Preinstallation Checklist for Developer SDK - Python on Windows

Developer SDK - Python is a software development kit you can use to run CommCell operations using Commvault REST APIs.

Use this preinstallation checklist to prepare the computer where Developer SDK - Python will be installed and to gather all of the information you will need during the installation.

Verify System Requirements

Developer SDK - Python is supported on Windows computers.

Verify License Requirements

Developer SDK - Python does not require a license.

Determine the Installation Location

Install Developer SDK - Python on a computer that can communicate with the Web Console. The Python SDK cannot be installed on cluster environments.

Supported Python Versions

The Commvault software supports the following Python versions:

  • Python 2.7

  • Python 3

Install the Web Console Package

Verify that the Web Console package is already installed and configured in your environment. For information about installing the Web Console, see Preinstallation Checklist for the Web Console.

Gather Installation Data

Refer to the items in this section to gather the information that you will need during the installation. Record the information before you begin installing the software, so you can refer to it during the installation.

You can install the package only by using the installation package that was created by the Download Manager.

Commvault package to install

Install the Developer SDK - Python package, which is listed under the Tools category.


If the File System Agent is not installed on the computer, the File System Core and File System packages are automatically installed with the package you selected. The File System Agent will not consume any license.

To gather the required information for the File System Agent, refer to the Gather Installation Data section in the Preinstallation Checklist for the Windows File System Agent.