Error when following how to add authentication to your app with flask login tutorial

Posted May 13, 2020 114 views

I had a lot of issue while doing this, I had searched a lot but couldn’t find anything. Please see my question

i was creating a server of login verification but after connecting it to the db, i was facing a lot of issue

my error -

[* Serving Flask app "project"
 * Environment: production
   WARNING: This is a development server. Do not use it in a production deployment.
   Use a production WSGI server instead.
 * Debug mode: off
c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\flask_sqlalchemy\ FSADeprecationWarning: SQLALCHEMY_TRACK_MODIFICATIONS adds significant overhead and will be disabled by default in the future.  Set it to True or False to suppress this warning.
  'SQLALCHEMY_TRACK_MODIFICATIONS adds significant overhead and '
 * Running on (Press CTRL+C to quit)
[2020-05-13 17:34:35,237] ERROR in app: Exception on /signup [POST]
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 1248, in _execute_context
    cursor, statement, parameters, context
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 590, in do_execute
    cursor.execute(statement, parameters)
sqlite3.OperationalError: no such table: user

The above exception was the direct cause of the following exception:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\flask\", line 2447, in wsgi_app
    response = self.full_dispatch_request()
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\flask\", line 1952, in full_dispatch_request
    rv = self.handle_user_exception(e)
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\flask\", line 1821, in handle_user_exception
    reraise(exc_type, exc_value, tb)
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\flask\", line 39, in reraise
    raise value
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\flask\", line 1950, in full_dispatch_request
    rv = self.dispatch_request()
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\flask\", line 1936, in dispatch_request
    return self.view_functions[rule.endpoint](**req.view_args)
  File "C:\python\login\project\", line 26, in signup_post
    user = User.query.filter_by(email=email).first() # if this returns a user, then the email already exists in database
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\orm\", line 3300, in first
    ret = list(self[0:1])
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\orm\", line 3078, in __getitem__
    return list(res)
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\orm\", line 3405, in __iter__
    return self._execute_and_instances(context)
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\orm\", line 3430, in _execute_and_instances
    result = conn.execute(querycontext.statement, self._params)
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 984, in execute
    return meth(self, multiparams, params)
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\sql\", line 293, in _execute_on_connection
    return connection._execute_clauseelement(self, multiparams, params)
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 1103, in _execute_clauseelement
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 1288, in _execute_context
    e, statement, parameters, cursor, context
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 1482, in _handle_dbapi_exception
    sqlalchemy_exception, with_traceback=exc_info[2], from_=e
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\util\", line 178, in raise_
    raise exception
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 1248, in _execute_context
    cursor, statement, parameters, context
  File "c:\users\siddharth\appdata\local\programs\python\python37-32\lib\site-packages\sqlalchemy\engine\", line 590, in do_execute
    cursor.execute(statement, parameters)
sqlalchemy.exc.OperationalError: (sqlite3.OperationalError) no such table: user
[SQL: SELECT AS user_id, AS user_email, user.password AS user_password, AS user_name
FROM user
[parameters: ('', 1, 0)]
(Background on this error at: - - [13/May/2020 17:34:35] "?[35m?[1mPOST /signup HTTP/1.1?[0m" 500 -]

here is full my code -

edited by MattIPv4

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1 answer

Hey @mailtoshashwata,

Your error here is that the user table doesn’t exist in the database.

sqlite3.OperationalError: no such table: user

Have you created the user model in your app and then generated the database using SQLAlchemy as described in these steps of the tutorial?:

- Matt.

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