The zeroconf integration will scan the network for supported devices and services. Discovered integrations will show up in the discovered section on the integrations page in the config panel. It will also make Home Assistant discoverable for other services in the network. Zeroconf is also sometimes known as Bonjour, Rendezvous, and Avahi.

Integrations can opt-in to be found by adding either a Zeroconf section or a HomeKit section to their manifest.json.


To have Home Assistant scan for integrations using zeroconf and HomeKit, add the following section to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry