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EncryptPYT

Summary

Encrypts a Python toolbox file.

Caution:

The encryption of a Python toolbox is performed in place and will overwrite the original unencrypted .pyt file. It is recommended to back up the input file to avoid the loss of its contents in case the password is forgotten.

Discussion

A Python toolbox can also be encrypted by clicking on the toolbox within ArcGIS Pro.

Syntax

EncryptPYT (toolbox, password)
ParameterExplanationData Type
toolbox

The Python toolbox that will be encrypted in place.

String
password

The password used to lock the encrypted Python toolbox.

String

Code sample

EncryptPYT example

Encrypt a Python toolbox.

import arcpy

toolbox = 'd:/tools/analysis.pyt'
password = '<your password>'

arcpy.EncryptPYT(toolbox, password)

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