Installation and Setup


Fiddler offers a Python SDK client that lets you connect directly to your Fiddler environment from a Jupyter Notebook or automated pipeline.

Install the Fiddler Client

The client is available for download from PyPI via pip:

pip install -q fiddler-client

Import the Fiddler Client

Once you've installed the client, you can import the fiddler package into any Python script:

import fiddler as fdl

Authorize the Client

To use the Fiddler client, you will need authorization details that contain

Find your URL

The URL should point to wherever Fiddler has been deployed for your organization.

If using Fiddler’s managed cloud service, it should be of the form

Find your authorization token

To find your authorization token, navigate to the Settings page, click the Credentials tab and then use the Create Key button (if there is not already a authorization token for your user).


Connect the Client to Fiddler

Once you've located the URL of your Fiddler environment and your authorization token, you can connect the Fiddler client to your environment.

URL = ''
AUTH_TOKEN = '' #Specify the authorization token available in the Fiddler setting page

# Connect to the Fiddler client
# This call will also validate the client vs server version compatibility.

fdl.init(url=URL, token=AUTH_TOKEN)

print(f'Client version: {fdl.__version__}')
print(f'Server version: {fdl.conn.server_version}')
print(f'Organization id: {fdl.conn.organization_id}')
print(f'Organization name: {fdl.conn.organization_name}')

📘 Info

For detailed documentation on the Fiddler python client’s many features, check out the API reference section.

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Set log level

Set the log level for verbose information.

# Default log level is INFO

# Set DEBUG log level

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