I am a new Homey user and coming from Home Assistant. In Home Assistant I used to monitor my server by sending info by MQTT to Home Assistant with mem usage, cpu load, uptime etc.
I have figured out how to get the values into a variable with Better Logic and a MQTT Client in Homey but I am still to figure out how to display the information as a device.
Is it possible to display that information like this?
Not sure if this is what you mean, but:
With Homey Insights you can view variables in graphs: https://insights.homey.app
The example shows the Hue Outdoor Sensor 7 day temperature values and the Homey System memory use.
Furthermore, at http://developer.athom.com/tools/system you can find the parameters you mention and more.
I think he means system etc of his server, not of Homey.
These can be shown in a device-info but I think you’d have to create your own app or Virtual Device (based on https://apps.athom.com/app/com.arjankranenburg.virtual) for that.
Nice one but my “Better logic” variables does not show in there.
Yes I am looking for showing the current value in a device-info. I am trying to get it working with Virtual Device but am unable to set the values from “Better logic”
I’m also for a lookout after passing a variable from “better logic” to a VirtualDevice. I’m using a 3rd-party power meter for the whole house, and passing that JSON-request value (Watts) into a better logic variable. But I also want to see this value in a device, so I can add it to the homeydash.com interface
That should be visable in the virtual device on Homeydash.com aye? Just click the device and hold it for a little while will show the values?
Thanks for reply, but I cannot put that better logic variable value into a virtual devices as a power value. That’s my issue.
I know that the homeydash can show variables by click-and-hold
Make the virtual device with the VD app.
Make a wallplug with power capability.
Make a flow with:
Great idea @Rocodamelshekima !
I am trying to built something with the suggestions you made. Somehow I can’t get to set the values of the virtual device. To make things simple, I am just trying to set a value to ‘10’
I made a VD, defined as wall plus, gave it the capabilities of a sensor and selected 3 ‘stroom’, ‘energiemeter’ and ‘energie’.
Made a testflow:
(wasn’t sure about the tags, so I just made it ‘both ways’).
If I test the flow, all values remain blank.
I must be missing something
Yeah, u missed the “measure_power” part
So sensor =“measure_power”
Value =the tag u want to show as power in the device
If you want set values on a VD you have to use the correspondent capability
E.g Energy es here:
Edit @Rocodamelshekima was faster.
Was exactly what I was missing too! I tried to add tag with “power” for the corresponding device in sensor field. But now I see that you have to write it as text.
You are so helpful here on this community, @Rocodamelshekima . I see you in many post and appriciate that I think other are too!