IBMQBackend.properties

IBMQBackend.properties(refresh=False, datetime=None)[source]

Return the backend properties, subject to optional filtering.

Parameters
  • refresh (bool) – If True, re-query the server for the backend properties. Otherwise, return a cached version.

  • datetime (Optional[datetime]) – By specifying datetime, this function returns an instance of the BackendProperties whose timestamp is closest to, but older than, the specified datetime.

Return type

Optional[BackendProperties]

Returns

The backend properties or None if the backend properties are not currently available.

Raises

TypeError – If an input argument is not of the correct type.