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README.md

Snips heating system connector eBUS (e.g. Vaillant) connector

MIT License

This is a Snips action to interact with your heating system via ebusd. It is written in Python and is compatible with snips-skill-server.

Setup

Prerequisites

You'll need to add the Vaillant-eBUS skill in your assistant. It's available on Snips' console

SAM (preferred)

To install the action on your device, you can use Sam

sam install actions -g https://github.com/shilbert01/snips-skill-ebusd.git

Manually

Copy it manually to the device to the folder /var/lib/snips/skills/ You'll need snips-skill-server installed on the pi

sudo apt-get install snips-skill-server

Stop snips-skill-server & generate the virtual environment

sudo systemctl stop snips-skill-server
cd /var/lib/snips/skills/snips-skill-ebusd/
sh setup.sh
sudo systemctl start snips-skill-server

How to trigger

Hey Snips

Ich will duschen.

Logs

Show snips-skill-server logs with sam:

sam service log snips-skill-server

Or on the device:

journalctl -f -u snips-skill-server

Check general platform logs:

sam watch

Or on the device:

snips-watch

Configuration

During installation, the assistant will ask for the IP address of the computer running ebusd with mqtt enabled. It will further ask for the type of heating sytem (e.g. 1: Calormatic 430, 2:GeoTherm plus VWS) This is because different heating system support different subsets of parameters.

Find out more about which parameters are supported by your heating system by running

ebusctl -f and/or ebusctl -f f

on the device running ebusd.

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