Google Cloud Appengine for Python – installation on Windows and create application

Google Cloud Appengine for Python – installation on Windows.
Also to create first application.

1. Go to the Google App Engine download page and download the windows installer under “Google App Engine SDK for python”

2. To install the SDK on Windows:

  1. Double-click the SDK file you downloaded (GoogleAppEngine-1.9.38.msi) and follow the prompts to install the SDK.
  2. You will need Python 2.7 to use the App Engine SDK, because the Development Server is a Python application. Download Python 2.7.X (don’t use a higher version) from the Python web site.

3.   Double-click the SDK file you downloaded (GoogleAppEngine-1.9.38.msi), if python installation is dected, click next

If python is not installed , install python using the instruction in following url :


4. Select destination folder

5. Proceed and complete the installation

6. To Create an Application, open the Google App Engine Launcher and

7.  Go to,  File –> Create New Application

8.  Fill in the Application Name, location for the source code. Also select the application port and admin port (We can set the ports as required). Here I have changed my admin port to 8001,.

And click create to create the application.

9.  To start the website, select the website and click run.

You can access the website using the url: http://localhost:8080


Install Eclipse for Python and Django in Windows

1. First Python need to be installed on the Windows OS.

Please refer to the following link on how Install Python on the Windows OS.

2. Go to Eclipse download page and go to “Get Eclipse Neon”  and download installation exe file.

3. Click installer file to start installing the Eclipse.

4.  Select “Eclipse IDE for PHP Developers”

5. Select the Installation location.


6.  Wait till the installation is completed.

7.  Now we need to Install Pydev, so that we can use Python and Djano using Eclipse.
For this open the Eclipse and go to help  Eclipse Marketplace.

8.  In the find box type “PyDev” and click Go.
And install “PyDev – Python IDE for Eclipse 5.0”.

9.  Select the “PyDev” packages and click confirm to install


10.   Wait for the installation to completed. Click and accept the certificates when prompted.

11. Now go to Windows – Preferences

12. On the RHS of the window Go to PyDev –>  Interpreters –> Python Interpreter
And on the LHS click on “Quick Auto-Config”


13. Now the python and django will be added and now we can start programming.


Install Python 2.7 and Django in Windows 7

1.  Go to and download python 2.7 version

And run the installer to star installation.


2.  Select the installation directory


3. Select the features you want to be installed.


4.  Go ahead with next buttons and completed the installation.


5. Go to system properties –> Advanced –> Environment Variables –> System Variables
and select PATH and click “Edit”.
If the installation path selected in Step 2 is not there, then add it.
In this installation the paths are  C:Python27;C:Python27Scripts;


6. To confirm the installation go to cmd prompt and type ,

   python –version

and it will show installed python version


7. Now to install django, go to django page and download the tar file

After that unzip the .tar.gz file

8.  Now go to the django directory and run the following command to install django

 python install



9.  To check the django installation is working, go to python shell and use following commands

                import django




Puppet Agent install and configuration on CentOS/Redhat

1. Download the puppet agent from
or go directly to

2. Upload the rpm file to the server and run

rpm -ivh puppet-agent<version>.rpm

Note: Here I am using Centos 6.5 –  64bits OS

3. Configure puppet agent to point to the master server.
3.1   Open the file /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/puppet.conf and add the following entires

certname =
server =
environment = production
runinterval = 1h

3.2 Run puppet agent -t from the client

3.3 Accept the client cert from the Puppet master server