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Python client for Check Point R80 management server web APIs

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cpauto is a client library, written in Python, for the web APIs exposed via Check Point R80 management server software. The Check Point R80 management APIs provide automation and integration capabilities that were not available in previous versions of Check Point management server software.

Behold, the power of cpauto:

>>> import cpauto
>>> cc = cpauto.CoreClient('admin', 'vpn123', '')
>>> r = cc.login()
>>> r.status_code
>>> r.json()
{u'last-login-was-at': {u'posix': 1478636363481, u'iso-8601': u'2016-11-08T15:19-0500'}, u'uid': ...}
>>> n = cpauto.Network(cc)
>>> r = n.add('net_mgmt', { 'subnet': '', 'subnet-mask': '' })
>>> r.status_code
>>> r.json()
{u'domain': {u'domain-type': u'domain', u'name': u'SMC User', u'uid': u'41e821a0-3720-11e3-aa6e-0800200c9fde'}, ...}
>>> r = cc.publish()
>>> r.status_code
>>> r.json()
{u'task-id': u'01234567-89ab-cdef-8b0a-92e9635a47d3'}
>>> r = cc.logout()
>>> r.status_code
>>> r.json()
{u'message': u'OK'}


To install cpauto, simply:

$ pip install cpauto



Documentation Status

Copious documentation is available at:

Release History

0.0.5 (2017-01-31)

New Features

  • Full support for threat profiles.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue discovered in the wait for task logic.

0.0.4 (2016-12-09)

New Features

  • Full support for sessions.

  • The core client now optionally waits for tasks.


  • Documentation is updated and hosted via

0.0.3 (2016-11-23)

New Features

  • Full support for service and application objects.


  • All code confirmed to work with Python versions 2.7, 3.5, and in between.

0.0.2 (2016-11-21)

New Features

  • Full support for access and NAT objects.

  • Support for some misc. powerful features.

0.0.1 (2016-11-15)


  • Full support for policy package, simple gateway, host, group and network objects.

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