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Home Assistant Add-on: MariaDB

MariaDB database for Home Assistant.

Supports aarch64 Architecture Supports amd64 Architecture Supports armhf Architecture Supports armv7 Architecture Supports i386 Architecture


You can use this add-on to install MariaDB, which is an open-source (GPLv2 licensed) database. MariaDB can be used as the database backend for Home Assistant. For more information, please see MariaDB


Follow these steps to get the add-on installed on your system:

  1. Navigate in your Home Assistant frontend to Supervisor -> Add-on Store.
  2. Find the "MariaDB" add-on and click it.
  3. Click on the "INSTALL" button.

How to use

  1. Set the logins -> password field to something strong and unique.
  2. Start the add-on.
  3. Check the add-on log output to see the result.
  4. Add recorder component to your Home Assistant configuration.

Add-on Configuration

The MariaDB server add-on can be tweaked to your likings. This section describes each of the add-on configuration options.

Example add-on configuration:

  - homeassistant
  - username: homeassistant
    password: PASSWORD
  - username: homeassistant
    database: homeassistant

Option: databases (required)

Database name, e.g., homeassistant. Multiple are allowed.

Option: logins (required)

This section defines a create user definition in MariaDB. Create User documentation.

Option: logins.username (required)

Database user login, e.g., homeassistant. User Name documentation.

Option: logins.password (required)

Password for user login. This should be strong and unique.

Option: rights (required)

This section grant privileges to users in MariaDB. Grant documentation.

Option: rights.username (required)

This should be the same user name defined in logins -> username.

Option: rights.database (required)

This should be the same database defined in databases.

Home Assistant Configuration

MariaDB will be used by the recorder and history components within Home Assistant. For more information about setting this up, see the recorder integration documentation for Home Assistant.

Example Home Assistant configuration:

  db_url: mysql://homeassistant:password@core-mariadb/homeassistant?charset=utf8


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In case you've found a bug, please open an issue on our GitHub.

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