Connect, start, stop and update

To connect to your Home Assistant web interface open a browser and put the following URL:

or, if your network supports avahi / zeroconf:

If you have enabled Duck DNS and SSL encryption the Home Assistant webui is accessible from the following URL:

To restart Home Assistant, use this command:

pi@d-diot:~ $ sudo systemctl restart home-assistant@homeassistant

To stop Home Assistant, use this command:

pi@d-diot:~ $ sudo systemctl stop home-assistant@homeassistant

To start Home Assistant, use this command:

pi@d-diot:~ $ sudo systemctl start home-assistant@homeassistant

To check Home Assistant stauts, use this command:

pi@d-diot:~ $ sudo systemctl status home-assistant@homeassistant

To update Home Assistant run this commands:

pi@d-diot:~ $ sudo -u homeassistant -H -s
homeassistant@d-diot:/home/pi $ source /srv/homeassistant/bin/activate
(homeassistant) homeassistant@d-diot:/home/pi $ pip3 install --upgrade homeassistant

When instructions tell you to activate the virtual environment, the following commands will do this:

pi@d-diot:~ $ sudo -u homeassistant -H -s
homeassistant@d-diot:/home/pi $ source /srv/homeassistant/bin/activate

  • how_to/home_assistant/start_stop_update.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/03/28 11:08
  • by franzunix