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A modern/fast Python SOAP client based on lxml / requests

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A fast and modern Python SOAP client

  • Compatible with Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and PyPy

  • Build on top of lxml and requests

  • Support for Soap 1.1, Soap 1.2 and HTTP bindings

  • Support for WS-Addressing headers

  • Support for WSSE (UserNameToken / x.509 signing)

  • Support for tornado async transport via gen.coroutine (Python 2.7+)

  • Support for asyncio via aiohttp (Python 3.5+)

  • Experimental support for XOP messages

Please see for more information the documentation at


pip install zeep


from zeep import Client

client = Client('tests/wsdl_files/example.rst')

To quickly inspect a WSDL file use:

python -m zeep <url-to-wsdl>

Please see the documentation at for more information.


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