Friday, November 30, 2012

Re: Noobe alert

Check the error log for nginx to see if there's any hint of why the statics aren't showing up.

My best guess is that the web server is running as a user that does not have access to the files, and the error log should be showing up with various "permission denied" messages.

The usual culprit is that while the static directory and files are readable by everyone, the parent directories do not have the "execute" permission bit set. On a directory "execute" means the ability to trasverse the directory and get access to the contents, but not get a directory listing.

To fix, try something like this:

chmod a+x /var /var/www /var/www/virtualenv-test /var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV /var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/testsite /var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/testsite/static

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:28:01 AM UTC-8, Gerald Klein wrote:
Hi, I finally got a project in Django and I have a "what I hope is an easy question" I started to set up a production server and yes the admin css dissappeared, I went though the docs and followed them. I used the Collect Static Files method and still no joy. Here is my info:
MEDIA_ROOT = '/var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/testsite/media/'
STATIC_ROOT = '/var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/testsite/static/'


    root /var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/testsite;

    location /media/ {
        root /var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/testsite/media;

    location /static/ {
        root /var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/testsite/static;

My project is located in /var/www/virtualenv-test/ENV/

the project is testsite so the hierarchy inside ENV is:

        static/all files from collect static files

I am using version (1, 4, 2, 'final', 0). 

If somebody can point out the probably obvious problem that I am missing I would greatly appreciate it. 

thanks in advance for your help




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