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Python client for the CloudShell REST API

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Python client for the CloudShell REST API


  • Add Shell - adds a new Shell Entity (supported from CloudShell 7.2)
  • Update Shell - updates an existing Shell Entity (supported from CloudShell 7.2)
  • Delete Shell - removes an existing Shell Entity (supported from CloudShell 9.2)
  • Get Installed Standards - gets a list of standards and matching versions installed on CloudShell (supported from CloudShell 8.1)


Install cloudshell-rest-api Python package from PyPI:

pip install cloudshell-rest-api

Getting started

Make sure to include this line in the beginning of your file:

from import PackagingRestApiClient

Login to CloudShell:

client = PackagingRestApiClient('SERVER', 9000, 'USER', 'PASS', 'Global')

Add a new Shell to CloudShell:



  • Free software: Apache Software License 2.0

History (2019-01-08)

  • Added delete shell method to rest-api (2017-09-19)

  • newest addition to rest-api. please welcome get_shell - returns a requested shell information (2017-08-27)

  • remodeling update_shell to also accept shell name (2017-06-12)

  • Bug fix (2017-06-04)

  • Query installed standards on CloudShell server (2016-09-01)

  • First release of with Add Shell and Update Shell features

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