Python Configuration

ResInsight has a gRPC Remote Procedure Call interface with a Python Client interface. This interface allows you to interact with a running ResInsight instance from a Python script.

The Python client package is available for install via the Python PIP package system with pip install rips as admin user, or pip install --user rips as a regular user.

On some systems the pip command may have to be replaced by python -m pip.

In order for gRPC to be available, ResInsight needs to be built with the RESINSIGHT_ENABLE_GRPC option set. A valid gRPC build will show a message in the About dialog confirming gRPC is available:


Furthermore, gRPC needs to be enabled in the Scripting tab of the Preference dialog: