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Python Netlink library

Project description

Python network configuration library

PyRoute2 uses Netlink protocol to communicate with the Linux kernel and get/set all the information kernel network objects.

todo

  • remote: sasl authentication
  • rtnl: bridge info: see ./net/bridge/br_netlink.c:br_fill_ifinfo()
  • rtnl: traffic control – work with queue disciplines

sample

More samples you can read in the project documentation. Here is just a small snippet:

from pyroute2 import iproute
ip = iproute()
print ip.get_links()

The project contains several modules for different types of netlink messages, not only RTNL.

installation

make install or easy_install pyroute2

requires

Python >= 2.6

changelog

  • 0.1.7
    • ipdb: interface creation: dummy, bond, bridge, vlan
    • ipdb: if_slaves interface obsoleted
    • ipdb: ‘direct’ mode
    • iproute: code refactored
    • examples: create() examples committed
  • 0.1.6
    • netlink: tc ingress, sfq, tbf, htb, u32 partial support
    • ipdb: completely re-implemented transactional model (see docs)
    • generic: internal fields declaration API changed for nlmsg
    • tests: first unit tests committed
  • 0.1.5
    • netlink: dedicated io buffering thread
    • netlink: messages reassembling
    • netlink: multi-uplink remote
    • netlink: masquerade remote requests
    • ipdb: represent interfaces hierarchy
    • iproute: decode VLAN info
  • 0.1.4
    • netlink: remote netlink access
    • netlink: SSL/TLS server/client auth support
    • netlink: tcp and unix transports
    • docs: started sphinx docs
  • 0.1.3
    • ipdb: context manager interface
    • ipdb: [fix] correctly handle ip addr changes in transaction
    • ipdb: [fix] make up()/down() methods transactional [#1]
    • iproute: mirror packets to 0 queue
    • iproute: [fix] handle primary ip address removal response
  • 0.1.2
    • initial ipdb version
    • iproute fixes
  • 0.1.1
    • initial release, iproute module

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