python bigsuds - Get or Set GTM Pool TTL

Problem this snippet solves:

This python bigsuds script will get or set GTM Pool TTLs.

How to use this snippet: < hostname> < username> < hostname> < username> < pool> < hostname> < username> < pool> < ttl>


Code :

#!/usr/bin/env python
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def get_pools(obj):
return obj.GlobalLB.Pool.get_list()
except Exception, e:
print e

def get_ttl(obj,pools):
return obj.GlobalLB.Pool.get_ttl([pools])
except Exception, e:
print e

def set_ttl(obj,pool,ttl):
except Exception, e:
print e

if __name__ == "__main__":

import bigsuds
import getpass
import sys

# Directory location of file

if len(sys.argv) < 3:
print "\n\n\tUsage %s ip_address username" % sys.argv[0]

a = sys.argv[1:]

print "\nHey %s, please enter your password below.\n" % a[1]
upass = getpass.getpass()

b = bigsuds.BIGIP(
hostname = a[0], 
username = a[1], 
password = upass,
except Exception, e:
print e

if len(sys.argv) == 4:
print "\n\n\tThe current ttl for pool %s is %d" % (a[2], get_ttl(b,a[2])[0])
elif len(sys.argv) == 5:
print "\n\n\tThe new ttl for pool %s is %d" % (a[2], get_ttl(b,a[2])[0])
pl = get_pools(b)
ttls = get_ttl(b,pl)

combined = zip(pl, ttls)

print "\nCurrent TTLs:"
for x in combined:
print "\tPool %s:\t%d" % (x[0], x[1])
Published Mar 09, 2015
Version 1.0

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