Telnet Switch


The telnet switch platform allows you to control devices with telnet commands.

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

# Example configuration.yaml entry
switch:
  platform: telnet
  switches:
    projector:
      resource: THE_IP_ADDRESS
      port: 4002
      command_on: "PWR ON"
      command_off: "PWR OFF"
      command_state: "PWR?"
      value_template: '{{ value == "PWR=01" }}'

Configuration Variables

switches

(list)(Required)The array that contains all switches.

identifier

(list)(Required)Name of the switch as slug. Multiple entries are possible.

resource

(string)(Required)Host name or IP address of the device.

port

(integer)(Optional)Port to connect to.

Default value: 23

command_on

(string)(Required)Command to turn device on.

command_off

(string)(Required)Command to turn device off.

command_state

(string)(Optional)Command to determine the state of the switch. If not defined the switch will assume successful state changes.

value_template

(template)(Optional)The template evaluating to true will indicate that the switch is on.

name

(string)(Optional)The name used to display the switch in the frontend.