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Django app to add an instance's public IP to ALLOWED_HOSTS for Elastic Beanstalk's health check system

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By default, Elastic Beanstalk's health check system uses the public IP of each load balanced instance as the request's host header when making a request. Unless added to ALLOWED_HOSTS, this causes Django to return a 400 Bad Request and a failed health check.

This app dynamically adds your instance's public IP address to Django's ALLOWED_HOSTS setting to permit health checks to succeed.

Note this only adds the host to settings - the health check system still requires / to return 200 OK, unless configured differently in EB.


Simply add ebhealthcheck.apps.EBHealthCheckConfig to your INSTALLED_APPS:


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