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How to Put Home Assistant behind Existing Nginx Proxy Manager

  • May 12, 2022

A reverse proxy allows you to conveniently have a single entry point by which you may host multiple apps/services on one or more systems.

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Add the Community Add-on Repository in Home Assistant if it is not Installed

  • March 15, 2022

When I was updating the Home Assistant Core, I encountered an interesting issue. It broke my Z-Wave JS to MQTT add-on.

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Power Smart Home Sensors with Power over Ethernet (PoE)

  • December 20, 2021

Many smart home sensors are battery powered or USB powered. Battery powered sensors are convenient when you do not have a nearby power source.

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Create a Basic Automation in Home Assistant

  • December 16, 2021

When you have Home Assistant running with at least one smart device configured, you are ready to start creating automations! Automating tasks in your home is one reason to create a smart home.

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Set up Z-Wave in Home Assistant

  • December 7, 2021 (Updated: December 14, 2021)

Once you have a fresh Home Assistant installation up and running, you will likely want to dive into configuring your smart home devices.

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How to Install Home Assistant on Proxmox

  • November 11, 2021

Home Assistant is a home automation software that is often installed on single board computers (SBCs) such as the Raspberry Pi because the system resources required by Home Assistant are low enough that a SBC will be sufficient for many users.

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