Transmission Sensor


The transmission platform allows you to monitor your downloads with Transmission from within Home Assistant and setup automation based on the information.

Setup

To use the monitoring, your transmission client needs to allow remote access. If you are running the graphical transmission client (transmission-gtk) go to Edit -> Preferences and choose the tab Remote. Check Allow remote access, enter your username and your password, and uncheck the network restriction as needed.

If everything is setup correctly, the details will show up in the frontend.

Configuration

To enable this sensor, add the following lines to your configuration.yaml:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: transmission
    host: IP_ADDRESS
    monitored_variables:
      - 'current_status'
      - 'download_speed'
      - 'upload_speed'
      - 'active_torrents'
      - 'paused_torrents'
      - 'total_torrents'

Configuration Variables

host

(string)(Required)This is the IP address of your Transmission daemon, e.g., 192.168.1.32.

port

(int)(Optional)The port your Transmission daemon uses.

Default value: 9091

name

(string)(Optional)The name to use when displaying this Transmission instance in the frontend.

username

(string)(Optional)Your Transmission username, if you use authentication.

password

(string)(Optional)Your Transmission password, if you use authentication.

monitored_variables

(map)(Optional)Conditions to display in the frontend.

current_status

The status of your Transmission daemon.

download_speed

The current download speed.

upload_speed

The current upload speed.

active_torrents

The current number of active torrents.

paused_torrents

The current number of paused torrents.

total_torrents

The total number of torrents present in the client.