django secret key export in DO server

Posted October 20, 2016 4.8k views

I can’t export my django apps secret key using environment variables os.environ.get(‘secret_key’) in production settings file and export secret key on DO server in my project root usind command line. This same file and procedure work fine using heroku config. How do I provide secret key to DO server?

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You can find more detail here. But basically you need to have the local environment variable set in the session where django is running. the export command in bash will allow you to do this and adding it to the correct session can further automate the process.