pyATS - Python Automation Test System
pyATS is an end-to-end testing ecosystem, specializing in data-driven and reusable testing, and engineered to be suitable for Agile, rapid development iterations. Extensible by design, pyATS enables developers start with small, simple and linear test cases, and scale towards large, complex and asynchronous test suites.
pyATS is initially developed internally in Cisco, and is now available to the general public starting late 2017 through Cisco DevNet. Visit the pyATS home page at
This is the top-level package of pyATS. Installing it will automatically install all pyATS components and dependencies.
pyATS currently supports Python 3.4+ on Linux & Mac systems. Windows platforms are not yet supported.
$ pip install pyats # to install alpha/beta versions, add --pre $ pip isntall --pre pyats
For more information on setting up your Python development environment, such as creating virtual environment and installing pip on your system, please refer to Virtual Environment and Packages in Python tutorials.
As part of installation, examples showcasing various features & idioms of coding in pyATS will be copied to your virtual environment under examples/ folder.
- In addition, you can also get a copy of these examples here:
The examples are self-explanatory, and includes the necessary instructions on how to run them.
Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.