SNI support in python 2.7 for Locust load tests

dieter dieter at
Wed Oct 1 07:55:54 CEST 2014

Reddy <reddy at> writes:
> ...
> I'm trying to use locust ( to run load test of one site we're developing. Everything was running nice and smooth until we switch the servers to use SNI. SNI is not officially supported in python 2.7.5

A recent post in this list regarding missing SNI support in Python 2.x
got as a suggestion to use the "backports.ssl" package on PyPI.

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