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Domoticz on OpenWrt

Introduction

“Domoticz is a very light weight home automation system that lets you monitor and configure miscellaneous devices, including lights, switches, various sensors/meters like temperature, rainfall, wind, ultraviolet (UV) radiation, electricity usage/production, gas consumption, water consumption and many more. Notifications/alerts can be sent to any mobile device.”

Installation

Basic Packages

Update Packages List

First update your Sources.

opkg update

Required Packages and Installation

Domoticz has define all needed requirements. The size of package is about 9 MB. So just simply install it

opkg install domoticz

Configuration

Configuration file for domoticz is in /etc/init.d/domoticz The default domoticz configuration is:

domoticz.@domoticz[0]=domoticz
domoticz.@domoticz[0].disabled='1'
domoticz.@domoticz[0].loglevel='1'
domoticz.@domoticz[0].syslog='daemon'
domoticz.@domoticz[0].sslwww='0'
domoticz.@domoticz[0].userdata='/var/lib/domoticz/'

Webinterface

The configuration of Domoticz is done by webinterface on port 8080 e.g http://192.168.1.1:8080

To check how it works you can monitor your device. To do this add “Hardware” - Motherboard sensors

https://www.domoticz.com/wiki/Hardware_Setup

Troubleshooting

The notifications via email are not working because, by default the libcurl library is not compiled with snmp support. The System Alive Checker requires root rights https://www.domoticz.com/wiki/System_Alive_Checker_(Ping)

Resources

docs/guide-user/services/automation/domoticz.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/17 21:42 by tmomas