Python Client for Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) API#

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Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) API: Manages keys and performs cryptographic operations in a central cloud service, for direct use by other cloud resources and applications.

Quick Start#

In order to use this library, you first need to go through the following steps:

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.
  2. Enable billing for your project.
  3. Enable the Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) API.
  4. Setup Authentication.

Installation#

Install this library in a virtualenv using pip. virtualenv is a tool to create isolated Python environments. The basic problem it addresses is one of dependencies and versions, and indirectly permissions.

With virtualenv, it’s possible to install this library without needing system install permissions, and without clashing with the installed system dependencies.

Supported Python Versions#

Python >= 3.5

Deprecated Python Versions#

Python == 2.7. Python 2.7 support will be removed on January 1, 2020.

Mac/Linux#

pip install virtualenv
virtualenv <your-env>
source <your-env>/bin/activate
<your-env>/bin/pip install google-cloud-kms

Windows#

pip install virtualenv
virtualenv <your-env>
<your-env>\Scripts\activate
<your-env>\Scripts\pip.exe install google-cloud-kms

Next Steps#

Changelog#

For a list of all google-cloud-kms releases: