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Redis Session Backend For Django

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Redis database backend for your sessions


  1. Run pip install django-redis-sessions or alternatively download the tarball and run python install,

For Django < 1.4 run pip install django-redis-sessions==0.3

  1. Set redis_sessions.session as your session engine, like so:

    SESSION_ENGINE = 'redis_sessions.session'
  2. Optional settings:

    SESSION_REDIS_HOST = 'localhost'
    SESSION_REDIS_PREFIX = 'session'
    # If you prefer domain socket connection, you can just add this line instead of SESSION_REDIS_HOST and SESSION_REDIS_PORT.
    SESSION_REDIS_UNIX_DOMAIN_SOCKET_PATH = '/var/run/redis/redis.sock'
  3. That’s it

See: django-redis-sessions on pypi

  1. Tests:

    pip install nose
  1. Redis::

    pip install redis pip install hiredis (Optional)

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