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Django app that tracks all user requests.

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Django app that tracks all user requests and saves following data to database:

  • user

  • request method

  • response status code

  • IP address

  • URL path

  • GET parameters

  • POST data

  • session

  • language code

  • timezone

  • content type

  • user agent

  • response content (if internal server error occures)

  • is_secure flag

  • is_ajax flag

  • is_debug flag

  • created and modified timestamps

Tested on Django 1.4.5.


  • Django


  1. Install python library using pip: pip install django-detective

  2. Add detective to INSTALLED_APPS in your Django settings file

  3. Add detective.middleware.TrackingMiddleware to MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES in your Django settings file

  4. Sync your database



If True, response data will be saved in database. Default: False.


If True, internal server error responses with exception (500) are stored in database. Default: True.


If False, ajax requests won’t be tracked. Default: True.


If False, anonymous requests won’t be tracked. Default: True.


Library is by Erik Telepovsky from Pragmatic Mates. See our other libraries.

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