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agavepy 0.5.0

SDK for Agave

A simple Python binding for the Agave API.


Install from PyPI:

pip install agavepy

Using agavepy in Docker

This repository includes a Dockerfile and a docker-compose.yml file, which allows a zero installation version of agavepy.

The only requirement is Docker and docker-compose, most likely already installed in your system.

Then, clone this repository and execute docker-compose as follows:

$ git clone
$ cd agavepy
$ docker-compose build
$ docker-compose up

(a bug in docker-compose is preventing to run just up. The steps build and up have to be done separately.) Navigate to http://localhost:9999 and access the Jupyter notebook with password agavepy. The notebook Example.ipynb contains a full example of use.


The first step is to create an agave Python object pointing to your tenant:

>>> from agavepy.agave import Agave
>>> my_agave = Agave(api_server='',
...                  username='myusername', password='mypassword')

Once the object is instantiated, interact with it according to the methods in the API documentation.

For example, create a new client with:

>>> my_agave.clients.create(body={'clientName': 'my_client'})

Access any endpoint with:


Once a client is created, it is used by default to access the API.

To make use of an existing client, pass the client’s credentials into the Agave constructor:

>>> from agavepy.agave import Agave
>>> my_agave = Agave(api_server='',
...                  username='myusername', password='mypassword', client_name='my_client', api_key='123', api_secret='abc')

Alternatively, the SDK will attempt to recover the client credentials from the client name if they are stored in the user’s .agavepy file, in which case just passing the client_name will suffice:

>>> from agavepy.agave import Agave
>>> my_agave = Agave(api_server='',
...                  username='myusername', password='mypassword', client_name='my_client')

You can also generate client from an access and refresh token to avoid needing end user credentials. By passing the access and refresh tokens, the sdk client will be able to automatically refresh tokens as needed.

>>> ag = Agave(token='76fb5ee42b3e9f25a5ba9069be522', refresh_token='e193fc952954a08b7c8b5766b846d74',
...            api_key='pEN_w4cPMqWpuVFfHblHF6KYniMa', api_secret='',
...            api_server='', client_name='test', verify=False)

Finally, a client can be generated directly from a JWT in order to bypass the API Gateway and enable direct interaction with the Agave services. Note that the api_server parameter should point directly at the Agave services, and the jwt_header_name should reflect the tenant you wish to interact with.

>>> ag = Agave(jwt=jwt, jwt_header_name='X-JWT-Assertion-dev_staging',
...            api_server='', verify=False)


Agavepy is licensed under the BSD license. is copyright of Digium, Inc., and licensed under BSD 3-Clause License.

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