Sentry is used for crash monitoring on Python and Django side. This note will help you setup and integrate sentry

Install dependencies

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y build-essential
sudo apt-get install -y clang
sudo apt-get install -y libtiff5-dev libjpeg8-dev zlib1g-dev libfreetype6-dev liblcms2-dev libwebp-dev tcl8.6-dev tk8.6-dev python-tk
sudo apt-get install -y libsourcemap
sudo apt-get install -y libxml2-dev
sudo apt-get install -y libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev
sudo apt-get install -y software-properties-common
sudo apt-get install pip

Note: You need to upgrade cmake to version 3.5.2 or above for the sentry installation. Check cmake documentation for the latest version. We are using 3.5.2.

tar xf cmake-3.5.2.tar.gz
cd cmake-3.5.2
sudo make install

Install and setup Postgres

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/redis-server
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install redis-server
sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib

Create Database

sudo su postgres

On database shell type,

ALTER USER postgres WITH PASSWORD 'postgres';

Install Sentry

Make sure you’ve selected the right virtual environment before you install python packages

pip install --upgrade pip
pip install sentry

Configure Sentry

Execute on shell

sentry init

This will ask you for the initial setup for the config files for Sentry. Press enter for default.

Make sure to test installation using

SENTRY_CONF=/home/sentry/.sentry sentry upgrade
SENTRY_CONF=/home/sentry/.sentry sentry createuser
SENTRY_CONF=/home/sentry/.sentry sentry run cron

Finalize installation

As a final step, install supervisor and nginx

pip install supervisor
sudo apt-get install nginx