i’m deploying a django application using heroku and AWS S3 for static files, the problem is that i haven’t found information on how to link the Postgres DB of heroku with the S3 service.
I’ve already set the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, S3_BUCKET, Add CORS Configuration, but my question is how can i link the S3 storage with the postgres DB of Heroku? Is this possible?
This is how my model looks in the admin, but if i upload the images here, after 5 minutes disappears.
Image Upload for the model http://ishopss.com/imageUpload.png
Of course i can use static urls like this, but the problem is that i want to display different images for very course, not the same image for all.
serve in the db http://ishopss.com/for.png
So my code needs to be like this, to serve different images
aws static file http://ishopss.com/course.png
I hope some one could help me, Thanks.
I found the solution in this posts:
Basically i need to download boto (pip install boto) and put it in requirements.txt(pip freeze > requirements.txt), and in settings.py add:
INSTALLED_APPS = ('storages',)
AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID = 'xxxxxx'
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY = 'xxxxxxx'
AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME = 'bucket_name'
STATICFILES_STORAGE = 'storages.backends.s3boto.S3BotoStorage'
DEFAULT_FILE_STORAGE = 'storages.backends.s3boto.S3BotoStorage'
STATIC_URL = 'http://s3.amazonaws.com/%s' % AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME + '/'
Then you need to set ‘AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID’, ‘AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY’, ‘AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME’
$ heroku config:set AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=xxx AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=yyy
$ heroku config:set S3_BUCKET_NAME=appname-assets
Update the src and href in your html:
Finally you need to update the permissions in https://console.aws.amazon.com/