1. Lev Levitsky
  2. identipy_server



IdentiPy Server - a Django-based web interface for IdentiPy


  • Python 2.7
  • Django
  • identipy and its dependencies
    • pyteomics
    • pyteomics.cythonize
    • scipy
  • MP score and its dependencies
    • seaborn
    • mechanize

IdentiPy: https://bitbucket.org/levitsky/identipy

MP score: https://bitbucket.org/markmipt/mp-score

How to run IdentiPy Server

IdentiPy Server currently works on Unix-like operating systems only. IdentiPy and MP score are imported from directories adjacent to IdentiPy Server.


Switch to a directory that will hold the installation, then download the three components of IdentiPy Server, like this:

$ hg clone https://bitbucket.org/levitsky/identipy_server
$ hg clone https://bitbucket.org/levitsky/identipy
$ hg clone https://bitbucket.org/markmipt/mp-score

Run these commands to initialize the database:

$ cd identipy_server
$ python2 manage.py migrate
$ python2 manage.py createsuperuser
$ python2 manage.py createuser <username>

You can then run Django development server to test your setup:

$ python2 manage.py runserver

While the development server is running, you can log into IdentiPy Server and use it in your browser.

Production use

For more reliable use (especially for multiple-user installations), we recommend running IndetiPy Server with a WSGI-compatible web server application like Apache or Nginx+uWSGI, instead of the Django development server:


Example configuration files are included:

  • uwsgi_parameters and identipy.example.ini - for uWSGI;
  • identipy.example.conf - for nginx;
  • example-httpd-vhosts.conf - for Apache with mod_wsgi and virtual hosts.

You may need to edit the following settings in identipy_server/settings.py:

  • EMAIL_* (these are specific to the project)

For explanation of Django settings see the official documentation: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.11/ref/settings/