RESTful Notifications

The rest notification platform allows you to deliver RESTful notifications from Home Assistant to another party.

To enable the REST notification in your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
    platform: rest
    resource: http://IP_ADDRESS/ENDPOINT

Configuration Variables

name string (Optional, default: notify)

Setting the optional parameter name allows multiple notifiers to be created. The notifier will bind to the service notify.NOTIFIER_NAME.

resource string Required

The resource or endpoint that will receive the value.

method string (Optional, default: GET)

The method of the request. Valid options are GET, POST or POST_JSON.

verify_ssl boolean (Optional, default: true)

Verify the SSL certificate of the endpoint.

authentication string (Optional, default: basic)

Type of the HTTP authentication. basic or digest.

username string (Optional)

The username for accessing the REST endpoint.

password string (Optional)

The password for accessing the REST endpoint.

headers string (Optional)

The headers for the request.

message_param_name string (Optional, default: message)

Parameter name for the message.

title_param_name string (Optional)

Parameter name for the title.

target_param_name string (Optional)

Parameter name for the target.

data template (Optional)

Template dictionary of extra parameters to send to the resource.

To use notifications, please see the getting started with automation page.