Linksys Access Points


The linksys_ap platform offers presence detection by looking at connected devices to a Linksys based access point.

It was tested with a LAPAC1750 AC1750 Dual Band Access Point.

Configuration

To use a Linksys Access Point in your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
device_tracker:
  - platform: linksys_ap
    host: 192.168.1.1
    username: YOUR_USERNAME
    password: YOUR_PASSWORD

Configuration variables:

  • host (Required): The hostname or IP address of your access point, eg. 192.168.1.1.
  • username (Required): The username of an user with administrative privileges (read-only is sufficient).
  • password (Required): The password for your given admin account.
  • verify_ssl (Optional): Verify SSL certificate for HTTPS request. Defaults to true.

Example

Example for all configuration options:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
device_tracker:
  - platform: linksys_ap
    host: 192.168.1.1
    username: YOUR_USERNAME
    password: YOUR_PASSWORD
    verify_ssl: true
    scan_interval: 6
    consider_home: 12

See the device tracker component page for instructions how to configure the people to be tracked.