Use Pip Search
Artifactory supports search using pip's search command in local, remote and virtual repositories. For example:
$ pip search frog-fu --index http://localhost:8081/artifactory/api/pypi/pypi-virtual/ frog-fu - 0.2a INSTALLED: 0.2a (latest) $ pip search irbench --index http://localhost:8081/artifactory/api/pypi/pypi-virtual/ irbench - Image Retrieval Benchmark.
In this example frog-fu is a locally installed package, while irbench is found at
pypi.org, both repositories aggregated by the
Specifying the index
When using the search command, the index should be specified explicitly (without the
/simple at the end), as pip will ignore the
index-url variable in its
Use Artifactory Search
PyPI packages can also be searched for using Artifactory's Property Search. All PyPI packages have the properties
pypi.summary set by the uploading client, or later during indexing for supported file types.