Library Abstraction

The Genie Abstraction package (or simply genie.abstract) enables users to build os/platform/release/feature/etc and reference them dynamically in their scripts without hard-coded imports.

For more details, refer to pyATS.


It is strongly recommended that all scripts to be written using this abstraction package. This will vastly reduce future maintenance work if the script is to be re-used. Wanna know why? Read on…


The abstraction package is undergoing a revision to more consistently organize features around device definitions. See the command pyats migrate abstract to check your environment and ensure it will continue to be compatible. The source of truth for device definitions will be the PID tokens file in Unicon, so please ensure that your devices are present and represented accurately.