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[Solved] [odoo11] : How to get database ID of external IDs using python external script?

Anil R. Kesariya (Jupical Technologies)
on 5/2/18, 9:31 AM 641 views

Hi All,

Is there any way, we could find the Actual database IDs of records if we have external IDs, using python script.

With XMLRPC or erppeek lib?

For. Eg.

I have 1 table inside odoo with test_test name. Imported some records inside the table using demo data of csv with external ID.

test_001, test_002, so on.

How we could access the data using python script from the table based on these external IDs?

Any idea appreciated.




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Sudhir Arya (ERP Harbor Consulting Services)
On 5/3/18, 1:45 AM

Hi Anil,

You can call search method using XML-RPC:

rpc_obj.execute(db_name, uid, pwd, 'ir.model.data', 'search', [('model', '=', 'res.partner'), ('name', '=', ext_id)])

Or you can create your own method in custom module and can call it using XML-RPC.

Hope this will help you.

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Thanks sudhir, found solution to get data of csv Id, any idea how to fetch database ID of imported record through xml ID?

Anil R. Kesariya (Jupical Technologies)
on 5/3/18, 2:05 AM

Do you want DB ID using XML-RPC?

Sudhir Arya (ERP Harbor Consulting Services)
on 5/3/18, 2:14 AM

Yes. and I have the XML ID of that record as reference.

Anil R. Kesariya (Jupical Technologies)
on 5/3/18, 2:41 AM

You can use same code I posted in my answer. When you record of ir.model.data object, get the value of "res_id" field.

Sudhir Arya (ERP Harbor Consulting Services)
on 5/3/18, 3:10 AM

Solved sudhir, thanks for your concerned and answer. :)

Anil R. Kesariya (Jupical Technologies)
on 5/3/18, 3:54 AM
David Peralta
On 5/2/18, 11:48 AM


I hope I serve you here I have an example

Example 01:

self.env['ir.model.data'].search_read([('model', '=', 'res.partner'), ('name', '=', 'external_id_csv')], ['res_id'])

return tuple

# [{'res_id': id_database, 'id': id_record_model}]

example 02:


self.env is accessible outside odoo.

Anil R. Kesariya (Jupical Technologies)
on 5/3/18, 12:38 AM

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Anil R. Kesariya (Jupical Technologies)
On 5/3/18, 2:03 AM

Hi All,

I have found the solution using ERPPeek lib. which using xmlrpc lib itself.

1. Here is the example, by using I found out Database ID of csv ID.

import erppeek
client = erppeek.Client('http://localhost:8888', 'database_name', 'username', 'pass')
model_data = client.model('ir.model.data')
source_data = model_data.search_read([('model','=','model_name'), ('name','=',external_csv_id)], ['res_id'])

The source data returns database ID as res_id.

This works perfectly if data loaded through csv file.

2. Here is the method Which I have tried to search database ID of record which have been imported  using XML IDs.

import erppeek
client = erppeek.Client('http://localhost:8888', 'database_name', 'username', 'pass')
 model_data = client.model('ir.model.data')
result = model_data.xmlid_lookup("%s.%s" % ('module_name', xml_id))
It returns the list of 3 items.
1 values is backend external ID
2. Model Name
3. Database ID.
o/p E.g. : [2172, 'res.groups', 3]

This is How, I found solution to get the database ID of the records with reference of XML ID.

works like a charm.



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Asked: 5/2/18, 9:31 AM
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Last updated: 8/21/18, 11:48 PM