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Client for the Guerrillamail temporary email server

Project description

Python Guerrillamail is a Python client API and command line interface for interacting with a Guerrillamail temporary email server.

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pip install python-guerrillamail

Example Usage

Create session using auto-assigned email address, print email address and print id of first message in inbox:

from guerrillamail import GuerrillaMailSession
session = GuerrillaMailSession()
print session.get_session_state()['email_address']
print session.get_email_list()[0].guid

Example CLI Usage

Set email address:

$ guerrillamail setaddr john.doe
$ guerrillamail info

List inbox contents:

$ guerrillamail list
(*) 48859781  23:45:27+00:00
Example messsage 2

(*) 48859574  09:25:01+00:00
Example message

( ) 1         00:00:00+00:00
Welcome to Guerrilla Mail

Read email message:

$ guerrillamail get 48859781
Date: 2016-06-11 23:45:27+00:00
Subject: Example message 2

Example Guerrillamail message body.

Using Alternative Guerrillamail Server

By default, is used as the base URL for Guerrillamail API calls. This can be overridden by providing the base_url property when constructing a GuerrillaMailSession instance. When using the CLI the base_url property can be defined in the ~/.guerrillamail JSON config file, for example:

    "base_url": ""


Python Guerrilla Mail is free software, licensed under the GPLv3.

Change History


  • Add support for Python 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5.

  • Add “guerrillamail” executable.


  • Fix mail “excerpt” property.


  • Remove version restriction on Requests dependency.


  • Initial release.

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