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Questions tagged [home-assistant]

For questions regarding Home Assistant, the open-source Python home automation platform. Do not use this tag for general questions about smart assistants such as Google Home or Alexa.

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How to trigger on solar noon in Home Assistant?

The sun component has sunset and sunrise events, but I would like to trigger on solar noon. This page tells me I can use the elevation for this. What number should I enter to achieve what I want?
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Send values from HomeAssistant to ESP8266 via MQTT

I would like to send values from the HomeAssistant to an ESP8266 via MQTT. I have already successfully done it the other way around (sending temperature values from the ESP to HomeAssistant via MQTT) ...
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How to monitor extra MQTT information with Home Assistant?

I am thinking out the software part of my home automation and was planning to use: MQTT as a backbone (this is a requirement as all my devices (ESPURNA based switches or my own devices) use MQTT as ...
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How do I use Home Assistant's Configurator with remote access?

I have: Raspberry PI 3 B+ Hassbian with Home Assistant And have created my own remote domain. Before I did that, I could easily use Configurator. But now, it just show me the Home Assistant login ...
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Which off-the-shelf wireless door/window sensor can I easily interface with Home Assistant?

I am thinking of setting up my own home security system using Home Assistant. For motion sensors I'm going to build Wi-Fi MQTT transmitters using the WeMos board. But for door sensors I want ...
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How to trigger updates to the yaml-files?

I'm a web developer with 10 years' experience who just started looking into home automation. I'm trying to figure out how to shorten the feedback loop while setting up my system. Currently, the best ...
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How can I handle IP addresses changing when the router reboots with Home Assistant?

I have setup multiple lamps and sensors in my Home Assistant configuration. However, I want to know how to best handle the following scenario. If there is a problem with my router or a power cut and ...
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Will Home Assistant's face recognition data be stored permanently in the cloud?

Home Assistant v0.37 includes face recognition: FACE RECOGNITION USING THE MICROSOFT FACE API @pvizeli has been on a roll with the image processing integrations. This time it’s the Microsoft ...