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Collection of tools to run django on webfaction more seamless

Project description

Django-Webfaction

Collection of tools to run django on webfaction more seamless

Installation:

  • Install with pip or easy install (pip install django-webfaction)

Usage:

Sending mail from local sendmail asynchronous

There is a fail in webfaction deployment, when there is no sendmail server running on localhost, only smtp server in US. For apps runned in Europe sending a mail from stmp.webfaction.com or running local sendmail process takes >1.2 seconds that definately require asynchronous system.

To use asychronous message sending system just add this line to your django settings file:

EMAIL_BACKEND = 'webfaction.backends.EmailBackend'

Accessing REMOTE_ADDR from django

When a Django application’s Apache instance proxies requests to Django, the REMOTE_ADDR header is not set with the clients’s IP address. Adding this webfaction.middleware.WebFactionFixes to your MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES replace REMOTE_ADDR with correct client’s IP.

If you use classic method to modify deployed settings by putting:

try:
    from settings_local import *
except ImportError:
    pass

at the end of settings.py file, you can put this code to settings_local:

MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES = (
   'webfaction.middleware.WebFactionFixes',
) + MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES

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