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QuotaGuard Deprecating TLS1.0 and TLS1.1 support

QuotaGuard Deprecating TLS1.0 and TLS1.1 support

Approximate time to read: 1 min

Until now, QuotaGuard has allowed for TLS1.0, TLS1.1, and TLS1.2 support on Inbound Proxy connections from clients to the proxy servers. However, security experts are recommending TLS1.0 and TLS1.1 be deprecated on servers. Therefore, TLS1.0 and TLS1.1 will be deprecated on QuotaGuard Static inbound proxies by March, 31st 2019. ...

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Want to use Google Cloud Static IP Addresses with QuotaGuard? It’s Three Easy Steps

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We noticed a few QuotaGuard Support requests for help setting up Google Cloud Static IP addresses with QuotaGuard, so we thought we’d put everything in one place for you, in......

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Static IP on Azure - What are your options?

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Azure is a great cloud hosting option but its very hard to get a Static IP address. The IP address assigned to your deployment only exists for the lifetime of......

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How to Easily Move from One Cloud Provider to QuotaGuard Static or QuotaGuard Shield

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Many times we are asked to move a currently running setup from a cloud service, like Heroku, to QuotaGuard‘s direct service without losing or changing your proxy or IP addresses.......

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How to Find and Download Historical QuotaGuard Invoices

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If you ever need to download old Invoices, or even check for an upcoming invoice, here’s the simple steps to do it: Log into QuotaGuard at https://www.quotaguard.com/users/sign_in Navigate to the......

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Accessing Google Maps Geocoding API from Heroku

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Why is my application broken? Geocoding was working fine locally but I’ve pushed it to Heroku and Google’s complaining I’m “OVER_QUERY_LIMIT”! Maybe I should have spent hours setting up EC2......

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Static IP on Heroku - How to get one

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It’s easy to get a static IP on Heroku. Here’s how. Why would you need a static IP address for your Heroku app? You may need to add a firewall......

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Error Code 1222 and 2297

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When you see a QuotaGuard Error of 1222 or 2297 - or are sent to https://status.quotaguard.com/oops.html - then this is likely an error that relates to suspended Inbound Proxies. This......

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Deprecating Non-Shield HTTPS Proxy

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Up until July 2021, we have been offering an HTTPS Proxy with our QuotaGuard Shield service, however - for security reasons and your own good - we are deprecating the......

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How to add a proxy server to Ruby Geocoder

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One undocumented feature is its ability to route all requests through a proxy server. This can be very useful when trying to use Ruby Geocoder with Heroku or other PaaS......

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Accessing your website via a Static IP

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We’re pleased to announce the Beta launch of our Inbound service which allows you to access your website via a Static IP address. This allows you to access web applications......

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Accessing MySQL from a Static IP

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A common use case for QuotaGuard Static is accessing an internal, firewalled database from a cloud application running on Heroku, Windows Azure or other PaaS provider. For security purposes many......

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'407 Authentication Required' Error on QuotaGuard Static IP connections

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If you are seeing this error with your QuotaGuard Static IP, then you are in the right place to resolve this issue. The quick answer is… if you are currently......

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Two ways to access a firewalled LDAP server from a Heroku Ruby App

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Integrating a Ruby app with a corporate LDAP service is straightforward. Just install the Ruby Net LDAP library and away you go. You can run in to a problem though......

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Need to Cancel on our Direct Service?

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Hey everyone! We know that sometimes companies or side projects outgrow our static IP services or just don’t need them anymore because an application is going in a different direction.......

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Multi-Environment QGTunnel Configurations

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Note: See our How-To on Multi-Environment QGTunnel Configurations for more updates: https://www.quotaguard.com/docs/technical/qgtunnel/setup-environment-specific-qgtunnel-env/ One thing we strongly recommend (did I say strongly?) is to always download your QGTunnel configuration from our......

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QuotaGuard Static IP's - Now available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace

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QuotaGuard Static IP’s and Shield IP’s are now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace! To sign up, simply navigate to the QuotaGuard Static IP service on the marketplace. For assistance......

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QuotaGuard Static IP's are Live on AWS

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It took quite a while, but we’re finally live on AWS. You can find both of our products on AWS: QuotaGuard Shield QuotaGuard Static Thanks to everyone on the team......

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QuotaGuard Shield Live on Heroku

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We are happy to announce that QuotaGuard Shield is now Generally Available on Heroku. Thanks to my teammates and the folks at Heroku for all the hard work they put......

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How to Change Your QuotaGuard Subscription Plan

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When you need to upgrade or downgrade your QuotaGuard subscription plan, here are the simple steps to do it : Note: Changing your plan will not affect the availability of......

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How to Change Your QuotaGuard Credit Card

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Do you need to change your credit card for your QuotaGuard subscription? It’s pretty simple and available in our dashboard. Here’s what you need to do: Log into QuotaGuard at......

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How to access a MySQL database using QuotaGuard Static IP and PythonAnywhere

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Are you trying to connect to a MySQL Database and PythonAnywhere recommended you reach out to QuotaGuard for help? You’ve come to the right place. To make this work easiest......

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How to Change or Delete QuotaGuard on Azure

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From time to time we get the question, “How do I change or delete the QuotaGuard subscription on Azure“? We’ve learned that many Azure accounts don’t have the same views......

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Retrying Ruby Geocoder Requests after OVER_QUERY_LIMIT errors

Approximate time to read: 2 min

QuotaGuard Dynamic IP’s are designed to give you access to the Google Maps Geocoding API on cloud platforms like Heroku or CloudControl. Our proxy network spreads out your API requests......

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Important Changes for Our Provided Inbound Proxy Service

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We have released important changes for our provided inbound proxy service that might require configuration changes on the user side. As you may know, all of our proxies are backed......

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HTTPS Proxy Endpoints Now Available

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A quick and easy update to our QuotaGuard services, HTTPS proxy endpoints are now available for all users on port 9294 for almost all regions (apart from the AMS region,......

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How to Upgrade QuotaGuard Static and QuotaGuard Shield on Heroku

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To upgrade or downgrade your QuotaGuard Static or QuotaGuard Shield subscription plan, you can follow these simple steps. Note: Changing your plan does not repeat not change your IP addresses......

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How to Upgrade QuotaGuard on Microsoft Azure

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To upgrade your QuotaGuard plan on Azure, you can follow these simple steps. Note : Changing your plan (upgrade/downgrade) does NOT change your IP addresses or connection URL’s. Log into......

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How To Provision the QuotaGuard Add-on in Heroku

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At QuotaGuard Support, we sometimes get the question of how to provision a QuotaGuard Add-on – either QuotaGuard Static IP or QuotaGuard Shield Static IP – to a particular resource......

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Sample Code for Routing Web Requests through QuotaGuard from Azure Function App

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If you find yourself trying to route through QuotaGuard from the Azure function App, we wanted to post this sample code as a possible solution. var binding = new BasicHttpBinding();......

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Privacy, GDPR, and QuotaGuard

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Hey everyone, we just wanted to make a quick update regarding the forthcoming GDPR Privacy law going into effect in the EU region. Fortunately, QuotaGuard was already compliant with technical......

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Static IP on cloudControl - the arrival of QuotaGuard

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cloudControl is a European Platform as a Service based out of Berlin in Germany. It offers native support for Java, PHP, Python, Ruby and Node.js and is a great Heroku......

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QuotaGuard Proxy Updates

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Here are some helpful proxy updates that we have integrated this month of June 2016. We have performed routine server management and deployed logging for all types of proxies. With......

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Static IPs in South America

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Today we are pleased to announce our arrival in South America with our first QuotaGuard Static instance available in the Amazon Web Services Sao Paulo region. As with all our......

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Three tips for testing Fog with RSpec

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Fog is a great ruby library for managing cloud computing services but one weakness is its scarce documentation particularly around testing Fog. These are some RSpec testing tips we’ve learnt......

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Why I stopped self-hosting Elasticsearch on Amazon EC2

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This is a sad story with a happy ending. Not the internet sort of happy ending but a traditional story where I’m happy at the end. The story The story......