Zigbee Home Automation

Zigbee Home Automation integration for Home Assistant allows you to connect many off-the-shelf Zigbee devices to Home Assistant, using a compatible Zigbee radio.

There is currently support for the following device types within Home Assistant:

Known working Zigbee radios:


To configure the component, a zha section must be present in the configuration.yaml, and the path to the serial device for the radio and path to the database which will persist your network data is required.

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  usb_path: /dev/ttyUSB2
  database_path: /home/homeassistant/.homeassistant/zigbee.db

Configuration Variables


(string)(Optional)One of ezsp or xbee.

Default value: ezsp


(string)(Required)Path to the serial device for the radio.


(integer)(Optional)Baud rate of the serial device.

Default value: 57600


(string)(Required)Full path to the database which will keep persistent network data.

To add new devices to the network, call the permit service on the zha domain, and then follow the device instructions for doing a scan or factory reset. In case you want to add Philips Hue bulbs that have previously been added to another bridge, have a look at: https://github.com/vanviegen/hue-thief/