This topic describes how to install, update, and uninstall the server operation SDK for Python.


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Environment requirements

Install the SDK

Run the following commands to install the SDK:
pip install aliyun-python-sdk-core
pip install aliyun-python-sdk-vod
  • If you use Python 3.x, replace pip install aliyun-python-sdk-core with pip install aliyun-python-sdk-core-v3. If you have installed different versions, you can run the pip3 command.
  • If the system prompts for insufficient permissions during installation, add sudo before the commands.

Update the SDK

If new operations or new features of existing operations are unavailable in the current SDK, update the SDK to the latest version. The following sample code provides an example:
pip install --upgrade aliyun-python-sdk-vod

Uninstall the SDK

Use pip to uninstall the SDK. The following sample code provides an example:

pip uninstall aliyun-python-sdk-core
pip uninstall aliyun-python-sdk-vod