pyavdesk comes with some utility constants and functions that could be of use.
META_GROUP_IDS dictionary contains identifiers for basic groups on every AV-Desk server.
everyone = av_server.get_group(pyavdesk.META_GROUP_IDS['EVERYONE'])
TARIFF_IDS dictionary contains identifiers for basic tariff groups on every AV-Desk server.
tariff_classic = av_server.get_tariff(pyavdesk.TARIFF_IDS['CLASSIC'])
library_version_satisfied() function tests whether version of dwavdapi library found in the system is the same as version pyavdesk was designed to work with. Returns True if version is satisfied, otherwise False.
set_log_level(lvl) function sets module logging to a desired level and turns on log pretty formatting. lvl parameter should be logging level from logging module. E.g.: logging.DEBUG.