Include/Exclude Z-Wave Devices

What is Z-wave? 

Z-wave is a radio protocol widely used in smart home devices. Devices in the Z-wave protocol all work within the same rules and these rules are built to fit the smart home industry. If you wish to know more about Z-wave, please go to this article


Add/Remove new Z-Wave devices through the GUI

To add new Z-Wave devices to the Z-Wave Network or remove existing devices through the Animus Heart GUI, follow the steps shown in this article

Please note: If the Heart is included into another Z-Wave network (see /wiki/spaces/AHK/pages/231505942), then it's possible that it is not the primary controller of the network. In this case it is only possible to add/remove new Z-Wave devices through the terminal. 

Add/Remove Z-Wave devices through the terminal

To be able to add/remove Z-Wave devices through the terminal enter command group zwave in the Web Terminal.

Add

  1. To start the process of adding a Z-Wave product, type

  2. Set the device you want to add in pairing mode. Usually you have to press a button on the device. To be sure on how you add that particular device, please read the manual of the device for more details.
  3. If further steps are needed (e.g. accepting Security keys and input of DSK) this will be prompted in the console.
  4. After the device is successfully included an interview of the device is started after which it shows up in the framework.

Remove

  1. To start the process of removing a Z-Wave product, type

  2. When the exclusion is done, or if is fails, this is printed to the console.

Replace failed

The process of replacing a failed Z-Wave product with another (non-included) device is the same as adding a new Z-Wave device (through the console), except that the first step is:

Remove failed

The process of removing a failed Z-Wave product is the same as removing a Z-Wave device (through the console), except that the first step is: