Homeassistant Sensor

The homeassistant sensor platform allows you to create a sensors that import states from your Home Assistant instance using the native API.

# Example configuration entry
sensor:
  - platform: homeassistant
    name: "Temperature Sensor From Home Assistant"
    entity_id: sensor.temperature_sensor

Note

This component is only for numeral states. If you want to import arbitrary text states from Home Assistant, use the Home Assistant Text Sensor.

Importing attributes is currently not supported, but you can create template sensors in Home Assistant that return the attribute of a sensor and then import the template sensor here.

Configuration variables:

  • name (Required, string): The name of the sensor.
  • entity_id (Required, string): The entity ID to import from Home Assistant.
  • id (Optional,:ref:config-id): Manually specify the ID used for code generation.
  • All other options from Sensor and MQTT Component.