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Home Assistant Alert Notification Blueprint
blueprint:
name: Nagging Alerting Notification Automation
description: >
Trigger an alert based on the state of a given sensor.
The Alert is send to a mobile app device and repeats as long as the sensor is in the given state.
An additonal action can be specified. This might be useful to tts the message.
domain: automation
source_url: https://gist.github.com/pavax/08705e383bdd3b58ea7b75a1f01c7e54
input:
sensor_entity:
name: Sensor Entity
description: "Sensor that triggers an alert"
default:
selector:
entity:
alert_state:
name: Sensor Alert state
description: "Sensor state that triggers the alert notification"
default: "on"
initial_delay:
name: Initial Alert Delay
description: "Time to wait until an alert notification will be send (inital)"
default: 120
selector:
number:
min: 0
max: 3600
unit_of_measurement: seconds
repeat_delay:
name: Repeat Alert Delay
description: "Time to wait until an alert notification will be send (subsequently)"
default: 120
selector:
number:
min: 0
max: 3600
unit_of_measurement: seconds
max_alerts:
name: Max Alert Notifications
description: "How often should the alert get triggered while the alert is active"
default: 3
selector:
number:
min: 0
max: 100
unit_of_measurement: count
notify_device:
name: Device to notify
description: "Device needs to run the official Home Assistant app to receive notifications."
selector:
device:
integration: mobile_app
notify_message:
name: Notifcation Message (Optional)
description: 'Default: "Alert {{ entity_name }} triggered"'
default: "Alert {{ entity_name }} triggered"
resolved_message:
name: Message when the alert is resolved (Optional)
description: 'Default: "Alert {{ entity_name }} resolved"'
default: "Alert {{ entity_name }} resolved"
alert_action:
name: Alert Action (Optional)
description: "Action to run while the alert is active. You can reuse the {{ notify_message }} variable"
default: []
selector:
action:
resolved_action:
name: Resolved Action (Optional)
description: "Action to run after an alert was resolved. You can reuse the {{ resolved_message }} variable"
default: []
selector:
action:
dismiss_entity:
name: Dismiss Alert (Optional)
description: "Input Boolean to dismiss an alert"
default:
selector:
entity:
domain: input_boolean
condition_entity:
name: Condition Entity (Optional)
description: "Condition Entity before an alert gets triggered"
default:
selector:
entity:
condition_entity_state:
name: Condition Entity state (Optional)
description: "State of the condition entity"
default: "on"
mode: restart
max_exceeded: silent
variables:
sensor_entity: !input sensor_entity
notify_message: !input notify_message
resolved_message: !input resolved_message
entity_name: "{{ state_attr(sensor_entity,'friendly_name') }}"
alert_action: !input alert_action
alert_state: !input alert_state
dismiss_entity: !input dismiss_entity
resolved_action: !input resolved_action
send_notification: "false"
initial_delay: !input initial_delay
repeat_delay: !input repeat_delay
condition_entity: !input condition_entity
condition_entity_state: !input condition_entity_state
trigger:
- platform: state
entity_id: !input sensor_entity
to: !input alert_state
- platform: homeassistant
event: start
condition:
- condition: template
value_template: "{{ is_state(sensor_entity, alert_state) }}"
- condition: template
value_template: "{{ condition_entity == None or is_state(condition_entity, condition_entity_state) }}"
action:
- choose:
- conditions: "{{ dismiss_entity != None }}"
sequence:
- service: input_boolean.turn_on
data:
entity_id: !input dismiss_entity
# Initial Wait
- wait_for_trigger:
- platform: template
value_template: "{{ not is_state(sensor_entity, alert_state)}}"
- platform: template
value_template: "{{ dismiss_entity != None and not is_state(dismiss_entity, 'on') }}"
timeout: !input initial_delay
# None = alert was not resolved or dimissed in the specified wait-time thus we need to send notifications.
- variables:
send_notification: "{{ wait.trigger == None }}"
- repeat:
count: !input max_alerts
sequence:
- variables:
repeat_count: "{{ repeat.index }}"
# Break conditions (aka. stop the loop)
- condition: template
value_template: "{{ is_state(sensor_entity, alert_state)}}"
- condition: template
value_template: "{{ dismiss_entity == None or is_state(dismiss_entity, 'on') }}"
# Notification Actions
- domain: mobile_app
type: notify
device_id: !input notify_device
# Bug: Expressions defined in the notify_message are not resolved within the scope of the sequence
message: !input notify_message
- choose:
- conditions: "{{ alert_action is defined and alert_action|length > 0 }}"
sequence: !input alert_action
# Wait
- wait_for_trigger:
- platform: template
value_template: "{{ not is_state(sensor_entity, alert_state)}}"
- platform: template
value_template: "{{ dismiss_entity != None and not is_state(dismiss_entity, 'on') }}"
timeout: !input repeat_delay
# Repeat finished
- choose:
# If Alert was dismissed
- conditions: "{{ send_notification and dismiss_entity != None and not is_state(dismiss_entity, 'on') }}"
sequence:
- service: system_log.write
data:
message: "Alert {{ entity_name }} dismissed"
level: warning
# If Alert was resolved
- conditions: "{{ send_notification and not is_state(sensor_entity, alert_state) }}"
sequence:
- domain: mobile_app
type: notify
device_id: !input notify_device
message: !input resolved_message
- choose:
- conditions: "{{ resolved_action is defined and resolved_action|length > 0 }}"
sequence: !input resolved_action
- choose:
- conditions: "{{ dismiss_entity != None }}"
sequence:
- service: input_boolean.turn_off
data:
entity_id: !input dismiss_entity
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