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Troubleshooting Django Migration Issues

  1. Check for Unapplied Migrations: Run the command python showmigrations to see if there are any unapplied migrations.

  2. Apply Migrations: If there are unapplied migrations, execute python migrate to apply them.

  3. Check for Migration Errors: Look for any migration errors by running python makemigrations and python migrate --list.

  4. Reset Database: If the issue persists, consider resetting the database with python flush and then reapplying the migrations.

  5. Review Migration Files: Examine the migration files in the migrations directory to identify any potential issues or conflicts.

  6. Database Permissions: Ensure that the database user has the necessary permissions to perform migrations.

  7. Database Connectivity: Verify that the database connection settings in are accurate and the database server is accessible.

  8. Database Schema Changes: If there have been changes to the database schema outside of Django, make sure to reflect these changes in the Django models and migrations.

  9. Version Control: If using version control, check for any discrepancies in migration files between different branches.

  10. Consult Documentation and Community: Refer to the Django documentation and community forums for additional troubleshooting steps and best practices.