[Fixed]-Django how to reconnect after DatabaseError: query timeout


I have a similar need for recreating the database connection and I’m trying the following black magic to reset the connection in django 1.3:

from django.db import connection
connection.connection = None

I don’t have PostgreSQL handy to try this out, but it seems to work for MySQL and sqlite at least. Also, if you’re using multi-db, you’re going to have to perform this step on your specific connection from the django.db.connections dictionary.

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