Appendix G. The django-admin Utility
jango-admin.py is Django's command-line utility for administrative tasks. This appendix explains its many powers.
You'll usually access
django-admin.py through a project's
manage.py is automatically created in each Django project and is a thin wrapper around
django-admin.py. It takes care of two things for you before delegating to
It puts your project's package on
It sets the
DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULEenvironment variable so that it points to your project's
django-admin.py script should be on your system path if you installed Django via its
setup.py utility. If it's not on your path, you can find it in
site-packages/django/bin within your Python ...