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Command line utilities to use with Kytos.

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WARNING: As previously announced on our communication channels, the Kytos project will enter the “shutdown” phase on May 31, 2021. After this date, only critical patches (security and core bug fixes) will be accepted, and the project will be in “critical-only” mode for another six months (until November 30, 2021). For more information visit the FAQ at <>. We’ll have eternal gratitude to the entire community of developers and users that made the project so far.

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This is a command line interface (cli) for Kytos SDN Platform. With these utilities you can interact with Kytos daemon and manage Network Applications (NApps) on your controller.



In order to use this software please install python3.6 or greater into your environment beforehand.

We are doing a huge effort to make Kytos and its components available on all common distros. So, we recommend you to download it from your distro repository.

But if you are trying to test, develop or just want a more recent version of our software no problem: Download now, the latest release (it still a beta software), from our repository:

First you need to clone kytos-utils repository:

$ git clone

After cloning, the installation process is done by standard setuptools install procedure:

$ cd kytos-utils
$ sudo python3 install


In order to execute kytos command line, please run:

$ kytos --help


For a complete list of authors, please open AUTHORS.rst file.


If you want to contribute to this project, please read Kytos Documentation website.


This software is under MIT-License. For more information please read LICENSE file.

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