feature request - action to run script

eebender
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feature request - action to run script

Postby eebender » Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:57 pm

It would be great if there was an automation action to run a script when an event is triggered. For example, if a motion detector gets triggered, a script is executed that starts up video recording software or activates some other non-zwave device. The path to the user supplied script ( most likely a bash script) could be specified using the zcommand interface.

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Re: feature request - action to run script

Postby admin » Fri Sep 11, 2015 4:55 pm

We will be working implementing this in the next release of Z-Command.

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Re: feature request - action to run script

Postby eebender » Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:41 am

Thanks for adding this capability, I've just upgraded my unit and am looking forward to trying it out. If I want define an action to run a user written script, where should the script be placed on the pi's file system? Would it be /home/pi?

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Re: feature request - action to run script

Postby admin » Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:16 pm

eebender wrote:Thanks for adding this capability, I've just upgraded my unit and am looking forward to trying it out. If I want define an action to run a user written script, where should the script be placed on the pi's file system? Would it be /home/pi?

/home/pi/customscripts is a good place.


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