Django-channels with supervisor, nginx and daphne not activating web sockets. How to configure them.

nginx configuration file

upstream app_server { server unix:/home/urban/run/gunicorn.sock fail_timeout=0; } upstream channels-backend { server unix:/home/urban/run/daphne.sock; } server {

# add here the ip address of your server
# or a domain pointing to that ip (like or

keepalive_timeout 5;
client_max_body_size 4G;

access_log /home/urban/logs/nginx-access.log;
error_log /home/urban/logs/nginx-error.log;

location /static/ {
    alias /home/urban/homet_dj/static/;

# checks for static file, if not found proxy to app
location / {
    try_files $uri @proxy_to_app;

location /ws/ { try_files $uri @proxy_to_ws; }

location @proxy_to_ws { proxy_pass http://channels-backend;

    proxy_http_version 1.1;
    proxy_set_header Upgrade $http_upgrade;
    proxy_set_header Connection "upgrade";

    proxy_redirect off;
    proxy_set_header Host $host;
    proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
    proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;


Supervisor file;

[program:homet_dj] command=/home/urban/bin/gunicorn_start user=urban autostart=true autorestart=true redirect_stderr=true stdout_logfile=/home/urban/logs/gunicorn-error.log

[program:server_workers] command=/home/urban/bin/python /home/urban/homet_dj/www/ runworker directory=/home/urban/homet_dj/ user=web autostart=true autorestart=true redirect_stderr=true stopasgroup=true

[program:server_interface] command=/home/urban/bin/daphne -b -p 8000 yourapp.asgi:channel_layer directory=/home/urban/homet_dj/ autostart=true autorestart=true stopasgroup=true user=web stdout_logfile = /home/urban/logs/gunicorn-error.log file

ASGI_APPLICATION = “homet_dj.routing.application”

CHANNEL_LAYERS = { “default”: { “BACKEND”: “channels_redis.core.RedisChannelLayer”, “CONFIG”: { “hosts”: [(‘’, 6379)], }, }, } file

from channels.auth import AuthMiddlewareStack from channels.routing import ProtocolTypeRouter, URLRouter

from notify.routing import notification_urlpatterns

application = ProtocolTypeRouter({ “websocket”: AuthMiddlewareStack( URLRouter(notification_urlpatterns), ), })

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