node-red-contrib-openhab2 1.0.5

openhab home automation for node-red

npm install node-red-contrib-openhab2

Description

Nodes facilitating the automation of openHAB ( http://www.openhab.org ) items with Node-RED ( http://nodered.org ).

Installation

$ cd ~/.node-red
$ npm install node-red-contrib-openhab2

Nodes

- openhab2-controller

Configuration node for communication with an openHAB controller.

Configuration:

  • Name : Specify a name for the configuration node
  • Protocol : "http" or "https"
  • Host : Specify the hostname or ip address
  • Port : (Optionally) Specify the ip port
  • Path : (Optionally) Specify the additional base path
  • Username : (Optionally) Specify the username to authenticate
  • Password : (Optionally) Specify the password to authenticate
- openhab2-in

Listens to state changes of a selected openHAB Item.

Configuration:

  • Name : Optionally specify a name
  • Controller : Select the openHAB controller
  • Item : Select the Item to monitor

Messages injected in NodeRED flows (2 channels):

Channel 1:

  • msg.item : the item's itemname (not label)
  • msg.topic : "StateEvent"
  • msg.payload : the new state of the selected item

Channel 2:

  • msg.item : the item's itemname (not label)
  • msg.topic : "RawEvent"
  • msg.payload : raw (unprocessed) event for the selected item
- openhab2-monitor

Monitors the openhab2-controller node.

Configuration:

  • Name : Optionally specify a name
  • Controller : Select the openHAB controller

Messages injected in NodeRED flows (3 channels):

Channel 1:

  • msg.topic : "ConnectionStatus"
  • msg.payload : connection status ('ON' or 'OFF')

Channel 2:

  • msg.topic : "ConnectionError"
  • msg.payload : error message

Channel 3:

  • msg.topic : "RawEvent"
  • msg.payload : raw (unprocessed) event for all items
- openhab2-out

Sends commands or state updates to a selected openHAB Item. E.g. "ON", "OFF", "REFRESH", ...

Configuration:

  • Name : Optionally specify a name
  • Controller : Select the openHAB controller
  • Item : Select the Item to address
  • Topic : Optionally select "ItemCommand" or "ItemUpdate". If specified, it overrides the topic specified in the incoming message.
  • Payload : Optionally specify the command or update value to send to the selected item. If specified, it overrides the payload specified in the incoming message.

Messages accepted by NodeRED flows:

  • msg.topic : optionally "ItemCommand", "ItemUpdate"
  • msg.payload : optionally the fixed command or update value to send to the selected item
- openhab2-get

Gets an openHAB Item on an input message.

Configuration:

  • Name : Optionally specify a name
  • Controller : Select the openHAB controller
  • Item : Select the Item to monitor

Messages injected in NodeRED flows (1 channel):

Channel 1: The input message with addition of :

  • msg.payload : the item object (name, label, state, ...)

Node Info

Version: 1.0.5
Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
License: Apache-2.0

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Nodes

  • openhab2-controller
  • openhab2-in
  • openhab2-get
  • openhab2-monitor
  • openhab2-out

Keywords

  • node-red
  • openhab2

Maintainers

  • pdmangel