Just quickly tested Home Assistance and foud that it required reqular payment for cloud access. So, 3 ways to acces remotely:

- Subscription for cloud (5$/month)
- Open port on home router (not safe)
- Use VPN to home to have access to the system (not flexible).

 Next step is test OpenHUB.

1. Installation is simple:

- Download latest image
- Put image in the SD using BalenaEtcher
- Boot and leave the RasperiPi for on hour, all installation fille done

1.1. SSH access and pre-configuration.

- SSH to the system (openhubian:openhabian)
- sudo openhabian-config
- 01.Upgrade
- 02.Upgrade System
- install 21.Log Viewer (useful for troubleshooting)
- install 23.Masquitto (powerfull message broker fo communocate with devices)
- 32.Set System Locate (Choose AU)
- 33.Set System TimeZone

2. Configuration
It is useful to start with demo configuration preinstalled. If you forget to choose demo package on the installation process, simply edit "package = demo" in the /etc/openhab2/service/addons.cfg and reboot the system.

- Configuration files location: /etc/openhab2/
(Use Visual Studio Code with openHAB extention to edit files)


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