InfluxDB and Home Assistant (Part 1)

In this post, I’d like to share my experience with InfluxDB as a long term storage and visualization facility for Home Assistant data. It also covers centralized logging, monitoring, and automatic error notifications. The article consists of three parts: Installation of InfluxDB as addon, using Grafana for data visualization, embedding graphs into a Lovelace card (this post) Using Telegraf to collect various system metrics (e.g. CPU load and memory usage for all Docker containers both created by Hass. [Read More]

Receive an e-mail alert about stopped docker container

If you are a happy user of you probably know that your setup consists of multiple docker containers. There is a container for home-assistant itself, supervisor container which controls the process of installation and upgrade HA software, one or more dedicated containers for addons. On top of that you may have your own containers with additional software, e.g. zerotier-one for a private VPN or distinct mosquitto broker. [Read More]