A. Install packages

[python 2.7]

yum install httpd
yum install httpd-devel
yum install python-pip
pip install django
yum install mod_wsgi # case of python 2.7

[python 3.X]

yum install pcre-devel
wget http://mirrors.koehn.com/apache//httpd/httpd-2.4.23.tar.gz
tar xvzf httpd-2.4.23.tar.gz 
make install

download site : https://github.com/GrahamDumpleton/mod_wsgi/releases

wget https://github.com/GrahamDumpleton/mod_wsgi/archive/4.5.7.tar.gz
tar xvzf 4.5.7.tar.gz
cd /<extract path>
./configure --with-apxs=/usr/local/apache2/bin/apxs
make install

B. Create Django Project

django-admin startproject django_demo

 C. Set mod_wsgi configuration

[python 2.7 – yum install httpd]

PATH : /etc/httpd/conf/

[python 3.x – manual install]

PATH : /usr/local/apache2

vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

Listen <port>
IncludeOptional conf.d/*.conf
LoadModule wsgi_module modules/mod_wsgi.so

vi /etc/httpd/conf.d/django.conf

<VirtualHost *:80>

        WSGIScriptAlias / /opt/django_demo/django_demo/wsgi.py

        <Directory /opt/django_demo/django_demo>
        <Files wsgi.py>
                Require all granted

 D. Django wsgi.py

import os, sys

path = os.path.abspath(__file__+'/../..')

if path not in sys.path:


from django.core.wsgi import get_wsgi_application

os.environ.setdefault("DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE", "django_demo.settings")

application = get_wsgi_application()
chmod 777 /<path>/wsgi.py

E. Restart Apache

sudo service httpd.service restart

[manual start]


F. give permission

cat /etc/passwd | awk -F: '{print $1}' | grep apache

sudo visudo

apache  ALL=(ALL)       ALL

G. Log



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