Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3. It is able to track and control all devices at home and offer a platform for automating control.

I have a long running script that I’d like to trigger a Home Assistant automation when it finishes. Is this possible?

Yes, it is possible to trigger a Home Assistant automation when a script finishes. You can do this by using the Home Assistant Python Scripts integration.

To use the Home Assistant Python Scripts integration, you first need to install the integration:

Integrations -> Add Integration -> Python Scripts

Once the integration is installed, you can add a new Python script. In the script, you can add the following code to trigger an automation when the script finishes:

automation = hass.get_service(‘automation’)

def finish():

This code will trigger the automation with the id ‘script_finished’ when the script finishes.

Other related questions:

How often do automations run Home Assistant?

Automations in Home Assistant can be triggered by various events, such as when a sensor is triggered, when someone arrives home, or when a specific time is reached.

How long does Home Assistant keep logs?

Home Assistant keeps logs for 14 days by default.

Where is advanced mode in Home Assistant?

Advanced mode can be found under the “gear” icon in the Home Assistant sidebar.


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