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Redis Session Backend For Django

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Redis database backend for your sessions

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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``

2. Set ``redis_sessions.session`` as your session engine, like so::

SESSION_ENGINE = 'redis_sessions.session'

3. Optional settings::

SESSION_REDIS_HOST = 'localhost'

# 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'

4. That's it::

See: `django-redis-sessions <>`_ on pypi

5. Tests::

$ pip install django nose redis
# Make sure you have redis running on localhost:6379
$ nosetests

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