We’ve struggle multiple times installing paramiko in Mac, even after installing we came across certain issues like module not found.

In this post we will be focussing on how to install paramiko on mac.

Paramiko is a Python (2.7, 3.4+) implementation of the SSHv2 protocol  which provide both client and server functionality. While it leverages a Python C extension for low level cryptography (Cryptography), Paramiko itself is a pure Python interface around SSH networking concepts.

First we will install paramiko using pip. Navigate to terminal and type –

$ pip install paramiko 

To install paramiko library under user directory, use the below command

$ pip install --user paramiko

Even after this if you get error like “module not found” you can try the below command,

Use pip3 to install Python 3 modules.
$ sudo -H pip3 install paramiko --ignore-installed 
$ sudo -H pip install paramiko --ignore-installed

For more insights on paramiko refer this.

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