configure security python

configure security python [on | off]


Turns on or off external Python scripting support when FIPS mode is turned off.

Syntax Description

on Turns on external Python scripting support (default).
off Turns off external Python scripting support.


By default, when FIPS mode is off, external Python scripting support is enabled.

Usage Guidelines

To enable external Python scripting support with the command, FIPS mode must be turned off (configure security fips-mode [on | off]). Python scripting configuration is ignored when FIPS mode is turned on.


The following example turns off external Python scripting support:

# configure security python off


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 31.7.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.