A package for interacting with the Linode api. (https://api.linode.com)
# on Mac brew install python3 # Find your system version under the Apple Menu > About This Mac # If OS X system is El Capitain 10.11.x # Then do the following: brew update brew install openssl brew link openssl --force # end of El Capitain openssl header installs # Apple decided to leave the openssl headers out # see this issue: https://github.com/caktus/developer-documentation/issues/25 # The following should now work on Mac and Ubuntu # and maybe other OS. These are the two I have available. # cd into the /tmp dir so that the repo will get trashed later cd /tmp git clone https://github.com/dm-wyncode/linode-kucun cd linode-kucun # Don't forget the "3" in "python3" python3 setup.py install #then type linodku add --linode-api-key # The text entered at the prompt will be validated # by the Linode API and display the results. # THEN **To remove** pip3 uninstall linode_kucun
A package for interacting with the Linode api. (https://www.linode.com/api)
I was learning how to use Ansible play books to adminster Linode instances. While doing so, a script for dynamic Linode inventories I had downloaded from a repo started to fail with intermittent timeouts when connecting to the Linode API.
I contacted Linode customer service support. The answer was “ICMP rate limiting” was causing my timeouts.
I opened the hood on the code I had downloaded. I saw spaghetti. I cannot confirm that it was the source the ICMP rate limiting though I have not yet run into the issue since I have stopped implementing it.
I wrote some preliminary code in IPython to see what the results were using Python Requests. I have yet to run into connection timeouts.
I decided to attempt to write a Python package makes Linode API calls and handles the returned results. This will be useful in the creation of Ansible dynamic inventories. (http://docs.ansible.com/ansible/intro_dynamic_inventory.html).
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