Hass.io via the Command line

Hass.io upgrade process from the SSH command line

On the SSH command line, you can use the hassio command to retrieve logs, check the details of connected hardware, and more.

Home Assistant

$ hassio homeassistant info
$ hassio homeassistant logs
$ hassio homeassistant check
$ hassio homeassistant restart
$ hassio homeassistant start
$ hassio homeassistant stop
$ hassio homeassistant update


$ hassio supervisor info
$ hassio supervisor logs
$ hassio supervisor reload
$ hassio supervisor update


$ hassio host reboot
$ hassio host shutdown
$ hassio host update


$ hassio hardware info
$ hassio hardware audio

Usage examples

To update Home Assistant to a specific version, use the command:

hassio homeassistant update --version=x.y.z

Replace x.y.z with the desired version like --version=0.74.2

You can get a better description of the CLI capabilities by typing hassio help:

   hassio - Commandline tool to allow interaction with hass.io

   hassio [global options] command [command options] [arguments...]


   Home-Assistant <[email protected]>

     homeassistant, ha  info, logs, check, restart, start, stop, update
     supervisor, su     info, logs, reload, update
     host, ho           reboot, shutdown, update
     hardware, hw       info, audio
     network, ne        info, options
     snapshots, sn      list, info, reload, new, restore, remove
     addons, ad         list, info, logo, changelog, logs, stats,
 reload, start, stop, install, uninstall, update
     help, h  Shows a list of commands or help for one command

   --debug, -d    Prints Debug information
   --help, -h     show help
   --version, -v  print the version

Console access

You can also access HassOS via a directly connected keyboard and monitor, the console. To log in to the physical console the username is root, with no password.