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How to Access Environment Variables with Code

Overview

When a user provides input via Blueprint Variables, or you pass values to your script using environment variables, you'll want to make sure that you can access these values in your code. This how to guide will walk you through the steps to access environment variables.

note

When accessing the contents of an environment variable in your code, we recommend storing it as a variable so it can be continuously used.

Steps

For this example, our environment variable will be named OPERATOR_A.

  1. Navigate to the location of your code (local, GitHub, etc.)
  2. Select the language your code is written in from the tabs below.
import os

os.environ.get('OPERATOR_A','default value')
  1. Add the above snippet to your code.
success

You've now successfully written code to access an environment variable.