The emby platform allows you to control a Emby multimedia system from Home Assistant.

To add Emby to your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: emby
    api_key: "emby_api_key"

Configuration variables:

  • host (Optional): The host name or address of the device that is running Emby. Defaults to localhost.
  • api_key (Required): The api-key you would like home-assistant to use to authenticate.
  • ssl (Optional): True if you want to connect with https/wss. Your SSL certificate must be valid. Default is False.
  • port (Optional): The port number. Defaults to 8096 with SSL set to False and 8920 with SSL set to True.
  • auto_hide (Optional): True if you want to automatically hide devices that are unavailable from the Home Assistant Interface. Defaults to False.