Commit f257028e authored by Tomek Mrugalski's avatar Tomek Mrugalski 🛰
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[5137] Added

parent 82d9586d
......@@ -7,7 +7,8 @@ if KEA_SHELL
# Kea-shell is enabled, here are proper rules for it.
kea_shell_PYTHON =
kea_shelldir = @localstatedir@/@PACKAGE@
#pkglibexecdir = $(libexecdir)/@PACKAGE@
bin_SCRIPTS = kea-shell
# First, let's import the right kea_connector.
# We have two versions: one for python 2.x and another for python 3.x.
# Sadly, there's no unified way to handle http connections. The recommended
# way is to use Requests (, but
# that's a stand alone package that requires separate installation. One of
# the design requirements was to not require any additional packages, so
# the code uses standard libraries available in python. Hence two versions.
import sys
import signal
import argparse
if (sys.version_info[0] == 2):
# This is Python 2.x
import kea_connector2 as kea_connector
if (sys.version_info[0] == 3):
# This is Python 3.x
import kea_connector3 as kea_connector
# This is... have no idea what it is.
raise SystemExit("Unknown python version:" + str(sys.version_info[0]))
from kea_conn import CARequest, CAResponse
# Second step: Need to parse command line parameters. We will use argparse for
# that purpose. It does great job with having default values, taking care of
# the help and sanity checking input parameters.
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='Connects to Kea Control Agent.')
parser.add_argument('--host', type=str, nargs=1, default='',
help='hostname of the CA to connect to')
parser.add_argument('--port', type=int, nargs=1, default=8000,
help='TCP port of the CA to connect to')
parser.add_argument('--timeout', type=int, nargs=1, default='10',
help='Timeout (in seconds) when attempting to connect to CA')
parser.add_argument('command', type=str, nargs="?", default='list-commands',
help='command to be executed. If not specified, "list-commands" is used')
cmd_args = parser.parse_args()
# Ok, now time to put the parameters parsed into the structure to be used by the
# connection.
params = CARequest()
params.command = cmd_args.command
params.http_host =[0]
params.http_port = cmd_args.port[0]
params.timeout = cmd_args.timeout
conn = kea_connector.KeaConnector()
def timeout_handler(signum, frame):
print ("Connection timeout")
# Load command processor
# @todo - command specific processing will be added as part of future work
# (either #5138 or #5139, whichever is implemented first)
# Read parameters from stdin (they're optional for some commands)
for line in sys.stdin:
params.params += line
# Set the timeout timer. If the connection takes too long,
# it will send a signal to us.
signal.signal(signal.SIGALRM, timeout_handler)
# Ok, everything is ready. Let's send the command and get a response.
resp = conn.sendCA(params)
except Exception as e:
print("Failed to run: " + str(e))
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