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The CTERA SDK for Python provides developers with powerful tools to automate the deployment and configuration of the CTERA Global File System, streamline data management tasks, and seamlessly integrate CTERA’s global namespace with their applications.


User documentation is available on Read the Docs.


Installing via pip:

$ pip install cterasdk

Install from source:

$ git clone
$ cd ctera-python-sdk
$ python install

Importing the Library

To get started, open a Python console:

from cterasdk import *

Building Documentation

Documentation can be compiled by running make html from the docs folder. After compilation, open docs/build/html/index.html.


We use the tox package to run tests in Python 3. To install, use pip install tox. Once installed, run tox from the root directory.

$ tox

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