The kodi platform allows you to control a Kodi multimedia system from Home Assistant.

To add Kodi to your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: kodi

Configuration variables:

  • host (Required): The host name or address of the device that is running XBMC/Kodi
  • port (Optional): The port number. Defaults to 8080.
  • name (Optional): The name of the device used in the frontend.
  • username (Optional): The XBMC/Kodi HTTP username.
  • password (Optional): The XBMC/Kodi HTTP password.
  • turn_off_action (Optional): The desired turn off action. Options are none, quit, hibernate, suspend, reboot, or shutdown. Default none.