S Gangs February 2016

Auto logout/destroy session after Password Change in Django

I am using django framework and I need to auto logout users after password changes (not password reset via mail).

I am using django's :"contrib.auth.views.password_change" to help me do this,

i.e., I'm not having a separate view and as a result I'm also using password_change_done view of Django.

I need to know whether there's any way I can auto logout/destroy sessions after password change while using django's default views?

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Aviah Laor February 2016

password_change has a post_change_redirect, so you can replace it:

from django.contrib.auth.views import password_change
from django.core.urlresolvers import reverse

def my_password_change(request):
    return password_change(request=request,post_change_redirect=reverse('logout'))

Then in your urls.py, set my_password_change as the view that accepts the passowrd change request:

url(r'^password_change/done/$',my_password_change,name="my_password_change")

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