How to validate a GZIP Archive File in Python

Dealing with invalid files can be quite the hassle, so having a good file validation system is key in avoiding this issue. We have established a way to properly validate a GZIP Archive File in Python, that leaves out the hours of coding you might need to do yourself and hands out the results immediately.

Let’s get started, shall we?

Ok, first thing, we are going to install the Cloudmersive API Client:

pip install cloudmersive-convert-api-client

Next, we will have the Cloudmersive API Client call the function, so that your GZIP Archive Files can be validated:

from __future__ import print_functionimport timeimport cloudmersive_convert_api_clientfrom import ApiExceptionfrom pprint import pprint# Configure API key authorization: Apikeyconfiguration = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.Configuration()configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'# Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed# configuration.api_key_prefix['Apikey'] = 'Bearer'# create an instance of the API classapi_instance = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ValidateDocumentApi(cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))input_file = '/path/to/file' # file | Input file to perform the operation on.try:# Validate a GZip Archive file (gzip or gz)api_response = api_instance.validate_document_g_zip_validation(input_file)pprint(api_response)except ApiException as e:print("Exception when calling ValidateDocumentApi->validate_document_g_zip_validation: %s\n" % e)

The validation process is now complete!

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