Settings

This project relies extensively on environment settings which will not work with Apache/mod_wsgi setups. It has been deployed successfully with both Gunicorn/Nginx and even uWSGI/Nginx.

For configuration purposes, the following table maps environment variables to their Django setting and project settings:

Environment Variable Django Setting Development Default Production Default
DJANGO_READ_DOT_ENV_FILE READ_DOT_ENV_FILE False False
Environment Variable Django Setting Development Default Production Default
DJANGO_ADMIN_URL n/a r’^admin/’ raises error
DJANGO_CACHES CACHES (default) locmem redis
DJANGO_DATABASES DATABASES (default) See code See code
DJANGO_DEBUG DEBUG True False
DJANGO_SECRET_KEY SECRET_KEY CHANGEME!!! raises error
DJANGO_SECURE_BROWSER_XSS_FILTER SECURE_BROWSER_XSS_FILTER n/a True
DJANGO_SECURE_SSL_REDIRECT SECURE_SSL_REDIRECT n/a True
DJANGO_SECURE_CONTENT_TYPE_NOSNIFF SECURE_CONTENT_TYPE_NOSNIFF n/a True
DJANGO_SECURE_FRAME_DENY SECURE_FRAME_DENY n/a True
DJANGO_SECURE_HSTS_INCLUDE_SUBDOMAINS HSTS_INCLUDE_SUBDOMAINS n/a True
DJANGO_SESSION_COOKIE_HTTPONLY SESSION_COOKIE_HTTPONLY n/a True
DJANGO_SESSION_COOKIE_SECURE SESSION_COOKIE_SECURE n/a False
DJANGO_DEFAULT_FROM_EMAIL DEFAULT_FROM_EMAIL n/a “your_project_name <noreply@your_domain_name>”
DJANGO_SERVER_EMAIL SERVER_EMAIL n/a “your_project_name <noreply@your_domain_name>”
DJANGO_EMAIL_SUBJECT_PREFIX EMAIL_SUBJECT_PREFIX n/a “[your_project_name] “
DJANGO_ALLOWED_HOSTS ALLOWED_HOSTS [‘*’] [‘your_domain_name’]

The following table lists settings and their defaults for third-party applications, which may or may not be part of your project:

Environment Variable Django Setting Development Default Production Default
DJANGO_AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID n/a raises error
DJANGO_AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY n/a raises error
DJANGO_AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME n/a raises error
DJANGO_SENTRY_DSN SENTRY_DSN n/a raises error
DJANGO_SENTRY_CLIENT SENTRY_CLIENT n/a raven.contrib.django.raven_compat.DjangoClient
DJANGO_SENTRY_LOG_LEVEL SENTRY_LOG_LEVEL n/a logging.INFO
DJANGO_MAILGUN_API_KEY MAILGUN_ACCESS_KEY n/a raises error
DJANGO_MAILGUN_SERVER_NAME MAILGUN_SERVER_NAME n/a raises error
MAILGUN_SENDER_DOMAIN MAILGUN_SENDER_DOMAIN n/a raises error
NEW_RELIC_APP_NAME NEW_RELIC_APP_NAME n/a raises error
NEW_RELIC_LICENSE_KEY NEW_RELIC_LICENSE_KEY n/a raises error
DJANGO_OPBEAT_APP_ID OPBEAT[‘APP_ID’] n/a raises error
DJANGO_OPBEAT_SECRET_TOKEN OPBEAT[‘SECRET_TOKEN’] n/a raises error
DJANGO_OPBEAT_ORGANIZATION_ID OPBEAT[‘ORGANIZATION_ID’] n/a raises error

Other Environment Settings

DJANGO_ACCOUNT_ALLOW_REGISTRATION (=True)
Allow enable or disable user registration through django-allauth without disabling other characteristics like authentication and account management. (Django Setting: ACCOUNT_ALLOW_REGISTRATION)