You can only have one god at the same time (main gateway) - CCU or AP !!Ganfoud hat geschrieben: ↑06.10.2021, 14:47Hi
I'm considering replacing my max! devices by Homematic Ip devices, including the HMIP access points
My objective is to integrate this in my current Home Assistant installation and in the middle term I intend to use one of my RPi to use as a CCU
I was wondering if I first set up everything with the AP and then want to switch to the RPImatic, do I have to set up everything again?
also, when I use the RPimatic as a gateway, is it possible to use the APs as repeaters if necessary (I understand that it is possible from the post above but I have a doubt)
last question: what happens if the AP or CCU is crashing/unavailable? I guess that as for the max! devices, they keep their configuration and work according to the schedule? and if there is a relay integrated in the system, can it still be controlled by the vanes/thermostats directly without the AP/CCU being available?
If you take the CCU/Raspberrymatic as your main gateway(with latest firmware) than the AP can be used as range extension.
Also AP (no CCU in place) can have other AP's as extensions.
If the main gateway is crashing - depends:
- Direct connections - still work
- Device configurations - still work
- Programms/Rules coming triggered e.g. every time from the gateway - will not work as long gateway down
One more thing - if you a total newbie - take AP as main central - CCU is really not for beginners.
Both AP / CCU - work with Home Assistant or ioBroker or Smartha Home or ...