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How to print a string or write something into a file from Python in Django app

I was trying to log some string to troubleshoot my app. The issue exist only in the server, not in local development server.

My app is running nginx and gunicorn, I have no clue how to use python print() function and where the output will be. Also I tried to write a file, but that also didn’t work. I don’t know why the file was not written in target directory.

I used this code to output a file:

            file_object.write("ip: " + client_host)``` 

Any help will be appreciated.
Thanks 

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Accepted Answer

Hello,

You could use something like this:

from django.core.files import File

f = open('./debug.txt', 'w')
testfile = File(f)
testfile.write("ip: " + client_host)
testfile.close
f.close

You could then run the following command to find the file:

find -name debug.txt

Let me know how it goes! Regards, Bobby