Domoticz 2022.2: Time for an update!

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It took a while to release a new stable version of Domoticz. But it’s worth the waiting because the changelog is enormous. Most users that couldn’t wait were using the beta version. Much has improved. But when upgrading please watch out, and read on before updating! The newest update is Domiticz 2022.2, this means the second stable version in 2022.

Watermeter gateway in Domoticz

Changelog of Domoticz 2022.2

Implemented:

  • Blockly, added ‘Toggle’ set command
  • Camera, camera Aspect Ratio
  • Commandline option ‘-weblog ‘ which creates Apache Combined Logformat logs containg all webrequests
  • Counters, support for larger counter values/usage
  • Dashboard, temperature Trend indication
  • Docker startup script (for instance to install additional packages)
  • EcoDevices, complete support for EcoDevices RT2 with firmware 3.00.xx
  • FritzBox, more statistics
  • Fritzbox, up/download statistics
  • MQTT Auto Discovery Protocol (Zigbee2MQTT/ Z-Wave JS UI)
  • P1 Meter, added Current L1/L2/L3 sensor for delivered
  • Philips Hue, support color change on some vendors bulb (like LIDL)
  • RFXCom, added internal support for Novy Mood, Level Sensor
  • SolarEdge, more sensors support
  • UVI device, added multiply field to widget
  • Xiaomi Gateway, new model for wired single key switch

Updated:

  • Mercedes EV, new Token URL (changed November 2022)

Changed:

  • All inverted Blinds types should not be used anymore, instead use the regular blinds and set the needed Reverse option
  • Blinds working (see https://www.domoticz.com/wiki/Blinds)
  • Energy devices have more precision
  • kWh devices MAX Power per phase from 10000 to 18400 (230V*80A)
  • P1 Meter, changed P1 Max W from 17250 (25A) to 55200 (80A)
  • P1 Meter, speed up CRC calculation
  • Webserver, removing AppCache, switching to service worker

Fixed:

  • Blockly, keeping last dim level when switching OFF, option for Close state
  • Counter incremental, counter in report (when used with meter offset)
  • Counter short-term log 1 hour offset
  • Counters, rounding (number of decimals) in GUI
  • Crash when secure webserver could not start and applying settings
  • Dimmer, better handling of last dimmer level when switching on/off
  • EvoHome, correct state/mode for EvoHome type
  • Floorplan, custom utility icons corrected in Floorplan
  • Floorplan, fixed blinds state icon/switching
  • Floorplan, making sure the Door Lock is switchable in the Floorplan
  • Floorplans, fixed issues with the displaying of some icons
  • Notification system, prevent double start
  • P1 Meter, fix for Sibelga smart meters that use a too long string as an identifier
  • RFXCom, corrected RFXCom solar sensor reading
  • Temperature, corrected chill calculation
  • WebGUI, making sure status does not wrap in mobile mode

Removed:

  • AppCache

Deprecated:

  • OpenZWave, please move to MQTT Auto Discovery and ZWave JS UI (Project stopped a long time ago!)

Clean install of Domoticz 2022.2

Check your linux version, if you already on “Debian Bullseye” you are safe to follow the instructions we posted in a separate Domoticz installing tutorial. Besides that it’s like installing the previous versions of Domoticz.

Update an older Domoticz installation

  • Do not update from GUI.
  • Update your OS if Needed ( Click here to see how)
  • Make a backup (check how) of:
    • SSL KEY
    • bash/python or other external scripts
cd Domoticz
sudo ./updatebeta

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