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Project details
Programming languagePython
AuthorCamilo Nova, Josh VanderLinden, Michael Blume, Philip Neustrom
Latest release5.4.1 []

Project health

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Why this tool?

This tool may be used by developers that work with the Django framework. It adds a security layer on top of the application by looking at login attempts and track them.

Usage and audience

django-axes is commonly used for application security. Target users for this tool are developers.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 50 contributors
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Django-axes is under development by Camilo Nova, Josh VanderLinden, Michael Blume, Philip Neustrom.


Supported operating systems

Django-axes is known to work on Linux.

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