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A standard Python library that abstracts away differences among multiple cloud provider APIs. For more information and documentation, please see http://libcloud.apache.org

Project description

Apache libcloud - a unified interface into the cloud
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The goal of this project is to create a basic yet functional standard library
into various cloud providers.

Apache libcloud is an Apache project, see <http://libcloud.apache.org> for
more information.

For API documentation and examples, see:
<http://libcloud.apache.org/getting-started.html>

Important Security Note
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Python's built-in SSL module does not do certificate validation.

To address this, we've introduced the libcloud.security module with tunable
parameters.

View the entire guide at: <http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/LibcloudSSL>

Enabling SSL Certificate Check
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import libcloud.security
libcloud.security.VERIFY_SSL_CERT = True

# optionally, add to CA_CERTS_PATH
libcloud.security.CA_CERTS_PATH.append("/path/to/your/cacerts.txt")

CA_CERTS_PATH contains common paths to CA bundle installations on the
following platforms:

* openssl on CentOS/Fedora
* ca-certificates on Debian/Ubuntu/Arch/Gentoo
* ca_root_nss on FreeBSD
* curl-ca-bundle on Mac OS X

Note for OS X Users
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OS X root certificates are stored in the Keychain format, unlike the standard
PEM format available on other *nix platforms. For this reason, it is not
possible to include the standard OS X root certificates with CA_CERTS_PATH.

Acquiring CA Certificates
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If the above packages are unavailable to you, and you don't wish to roll your
own, the makers of cURL provides an excellent resource, generated from
Mozilla: http://curl.haxx.se/docs/caextract.html

Feedback
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Please send feedback to the mailing list at <dev@libcloud.apache.org>,
or the JIRA at <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LIBCLOUD>.

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