I’ve been using the original Aeotec Water detector (DSB45) for several months using the stock Z-Wave Water Sensor handler. It has never failed to detect water when I periodically test it but it is by far the least ‘chatty’ device I own; nothing appears in the IDE event list for this device unless it is reporting a ‘dry’ or ‘wet’ condition (battery has always shown 100% in the app but I have never seen a battery event report in the logs). The ST app similarly never shows any ‘Recent’ events other than wet/dry.
If I let it go a week or two without testing it and check the IDE, there are no events listed in the log. Yet it always shows its status as ‘ONLINE’ and there usually is an entry in the ‘Last Activity’ column that may show ‘an hour ago’ or some other recent time-- still with nothing in the logs. Simple Device Viewer also must be seeing this activity and has never flagged it inactive. Any ideas as to why the IDE event list is always empty (other than dry/wet events) even though it is reporting recent activity? I thought any device event would show up in the logs.