Clone a Package Management Environment

PUT /api/v1.2/package/<env ID>/clone_environment

Use this API to clone a package management environment. You cannot change the Python and R versions.

Required Role

The following users can make this API call:

  • Users who belong to the system-user or system-admin group.
  • Users who belong to a group associated with a role that allows creating an environment. See Managing Groups and Managing Roles for more information.



Parameters marked in bold are mandatory. Others are optional and have default values.

Parameter Description
name Provide a name to the environment. By default, the cloned environment inherits the parent environment’s name with -clone as it suffix that is <environmentname-clone>.
description You can add a brief description about the environment.

Request API Syntax

curl -X PUT -H "X-AUTH-TOKEN: <API-TOKEN>" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" \
-d '{"name": "<EnvironmentName>", "description": "<Description>"}' \
"<env ID>/clone_environment"


The above syntax uses as the endpoint. Qubole provides other endpoints to access QDS that are described in Supported Qubole Endpoints on Different Cloud Providers.

Sample API Request

Here is a sample request to clone a package environment that has 100 as its ID.

curl -X PUT -H "X-AUTH-TOKEN: <API-TOKEN>" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" \
-d '{"name": "PackageEnv2", "description": "Environment for adding packages"}' \