Splunk® SOAR (Cloud)

Develop Apps for Splunk SOAR (Cloud)

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Platform installation for Python 3

The Splunk SOAR installation includes a Python 3 runtime environment.

If you are developing an app, supports apps written in Python 3. Python 2 is not supported.

Python installation path

Only Python 3 is included in the platform installation.

  • The path to Python 3 is <SOAR_HOME>/usr/python39/bin/python3.9m.
  • For Splunk SOAR (Cloud) installations, <SOAR_HOME> is /opt/phantom.

A symlink to <SOAR_HOME>/opt/phantom/usr/bin/python3 is included for convenience. Splunk SOAR (Cloud) uses this symlink to access Python.

Pip installation path

Pip 3 is included in the platform for installing Python 3 packages.

Pip 3 is included in <SOAR_HOME>/usr/python39/bin/pip3.

A symlink to pip 3, <SOAR_HOME>/usr/bin/pip3 is included. Splunk SOAR (Cloud) uses this symlink to access pip 3.

App development script installation path

This entire section refers to scripts and CLI/SSH items which are not available in Splunk SOAR (Cloud).

The following scripts and commands are included in the platform for developing Python 3 apps:

  • create_tj.pyc
  • create_output.pyc
  • phenv compile_app command

Compatible Python 3 scripts

Scripts that are compatible with Python 3 are included in the following location:

  • For Splunk SOAR (Cloud) deployments, <SOAR_HOME> is /opt/phantom.
  • For Splunk SOAR ((On-premises) privileged deployments prior to release 5.4.0, <SOAR_HOME> is /opt/phantom.
  • For Splunk SOAR (On-premises) unprivileged deployments, <SOAR_HOME> is configured by your Splunk SOAR Administrator.
  • The path to scripts is <SOAR_HOME>/bin/<script>.

Run the scripts using phenv python3 as follows:

[phantom@phantom phipinfoio]$ phenv python <SOAR_HOME>/bin/<script>.pyc
Last modified on 29 November, 2023
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® SOAR (Cloud): current

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