Home Assistant

Owntracks With Mosquitto MQTT and Home Assistant

This tutorial describes all the necessary steps for you to use the OwnTracks app with Mosquitto MQTT Broker and [Home Assistant](https:// www.home-assistant.io) as a device tracker. Since I have not made my Home Assistant accessible via the Internet, I use the Mosquitto MQTT Broker . If you have a direct connection to Home Assistant, you can also use the OwnTracks component to use. Requirements Installed Home Assistant Server Installed Mosquitto MQTT Broker -> Tutorial Installed OwnTracks App on your smartphone The commands used in the tutorial are partly Gentoo Linux specific....

November 20, 2022 · 4 min · Samuel Kron