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[1.6.x] Fixed #21070 -- Added a more complex database configuration e…

…xample.

Thanks joejasinski for the suggestion.

Backport of e15f7f3 from master
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@@ -419,12 +419,28 @@ SQLite. This can be configured using the following::
DATABASES = {
'default': {
'ENGINE': 'django.db.backends.sqlite3',
- 'NAME': 'mydatabase'
+ 'NAME': 'mydatabase',
}
}
-For other database backends, or more complex SQLite configurations, other options
-will be required. The following inner options are available.
+When connecting to other database backends, such as MySQL, Oracle, or
+PostgreSQL, additional connection parameters will be required. See
+the :setting:`ENGINE <DATABASE-ENGINE>` setting below on how to specify
+other database types. This example is for PostgreSQL::
+
+ DATABASES = {
+ 'default': {
+ 'ENGINE':'django.db.backends.postgresql_psycopg2',
+ 'NAME': 'mydatabase',
+ 'USER': 'mydatabaseuser',
+ 'PASSWORD': 'mypassword',
+ 'HOST': '127.0.0.1',
+ 'PORT': '5432',
+ }
+ }
+
+The following inner options that may be required for more complex
+configurations are available:
.. setting:: DATABASE-ATOMIC_REQUESTS
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