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Fabric 1.14.0

Fabric is a simple, Pythonic tool for remote execution and deployment.

To find out what’s new in this version of Fabric, please see the changelog.

You can also install the development version via “pip install -e git+https://github.com/fabric/fabric/#egg=fabric`.


Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks.

It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution.

Typical use involves creating a Python module containing one or more functions, then executing them via the fab command-line tool. Below is a small but complete “fabfile” containing a single task:

from fabric.api import run

def host_type():
    run('uname -s')

If you save the above as fabfile.py (the default module that fab loads), you can run the tasks defined in it on one or more servers, like so:

$ fab -H localhost,linuxbox host_type
[localhost] run: uname -s
[localhost] out: Darwin
[linuxbox] run: uname -s
[linuxbox] out: Linux

Done.
Disconnecting from localhost... done.
Disconnecting from linuxbox... done.

In addition to use via the fab tool, Fabric’s components may be imported into other Python code, providing a Pythonic interface to the SSH protocol suite at a higher level than that provided by e.g. the Paramiko library (which Fabric itself uses.)


For more information, please see the Fabric website or execute fab --help.

 
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