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App engine - Naked domain redirect to “www”

I set up my domain with SSL certificate on Google Appengine: https://www.ltc-x.de/ Everything is working fine for the www subdomain. Now I want to get the naked domain to work as well. So if someone ...
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Running Google App Engine on Google Compute Engine

I am trying to setup a server for app engine development. I cannot for the life of me figure out how to access the resulting web server externally. I am running a Debian image, Python GAE. I have the ...
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http is automatically redirecting to https for a custom domain on google app engine

I am trying to get a custom domain to work with Google App Engine 1.9.7 without SSL I have done all the prerequisites; Domain is verified with the proper TXT records. Domain is configured in the ...
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How to monitor Google App Engine background thread use?

I'm using background threads in Google App Engine(https://developers.google.com/appengine/docs/python/modules/#Python_Background_threads) and receiving a BackgroundThreadLimitReachedError. How can I ...
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How do I access a google cloud storage bucket using a service account from the command line?

I thought it would be pretty straight forward to do this, but I can't get it to work: I'm trying to push files from a server (GCE) to a google cloud storage bucket. To avoid granting the gsutil ...
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Google App Engine vertical scaling

I know Google Cloud (Google App Engine) can autoscale instances horizontally: you have 1 server with certain parameters, when it's overloaded autoscaler launches new server and balances load between ...
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How do you protect your <appid>.appspot.com domain from DDOS attack?

If I want to use CloudFlare to help protect my GAE app via it's custom domain, I still am vulnerable to attacks directly on the .appspot.com domain. How do I mitigate that? I could force redirect ...
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Is Google App Engine secure enough for financial applications? [closed]

I am wondering whether Google App Engine is secure enough for financial applications? This would involve storing sensitive information, access to users' funds, etc. Are there any applications like ...
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nginx infinite 302 Found redirect loop

I am using nginx to map multiple domains to google app engine. in this specific case i map multiple domains to the same tenant. there is a configuration in my code that knows which domain is the main ...
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App Engine, OpenSSL and Heartbleed

Has GAE ever used OpenSSL for its frontend servers? It’s quite interesting in the context of the Heartbleed security hole. It would be nice to get a confirmation from Google that no risks are present. ...
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Serving both Google App Engine applications and existing Joomla! website under same domain?

I currently maintain a web site with Joomla! hosted at my ISP. Say its domain name is example.com. WHOIS lists my name as administrative contact and two names at my ISP as technical contacts. I also ...
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can't verify google app engine backend site using google webmaster tools

How can I verify my google app engine backend site using the google webmaster tools? I tried the step to download the given html file and open it using my backend site, but when I click verify it ...
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How to suppress request string logging in App Engine to secure passwords

I am designing an app for Google App Engine. In my initial set up, I have the user submit their username and password to my app via AJAX. I then hash it and compare that to a stored hash without ...
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Is it practical to use Google App Engine for a Django app?

I'm currently building a Django app that uses a MySQL backend. Traditionally I've worked with a VirtualEnv where I can install python packages, set folder permissions, etc. From some pages I've found ...
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Include HTML output arriving from Google App engine inside Joomla-hosted website?

I would like to include dynamic content that is generated by an application hosted by Google App engine as part of an existing website hosted by Joomla (to replace some so-far static articles). ...
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IA (Intermediate Authority) SSL Certificate on AppEngine

I had a website running under one domain name on AppEngine with SSL working as expected. However, I switched to another domain name, and I've not been able to get SSL working. When I go to upload a ...
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Bad Gateway when seting up NGINX as a reverse proxy server for GAE

I want to use NGINx as a reverse proxy server so I can open my GAE (google app engine) web site from china mainland, because there most of google IP's are blocked by the GFW. DNS: I have those DNS ...
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Google App Engine as part of a load balanced service

I have a set of servers that are currently using a single domain name with multiple DNS A records to round robin load balance. I have ported my service to run on the Google App Engine and I would like ...
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can two cloud infrastructures connect

I want to use app engine but unfortunately they are not supporting with their DB spatial queries, so I was wondering if there is a way to create my DB on one cloud either AWS or Azure and my backend ...
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Trouble with Google Apps Custom Domain SSL

I'm currently inside the 30-day free trial for Google Apps for business (billing set up, so will start non-free trial soon). I'm attempting to set up SSL for a custom domain for a Google App Engine ...
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Is memory usage the main cause of instance churn on Google App Engine? [closed]

I am experiencing sharp drops and spikes in instance count every 30 minutes although the request rate has been stable for 2h at 2.4k RPS. Periodically there are a lot of warmup requests after many ...
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DNS: migrating FROM Google Email + Google App hosted website TO Google Email + 3rd party hosting

I inherited a DNS/website/email scenario I don't understand. # I need to modify DNS records so that email integrated with Google Apps is not altered, but so that web traffic goes to a 3rd party. ...
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Installing Backtrack/Pentesting OS on AWS/AZURE? [closed]

I tried good search but i am unable to get any help on this topic. Is there any official/unofficial way to install these OS on these cloud hosting. I don't know if it against there tos or not. ...
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How to generate reports from large datasets Google Data Store using big query?

Has anyone tried running big data analytics on Big query using data generated in Google App Engine? We have an application that generates a lot of transactions which are stored in data store. We need ...
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Is it possible to mange AWS on Google App Engine?

Say I want to schedule EC2 instant start up, or something like this. I did some reading on the Google App Engine document, find that scheduler is supported, however I am not familiar with Google API, ...
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Disallowing POST requests from different origins GAE

Is it possible to stop requests (POSTs) from different origins on Google App Engine? I understand that IP spoofing is "easy", is there another solution, maybe sessions? Suggestions are welcome.
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Google App Engine and SSL Payment Page

I have an app hosted on Google App Engine and I need to have a payment page that uses SSL. GAE only allows you to use SSL on their appspot domain but I want to keep it on my custom domain. Is it ...
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Identifying Google company resources versus App Engine resources

We are experiencing a problem with scraping on our e-commerce platform. It's not the scraping that is the problem per se, it's that whoever is doing it is spoofing a stale referrer full of our ...
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How to use AppScale

There are some wiki which explain how to install and setup AppScale. But I didn't find anything related to the extensive use of AppScale. I mean, what to do in case of major outage ? If the node ...
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Amazon EC2 as Google App Engine proxy

I want to run a micro instance on EC2 that will serve as a proxy server for my GAE app. I found this article on how to run it on ami-ad7e2ee8: ...
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EC2 or GAE for python/django app [closed]

I am currently deciding whether to use EC2 or GAE for my django app. I've done some research on both. In terms of deploying a database-driven django app with the following: -- high on db reads / ...
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GAE dev server behind Apache proxy sometimes slow

As the Google App Engine development server only serves one file at a time, I decided to have static resources served instead by: Apache 2.2.17 / XAMPP 1.7.4 / WinXP32. Requests for dynamically ...
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app engine custom domain not working

I'm using Google App Engine with Google Apps. I can access my site through http://mydomain.appspot.com. I've been setting it up with a custom domain using http://aralbalkan.com/1466 I registered my ...
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Nginx as reverse proxy for Google App Engine application

I want to use nginx as a reverse proxy for Google App Engine application to support naked domain as described here. If I use this scheme, will all the traffic go through the server that hosts nginx or ...
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Does Google Apps support multiple Google App Engine apps?

I have two Google App Engine applications, foo-app and spam-app. I want to associate them with the domains foo.name.com and spam.name.com. When I go to add foo-app to foo.name.com, it works as ...
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Send email through local SMTP vs google app engine

My web site is supposed to send email to customers and its hosted on a VPS. Should I use local SMTP or is it better to use a third party SMTP provider like Google App Engine? What are the ...
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Setup Amazon EC2 instance to forward Appengine urlfetch requests

I currently have an appengine app and need to make calls to an API that requires IP whitelisting. I can't whitelist the entire appengine IP blocks (as outlined here) because the range is too big. So ...
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dynamic DNS wildcard

You can set the DNS record like mod_rewrite in Apache? Where? anything.myapp.com > redirect to > myapp.appspot.com/anything dynamically, hundreds of thousands of accounts... Or do I ...
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calling a different python interpreter from bash command line

I have python 2.7 installed [user@localhost google_appengine]$ python Python 2.7 (r27:82500, Sep 16 2010, 18:03:06) [GCC 4.5.1 20100907 (Red Hat 4.5.1-3)] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", ...
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Using multiple PaaS Vendors

I am developing a SaaS App, and I want to decide for a PaaS Vendor. Since one of my biggest concerns is uptime, is there an application or service, that allows me to use several PaaS Vendors (like ...
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Mount Google AppEngine as Windows Drive

The plan is to use Google AppEngine as closed cloud datastore, not for content delivery, for our cloud based Windows Server 2003 machines. How could Google AppEngine be mounted as a drive with a ...
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Getting started with a blacklist

I blacklisted "213.5.64.179" and wonder if you can recommend how to proceed? Should I do this on an ad-hoc basis just following the instructions and blacklist bad hosts as we go along or take ...
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Forward my domain and hide the original

I have registered a domain with godaddy. This points to a sub domain on app spot (google app engine). When i visit my domain I see the blah.appspot.com rather than mydomain.com Can I hide the app ...
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Map, Point or Redirect mail.domain.com to Google App Engine Email

What is the best way to map mail.mydomain.com to https://www.google.com/a/mydomain?
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Sending emails from PHP - email providers vs GAE

I need to send emails from my social service (this is continuation of Experiences in mailing to registered users). I got strong feeling that it's better to avoid problems with email server ...
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Custom Domain Name - Server not found Google App Engine and Google Apps

I have integrated my domain at Google Apps with Google App Engine. I added www.myDomain.com to google app,it was working correctly and pointing to my application at appEngine, but now it doesn't ...
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What's the cheapest way to host hobby projects?

What's the best place to put your hobby web projects(the web app itself, not the code) ? Typically, the projects are such that: a) I just want to test out an interesting idea without exploring the ...
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Running local gae server in port 80

I have an ubuntu 10.4 installation with apache2 running by default in port 80. I want gae to respond to that address instead of apache. I have changed the conf files for apache in order to use another ...
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multiple google app engine domains (even if not owned by me)

I promise I have been searching... but I haven't been unable to find the correct answer. Thus I turn to you fine folks. So lets say I have my super fancy new killer app-engine app: ...
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Subdomain is preventing my search results from rising as expected in page rank

My problem is that I have a site which has requires a dedicated page for every city I choose to support. Early on, I decided to use subdomains rather than a directly after my domain (ie i used ...