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Nefila is an elegant and simple Fortinet Security Fabric library for Python.

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Nefila is an elegant and simple Fortinet Security Fabric library for Python.

Python 3.7.4 (default, Sep  7 2019, 18:27:02)
>>> import nefila
>>> device = nefila.FortiGate('')
>>> device.status
{'version': 'v6.2.2', 'serial': 'FG81EP4Q17002000', 'forticare': 'registered', 'hostname': 'FW01', 'model': 'FortiGate-81E-POE', 'uptime': 22625}


  • Environment variables based authentication
  • Standard methods across all supported devices

Supported Devices

  • FortiOS v6.2
  • FortiAnalyzer v6.2
  • FortiManager v6.2
  • FortiTester v4.0
  • FortiSwitch v6.0

Requirements and Installation

Nefila requires Python 3.7. You can install nefila using pip:

pip install nefila


You can pass device credentials during requests or you can load them automatically using the following methods:

  1. Setup your device credentials at ~/.nefila/credentials in the following format:
    username = <your username>
    password = <your password>
  • You can also have device specific credentials:
    username = <your username>
    password = <your password>
  1. Alternatively you can also use an access token:
    token = <your access token>
  1. Environment Variables
    export NEFILA_USERNAME=admin
    export NEFILA_PASSWORD=password


This library is distributed under the GNU General Public License v3.0.

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