File


The file platform allows you to store notifications from Home Assistant as a file.

To enable file notifications in your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
notify:
  - name: NOTIFIER_NAME
    platform: file
    filename: FILENAME

Configuration Variables

name

(string)(Optional)Setting the optional parameter name allows multiple notifiers to be created. The notifier will bind to the service notify.NOTIFIER_NAME.

Default value: notify

filename

(string)(Required)Name of the file to use. The file will be created if it doesn’t exist and saved in your configuration folder.

timestamp

(boolean)(Optional)Setting timestamp to True adds a timestamp to every entry.

Default value: false

To use notifications, please see the getting started with automation page.