good to go!