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I can't get https://sendsonar.com working but sendsonar.com and https://www.sendsonar.com work just fine

I'm trying to get our domain - https://sendsonar.com - to go to https://www.sendsonar.com but for some reason this is failing. Here's the curl output: yo@ubuntu-i386:~/Sonar$ curl -kvI ...
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Set MX records on a CNAME domain (heroku app)

I have a heroku app on a subdomain like x.herokuapp.com which is mapped to my domain name via a CNAME record. I want emails to be handled by zohomail so I've tried setting up MX records but these seem ...
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SSL on Heroku, error add cert: “not valid. The 'Not After' date restriction on the certificate has passed.” [closed]

I purchased a wildcard SSL cert from Gandi.net many months ago, and used it immediately after purchase successfully on other hosting services than Heroku. I now need to secure a new subdomain on a ...
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Domain is not resolved properly

My site is hackertoolbox.com. In Route53, there is a cname record whose value is hackertoolbox.herokuapp.com. My domain uses the right route53 DNS. whois result matches the route53 delegation set. ...
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Redirect to HTTPS and Apex Domain with Nginx location Configuration

I would like to force HTTPS and the apex domain (e.g. https://example.com) in my application through nginx configuration using location blocks. I currently have the following nginx_app.conf file ...
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Getting `HTTP/1.1 505 HTTP Version Not Supported` when using `openssl s_client`

I'm trying to use openssl s_client to send a raw HTTPS request. I type this: $ openssl s_client -connect homebrew.herokuapp.com:443 After it finishes the SSL pleasantries, I type this: POST ...
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Transferring a Heroku app to Domain

I am a relative newcomer to servers and hosting websites so I thought I'd ask a simple question here. To transfer a heroku app to a domain, I looked up the instructions here. ...
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Not seeing Django logs on Heroku

I'm not seeing log entries (at a level of INFO) made by Django in my Heroku logs. This is my configuration: LOGGING = { 'version': 1, 'disable_existing_loggers': False, 'filters': { ...
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Splitting an application across AWS and Heroku

My application is currently 100% managed by Heroku. A few endpoints on the application depend on very slow external resources. Heroku occasionally kills these requests if they hit 30 seconds.[1] ...
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Node+Heroku+LogEntries ALERT High Reponse Time for a static resource

I've been getting a lot of "High Response Time" alerts from LogEntries on Heroku, and I assumed that they were caused by really inefficient database calls and algorithms that I haven't gotten around ...
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Route 53 Naked/Root Domain Alias Record

Route 53 supports Alias records which use Amazon S3 static websites to dynamically resolve naked domains to their www counterparts using a 301 redirect. I am wondering whether the Alias record will ...
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Correct DNS configuration to use Route 53 for existing domain

we are trying to make our heroku app available under example.com (changed here). I followed the heroku guide for using Route 53 for that (https://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/route-53). However, I ...
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mongo as service error: Cannot determine state of server

I am trying to use mongodb as a service and started with heroku services ie dashboard.heroku.com/apps/scaleqamongo/resources. I tried multiple addons which they call like mongolab, mongohq. I create ...
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Maintaining uptime on heroku

I'm sure this been asked many times before, but I can't find any previous questions here. We had an outage on our Heroku applications the EU last night. What techniques or strategies can we use to ...
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Elasticsearch on EC2, webserver on Heroku // EC2 ports only accessible from Heroku

I have an instance of Elasticsearch facing the internet on an EC2. On the other hand I have my webservice as a Heroku app. I want to secure the Elasticsearch instance and allow inbound traffic only ...
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cPanel CNAME is being ignored

I have a server with cPanel installed (version 11.42.0 build 23) and a main domain my-site.com. Let's pretend the IP address is 1.2.3.4 (Sorry I'm not allowed to disclose the real ip address). I also ...
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What does it mean that no cert given is a “domain name certificate”?

I'm trying to add an SSL certificate to Heroku but I'm getting an error: heroku certs:add domain.pem private.key Resolving trust chain... failed ! No certificate given is a domain name ...
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Rsyslog: stopping after 1047 file descriptors opened on a centralized log server using TCP

We have heroku drains dumping to 1 log server. There are a lot of instances (~100) sending their logs to this server using TCP. The Server filters the logs based on hostname and puts them into a ...
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Fasthosts and Heroku

I have an app on Heroku, for which I have pointed a Cname record to both the www and naked domain. However this is creating a problem when people try to reply to our emails from that domain. They ...
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Configure Squid as an HTTPS forward proxy?

Here's some background about my problem: I have a web service running on Heroku, with a dynamic IP address. Static IPs on Heroku are not an option. I need to connect to an external web service which ...
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Heroku Zerigo DNS Godaddy SSL

I have posted the question on stackoverflow. Someone was kind enough to down-vote and advised to post in here. I'm hoping i'm in the right place. I have followed instructions on the following 2 sites ...
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Redirect https url

My app is served on https://beta.myapp.com (I'm forcing https everywhere) and I now want to change to https://www.myapp.com. I'm wondering how to properly redirect every beta. request to www.. At ...
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Change DNS Handling From Zerigo Without Downtime

Zerigo have just removed their free plan. As a result I need to switch out my DNS handling. The problem is that the site is live, so I need to minimize any downtime. Currently Zerigo handles both the ...
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Can I redirect a Network Solutions apex domain to www for SSL connections? [closed]

I'm running a website on Heroku, with a custom domain name registered by my client through Network Solutions. The site runs over regular HTTP and SSL. Due to its distributed nature, Heroku requires ...
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DNS issues, site offline. nslookup periodically fails, dig/host consistently work

My site has been down intermittently for much of the day and I'm going crazy trying to debug why. It seems to be a DNS issue since changing my DNS servers from my ISP's to Google's 8.8.8.8 fixed it ...
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Heroku Application Error on naked domain

I followed some advices to point a domain to a Heroku app. The posts I'm talking about can be found here and here. From the command line I added the custom domains to my app $ heroku domains:add ...
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Why can't django-configurations pick up a SECRET_KEY environment variable from a heroku environment?

When trying to deploy a django app to heroku using django-configurations, I keep getting the error: ValueError: Couldn't setup configuration 'config.settings.Production': Secret value 'SECRET_KEY' ...
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Tunnel HTTP traffic from an EC2 instance to an Heroku Application

We have a web application that runs perfectly on Heroku. However, that application is not available from within a given subnetwork due to firewall restriction on the Heroku IPs. So built a simple EC2 ...
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Heroku and MySQLi Custom Buildpack

I am in the process of trying to get mysqli on heroku to run my php application. I know this can be done using custom buildpacks, but I am stuck. I have forked the canned heroku php buildpack and ...
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Is it possible to manually specify an alternative Procfile on Heroku?

I have a repository which can be deployed in two modes: one is a front-end web application, while the other is a data manipulating process which runs non-stop, 24x7. The application runs on Django ...
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Loadbalance between Heroku and AppHarbor? [closed]

How would you set up simple redundancy between these 2 "cloud" providers? Does a DNS fallback seem reasonable (that would update records when one is down) or would it take too long to propragate the ...
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Receive email on heroku app

Is it possible to receive domain email at Heroku, and have you domain pointed to the correct place? For example, I want to receive email at addesses@mydomain.com, and I also want to have my DNS ...
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Minimal container ubuntu image docker like

I'm playing around with LXC. My goal is to run a single process within a container and I'm now focusing on processes running within my container. When I create a basic LXC template on ubuntu 12.04, ...
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Investigating concurrency problems on Heroku

I'm having trouble with a Rails application on Heroku. The number of requests per minute it can handle has suddenly dropped SHARPLY. I'm looking for a list of things to investigate for how to fix ...
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Postgresql running slow

We recently migrated our postgresql server from a heroku 400mb ram add-on to a SSD VPS with 1GB of ram and we have seen a huge performance drop. I am using ubuntu 12.06 and have increased the ...
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How to set up hosting on Heroku and email forwarders on a WHM (cPanel)?

I'm using DNSimple for managing my records, hosting my site at Heroku and I want to use a Linux WHM (cPanel) for managing emails forwarding. Hosting works, but I'm having a hard time getting emails ...
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How to find source of 301/302 redirect loop? Heroku GoDaddy Zerigo

this should be a relatively simple problem but I'm having trouble.I hope this is the right forum to post on as I've seen people get booted off stack-overflow for this sort of thing. I've setup a web ...
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In Heroku's add-on of Sendgrid, how come I don't have to enter TXT fieldn in my DNS records?

When I used Amazon SES, I had to put TXT records in my DNS so that Yahoo/Gmail knows that the server is allowed to send from my domain name. However, when I signed up for Heroku and Sendgrid Add-on ...
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Cache layer for Heroku-hosted mobile-server app

I am developing a mobile app, backed by a server hosted on Heroku. There will be a continual polling of the server by the client, to check for changes in state. To avoid hammering my Heroku servers I ...
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Heroku : Support of InnoDB

Does Heroku supports MySQL (esp. InnoDB database engine) ? I see there is ClearDB add-on, but it didn't state it supports InnoDB or not.
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Running a private lookup server on a single web dyno that is accessible (v. low latency) to all other dyno's in app?

Is it possible to have a web dyno that runs simple web server listening on a chosen port, that's not accessible from the outside world, but is addressable from all other dyno's (web & worker) in ...
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Two different applications (Heroku and EC2) on the one domain name

Is it possible to point my Heroku application to https://myawesomeapp.com and my EC2 wordpress server pointing to http://myawesomeapp.com ?
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Moving hosting from godaddy to heroku - need a CNAME for myapp.herokuapp.com, should I remove the A record? [duplicate]

I've moved my web site hosting from godaddy to heroku. In DNS, I know I need a CNAME record for myapp.herokuapp.com; but what do I do with the A record? Seems like I need that for smtp, as the smtp ...
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Benefits of Heroku Postgres

Heroku Postgres seems like a nice service, that eases the pain of database management. Personally I have no experience in managing DB clusters, so that's why I like the service very much. However, I ...
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Can pingdom shut down/slow down a site on Heroku?

We have a Rails app on Heroku. We have 2 dynos. We're noticing that the site is not loading today with frequency. Lots of Request timeouts. Also, assets in particular, which are also hosted on ...
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What is a good way of securing credentials when deploying software to a remote server?

If I want to deploy some software to a remote server (e.g. Heroku or my own VM with SSH access) via a CI server like Jenkins Atlassian Bamboo, what's an effective way of keeping things like MySQL ...
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Heroku cleardb mysql error : Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I'm trying to deploy a php app using addon cleardb/mysql with no success. What i do is: git init git add . git commit -m "First commit" heroku create --stack cedar git push heroku master heroku ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy to Heroku Application [closed]

Is it possible to use Nginx on my personal VPS to act as a reverse proxy in front of Heroku (running a Ruby on Rails app)? I'd like to do this because I want to route standard requests (i.e. GET ...
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Heroku apex record setup

I have a heroku application and I want to configure my domain to redirect the apex record to www.. Are there any free services I could use for this purpose? I mean other than rolling my own solution ...
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How to have shared DNS setup for custom domain with Heroku?

I asked a question on why my custom domain with Heroku was not working here: Why can’t my custom domain on Heroku be resolved? However, the background of this question was, that I wanted to have a ...