Python SDK for the NS1 DNS platform
NS1 Python SDK
This project is in active development.
A Python SDK for accessing NS1, the Data Driven DNS platform.
This package provides a python SDK for accessing the NS1 DNS platform and includes both a simple NS1 REST API wrapper as well as a higher level interface for managing zones, records, data feeds, and more. It supports synchronous and asynchronous transports.
Both python 2.7 and 3.3+ are supported. Automated tests are currently run against 2.7, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 and 3.10.
$ pip install ns1-python
None, but supports different transport backends. Currently supported:
- requests (synchronous, the default if available)
- urllib (synchronous, the default if requests isn't available)
- twisted (asynchronous, requires 2.7 or 3.5+)
Other transports are easy to add, see transport
See the examples directory
If you don't yet have an NS1 account, signup here (free)
You'll need an API Key. To create one, login to the portal and click on the Account button in the top right. Select Settings & Users, then add a new API Key at the bottom.
Unit tests use
pip install pytest). 2.7 also requires
mock to be
pip install mock).
Tests should, of course, run and pass under python 2 and 3. We use tox to
automate test runs and virtualenv setup, see
tox.ini for config.
Pull Requests and issues are welcome. See the NS1 Contribution Guidelines for more information.
Editing the docs
You can create or edit NS1-python documentation by downloading the repo onto your machine and using an editor such as VSCode.
Creating Pull Requests
- When you're ready to submit your changes, add a descriptive title and comments to summarize the changes made.
- Select Create a new branch for this commit and start a pull request.
- Check the Propose file change button.
- Scroll down to compare changes with the original document.
- Select Create pull request.
Our CI process will lint and check for formatting issues with
It is suggested to run these checks prior to submitting a pull request and fix
pip install flake8 black flake8 . --count --show-source --statistics --extend-ignore=E501 black . --check -l 79 --diff
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