A tool for searching and managing plug-and-play devices
Python device manager for plug-and-play devices. The DeviceManager allows you to search for connected devices and you can store them into a dicitonary by a user-defined name. By this, you will never have to guess the device's address again. The DeviceManager will search for updated addresses automatically. So you will always know your device's address, even if it got a new address after it was disconnected and reconnected. For this purpose, the DeviceManager is also serializable into a JSON-file. So your devices are not only stored within the session but also beyond and you have the ability to share your device dictionaries with your colleagues.
Currently supported device types are:
- USB devices
- Ethernet/LAN devices
To install the DeviceManager, perform the following steps:
- Clone this repository
git clone https://github.com/zea2/DeviceManager
- Navigate to the cloned repository
Install the project
To install the DeviceManager, you need to know if you want to use the nmap-functionality. If not, install the package like this:
$ pip3 install .
If you want to use nmap to get better results when searching for network devices, use this:
$ pip3 install .[nmap]
To use the nmap-functionality the nmap-software is required additionally:
- On Windows you will need to download the software from https://nmap.org/download.html
- On Linux nmap can be installed with
sudo apt-get install nmap
On linux you eventually need to use the commands
You can find a documentation on how to setup and use the DeviceManager on readthedocs. There you will also find some examples, the API documentation on more...
Some useful example notebooks are located at docs/source/examples.
Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.
|Filename, size||File type||Python version||Upload date||Hashes|
|Filename, size device_manager-0.2.4-py3-none-any.whl (29.2 kB)||File type Wheel||Python version py3||Upload date||Hashes View|
|Filename, size device_manager-0.2.4.tar.gz (23.9 kB)||File type Source||Python version None||Upload date||Hashes View|
Hashes for device_manager-0.2.4-py3-none-any.whl