"""Get an asset from a instance of Archivist
Main parses in a a url, which is an instance of Archivist and credentials, which
is a user authorization.
The main function would then call arch.assets.read_by_signature() to get one asset from
from os import getenv
from warnings import filterwarnings
from archivist.archivist import Archivist
from archivist.errors import ArchivistDuplicateError, ArchivistNotFoundError
filterwarnings("ignore", message="Unverified HTTPS request")
"""Main function of get_asset.
Parse in user input of url and credentials and use them to
create an example archivist connection and fetch all assets.
# client id and client secret is obtained from the appidp endpoint - see the
# application registrations example code in examples/applications_registration.py
# client id is an environment variable. client_secret is stored in a file in a
# directory that has 0700 permissions. The location of this file is set in
# the client_secret_file environment variable.
client_id = getenv("RKVST_APPREG_CLIENT")
client_secret_file = getenv("RKVST_APPREG_SECRET_FILENAME")
with open(client_secret_file, mode="r", encoding="utf-8") as tokenfile:
client_secret = tokenfile.read().strip()
# Initialize connection to Archivist
) as arch:
asset = arch.assets.read_by_signature(
except (ArchivistNotFoundError, ArchivistDuplicateError) as ex:
print("Unable to get asset", ex)
# alternatively get by identity
asset = arch.assets.read(asset["identity"])
if __name__ == "__main__":