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Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.0.0!

The Apache CloudStack project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.0.0 release.

Apache CloudStack's CloudMonkey is a Python-based command line utility for interacting with Apache CloudStack IaaS clouds. The software provides an interactive shell environment that includes command discovery, auto-completion and multiple output formats. CloudMonkey can also be used as a simple command line utility, which can be easily integrated into larger shell scripts.

This is the first independently released version of CloudMonkey provided by the Apache CloudStack project community. This release includes pre-cached API command syntax for Apache CloudStack versions up to and including CloudStack 4.2.0.

The release can be obtained from the CloudMonkey section of the Apache CloudStack download page:

Additionally, the 5.0.0 release is available via the Python Package Index ( and may be installed via pip. Further instructions may be found on the Apache CloudStack download page.

We welcome your help and feedback. For more information on how to report problems, and to get involved, visit the project website at: