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A Python library for the Demisto SDK

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Demisto SDK

The Demisto SDK library can be used to manage your Demisto content with ease and efficiency. The library uses python 3.7+.



  1. Install - pip3 install demisto-sdk

  2. Upgrade - pip3 install --upgrade demisto-sdk

  3. Demisto server demisto-sdk integration - In order that demisto-sdk and Demisto server communicate, perfrom the following steps:

    1. Get an API key for Demisto-server - Settings -> Integrations -> API keys -> Get your Key (copy it, you will be to copy it once)
    2. Add the following parameters to ~/.zshrc and ~/.bash_profile:
    export DEMISTO_BASE_URL=<http or https>://<demisto-server url or ip>:<port>
    export DEMISTO_API_KEY=<API key>

    for example:

    export DEMISTO_BASE_URL=
    1. Reload your terminal before continue.

CLI usage

You can use the SDK in the CLI as follows:

demisto-sdk <command> <args>

For more information, run demisto-sdk -h. For more information on a specific command execute demisto-sdk <command> -h.


Supported commands:

  1. init
  2. Validate
  3. Lint
  4. Secrets
  5. Unify
  6. Split-yml
  7. Format
  8. Run
  9. Run-playbook
  10. Upload
  11. Download
  12. Generate-docs
  13. Generate-test-playbook
  14. Json-to-outputs
  15. Update-release-notes
  16. openapi-codegen

How to run commands in your development environment

In the Demisto-SDK repository while on the git branch you want to activate and run this command to use python 3.7:

source .tox/py37/bin/activate

or this command to use python 3.8:

For detailed command usage press here


Our CLI supports autocomplete for Linux/MacOS machines, you can turn this feature on by running one of the following: for zsh users run in the terminal

eval "$(_DEMISTO_SDK_COMPLETE=source_zsh demisto-sdk)"

for regular bashrc users run in the terminal

eval "$(_DEMISTO_SDK_COMPLETE=source demisto-sdk)"


MIT - See LICENSE for more information.


Contributions are welcome and appreciated.
For information regarding contributing, press here. For release guide, press here

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