# Connect to deployments with Python SDK

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Python paho-mqtt client to connect to EMQ X Cloud deployment.

# Precondition

  • Already Create Deployment in EMQ X Cloud, and the deployment status is running

  • Python 3.4+ version

  • Paho-mqtt MQTT client has been installed. If not installed, please run the following command to complete the installation

    pip3 install paho-mqtt
  • For free trial and shared deployment EMQ X Cloud, it provides TLS/SSL connection certification by default, and you also need to download root certificate (opens new window) for TLS/SSL connection.

# Example Code