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Pyarmor is a command line tool used to obfuscate python scripts, bind obfuscated scripts to fixed machine or expire obfuscated scripts.

The syntax of the pyarmor command is:

pyarmor <command> [options]

The most commonly used pyarmor commands are:

obfuscate    Obfuscate python scripts
licenses     Generate new licenses for obfuscated scripts
pack         Pack obfuscated scripts to one bundle
hdinfo       Show hardware information

See pyarmor <command> -h for more information on a specific command.

obfuscate

Obfuscate python scripts.

SYNOPSIS:

pyarmor obfuscate <options> SCRIPT...

DESCRIPTION

PyArmor first checks whether .pyarmor_capsule.zip exists in the HOME path. If not, make it.

Then search all the .py files in the path of entry script, and obfuscate them in the default output path dist.

Next generate default license.lic for obfuscated scripts and make all the other Runtime Files in the dist path.

Finally insert Bootstrap Code into each entry script.

OPTIONS

-O PATH, --output PATH
 Output path
-r, --recursive
 Match files recursively
--capsule CAPSULE
 Use this capsule to obfuscate scripts

licenses

Generate new licenses for obfuscated scripts.

SYNOPSIS:

pyarmor licenses <options> CODE

OPTIONS:

-C CAPSULE, --capsule CAPSULE
 Use this capsule to generate new licenses
-O OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT
 Output path
-e YYYY-MM-DD, --expired YYYY-MM-DD
 Expired date for this license
-d SN, --bind-disk SN
 Bind license to serial number of harddisk
-4 IPV4, --bind-ipv4 IPV4
 Bind license to ipv4 addr
-m MACADDR, --bind-mac MACADDR
 Bind license to mac addr

pack

Obfuscate the scripts and pack them into one bundle.

SYNOPSIS:

pyarmor pack <options> SCRIPT

OPTIONS:

-t TYPE, --type TYPE
 cx_Freeze, py2exe, py2app, PyInstaller(default).
-O OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT
 Directory to put final built distributions in.

hdinfo

Show hardware information of this machine, such as serial number of hard disk, mac address of network card etc. The information got here could be as input data to generate license file for obfuscated scripts.

SYNOPSIS:

pyarmor hdinfo