When you sign up you will be provided with a unique username and password that you can use when configuring your proxy service in your application:


We recommend you store the connection string in an environment variable QUOTAGUARD_URL to maintain compatibility with platforms like Heroku and CloudControl.

You can test your proxy setup using curl:


$ curl -x



Ruby Geocoder is the leading geocoding solution for Ruby and Rails and works seamlessly with QuotaGuard. Simply add your authenticated connection string in to the geocoder initializer.


# config/initializers/geocoder.rb
:http_proxy => ENV["QUOTAGUARD_URL"],
:timeout => 5