9/30/2017 - 11:07 AM

Apache virtualhost for flask app on subdomain

1 - Go in the DNS settings for your domain
2 - Create a new A entry with hostname = [subdomain] and IP = [server_ip]
3 - Install and enable mod_wsgi for aoache on your server:

    sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-wsgi python-dev
    sudo a2enmod wsgi 
4 - Create a app.wsgi for your flask project in the folder below your app.py

    import sys
    import logging
    from FlaskApp import app as application
    application.secret_key = '[your_secret_key]'
5 - Create a new Apache's virtualhost site on etc/apache2/site-availables/[subdomain].[domain].conf
6 - Paste in the file the following code

  <VirtualHost *:80>
  		ServerName [subdomain].[domain]
  		ServerAdmin admin@m[domain]
  		WSGIScriptAlias / /var/www/[path_to_flask_project]/app.wsgi
  		WSGIDaemonProcess [your_app] python-home=/var/www/html/[path_to_flask_app]/venv
  		<Directory /var/www/[path_to_flask_app]/>
  			Order allow,deny
  			Allow from all
  		Alias /static /var/www/[path_to_flask_app]/static
  		<Directory /var/www/[path_to_flask_app]/static/>
  			Order allow,deny
  			Allow from all
  		ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
  		LogLevel warn
  		CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
  6 - Enable the webiste and reload apache
    sudo a2ensite api.giuseppegullo.com
    sudo service apache2 reload
  7 - For any problem check Apache's log on /var/log/apache2/ with
    tail -f error.log