- Apple TV
- Belkin WeMo switches
- Bluesound speakers
- Bose Soundtouch speakers
- Denon network receivers
- DLNA DMR enabled devices
- Enigma2 media player
- Frontier Silicon internet radios
- Linn / Openhome
- Logitech Harmony Hub
- Logitech Media Server (Squeezebox)
- NETGEAR routers
- Philips Hue
- SABnzbd downloader
- Samsung SyncThru Printer
- Sonos speakers
- Telldus Live
- Yamaha media player
- Yeelight Sunflower bulb
- Xiaomi Gateway (Aqara)
It will be able to add Belkin WeMo switches automatically, for Philips Hue it will require some configuration from the user.
To load this integration, add the following lines to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry discovery: ignore: - sonos - samsung_printer enable: - homekit
Valid values for ignore are:
apple_tv: Apple TV
belkin_wemo: Belkin WeMo switches
bluesound: Bluesound speakers
bose_soundtouch: Bose Soundtouch speakers
denonavr: Denon network receivers
enigma2: Enigma2 media players
frontier_silicon: Frontier Silicon internet radios
harmony: Logitech Harmony Hub
logitech_mediaserver: Logitech Media Server (Squeezebox)
netgear_router: NETGEAR routers
openhome: Linn / Openhome
philips_hue: Philips Hue
sabnzbd: SABnzbd downloader
samsung_printer: Samsung SyncThru Printer
sonos: Sonos speakers
tellstick: Telldus Live
wink: Wink Hub
yamaha: Yamaha media player
yeelight: Yeelight lamps and bulbs (not only Yeelight Sunflower bulb)
xiaomi_gw: Xiaomi Aqara gateway
Valid values for enable are:
dlna_dmr: DLNA DMR enabled devices
Home Assistant should be on the same network as the devices for mDNS and UPnP discovery to work.
When running Home Assistant Core in a Docker container command line option
--net=host or the compose file equivalent
network_mode: host must be used to put it on the host’s network, otherwise mDNS and UPnP will not work.
If mDNS is still not working:
- Make sure there are no firewall rules blocking mDNS traffic. mDNS relies on sending and receiving UDP multicast packets on port 5353.
- mDNS traffic may not be forwarded correctly between the wired and wireless interfaces of a Wi-Fi AP or router.
If it’s not possible to have Home Assistant and the devices on the same network, mDNS forwarding may allow mDNS discovery between networks.
mDNS forwarding is a configurable option in some routers. It can also be called mDNS reflector or mDNS repeater, depending on the manufacturer.
There is currently a known issue with running this integration on a 64-bit version of Python and Windows.
If you see
Not initializing discovery because could not install dependency netdisco==0.6.1 in the logs, you will need to install the
python3-devel package on your system manually (eg.
sudo apt-get install python3-dev or
sudo dnf -y install python3-devel). On the next restart of Home Assistant, the discovery should work. If you still get an error, check if you have a compiler (
gcc) available on your system.
For DSM/Synology, install via debian-chroot see this forum post.