parallel-ssh is a non-blocking parallel SSH client library.
It uses non-blocking asynchronous SSH sessions and is to date the only publicly available non-blocking SSH client library, as well as the only non-blocking parallel SSH client library available for Python.
- Design And Goals
- Clients Feature Comparison
- Advanced Usage
- API Documentation
- Change Log
In a nutshell¶
Client will attempt to use all available keys under
~/.ssh as well as any keys in an SSH agent, if one is available.
from __future__ import print_function from pssh.clients import ParallelSSHClient client = ParallelSSHClient(['localhost']) output = client.run_command('whoami') for line in output['localhost'].stdout: print(line)
<your username here>
There is also a now deprecated paramiko based client available under
pssh.clients.miko that has much the same API. It supports some features not currently supported by the native client - see feature comparison.
2.x.x onwards, the clients under
pssh.clients.miko will be an optional