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Minimal CloudStack Access Library and Utilities

Project description

Makes it easy to connect to Apache CloudStack. Tested with version 4.2 and later.

Includes helper scripts to work with zones and hosts and helps you get started with your own scripts.


This library makes it easy to create quick utilities for Operational and Development purposes. For an interactive shell you should try cloudmonkey or shell scripting you can try cs.


pip install minicloudstack


Export the following environment variables (alternatively arguments can be used):

export CS_API_URL=""
export CS_API_KEY="1235..."
export CS_SECRET_KEY="abcdef..."

Start your python shell (python or ipython).

import minicloudstack
mcs = minicloudstack.MiniCloudStack()
for template in mcs.list("templates", templatefilter="featured"):

Helper scripts

Also provided are the following scripts that can be useful:


Start them with –help for detailed instructions.


These scripts were created by Greenqloud when developing Qstack.

We hope you find them useful!

Greenqloud Dev Team.

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