Emby


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
media_player:
  - platform: emby
    host: YOUR_IP_ADDRESS
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY

Configuration Variables

host

(string)(Optional)The host name or IP address of the device that is running Emby.

Default value: localhost

api_key

(string)(Required)The API key to use to authenticate.

ssl

(boolean)(Optional)True if you want to connect with HTTPS/WSS. Your SSL certificate must be valid.

Default value: false

port

(integer)(Optional)The port number of the device that is running Emby.

Default value: 8096 (No SSL), 8920 (SSL)

auto_hide

(boolean)(Optional)True if you want to automatically hide devices that are unavailable from the Home Assistant Interface.

Default value: false