MQTT Homie Binding

Devices that follow the Homie convention 3.x and better are auto-discovered and represented by this binding and the Homie Thing.

Find the next table to understand the topology mapping from Homie to the Framework:

Homie Framework Example MQTT topic
Device Thing homie/super-car
Node Channel Group homie/super-car/engine
Property Channel homie/super-car/engine/temperature

System trigger channels are supported using non-retained properties, with enum data type and with the following formats:

  • Format: "PRESSED,RELEASED" -> system.rawbutton
  • Format: "SHORT_PRESSED,DOUBLE_PRESSED,LONG_PRESSED" -> system.button
  • Format: "DIR1_PRESSED,DIR1_RELEASED,DIR2_PRESSED,DIR2_RELEASED" -> system.rawrocker