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========= pylibssh2 ========= :libssh2: Python module :Copyright: Keyphrene, Wallix :License: LGPL :Homepage: http://github.com/wallix/pylibssh2 pylibssh2 1.0.2 ================ 1.0.0 release, may 2010 1.0.1 release, july 2011 1.0.2 release, apr 2012 1.0.3 release, july 2012 What ---- pylibssh2 is a python binding for libssh2 library, it was forked and rewrote from scratch using old org.keyphrene (http://sourceforge.net/projects/orgkeyphrene/) bindings. Sofian Brabez wrote this extension at Wallix (http://wallix.com) to provide an easy way to manage SSH2 connection through libssh2 library in python. This is a C extension module to provide a high level python API. libssh2 API is fairy well respected and export into a python API. Packaging and API is documented with epydoc format. Requirements ------------ - python 2.6+ <http://www.python.org> (older version before 2.5 aren't supported and not recommended) - libssh2 1.2.1+ <http://www.libssh2.org> (older version after 0.18 can works too) Linux Debian/Ubuntu:: sudo aptitude install python2.6 python2.6-dev libssh2-1 libssh2-1-dev FreeBSD:: sudo make -C /usr/ports/lang/python install clean sudo make -C /usr/ports/security/libssh2/ install clean License ------- Old parts from Keyphrene.org are licensied against GNU Lesser GPL (LGPL) and all new and rewritten parts from Wallix.com are licensied against LGPL License too. Portability ----------- This is developed and tested mostly on Linux, though it should support others posix systesm. Bugs & Support --------------- Bug tracker is available at http://github.com/wallix/pylibssh2/issues Get the source code git clone http://github.com/wallix/pylibssh2.git Browse the source code at http://github.com/wallix/pylibssh2.git Download tarballs at http://pypi.python.org/packages/source/p/pylibssh2/ Example ------- These following examples are located in examples/ directory. :scp_upload.py: dummy version of scp upload file transfer. :sftp_listdir.py: this example show how to list remote directories through SFTP protocol. :ssh_exec.py: this example show how to execute a SSH remote command execution. :ssh.py: this example demonstrate how implement a partial ssh client to get a remote shell. :ssh_x11.py: this example demonstrate how implement a X11 forwarding client. Documentation ------------- API documentation can be generated with epydoc <http://epydoc.sourceforge.net/> with following command line:: epydoc --no-private -n pylibssh2 -o doc libssh2 or make doc Install ------- See the INSTALL file for installation instructions. Don't hesitate to reports bugs and submit patches, or just mail author.