I see there’s been quite a few problems with Period of Time automations, but after looking through various threads I haven’t found a solution to my particular problem, so hoping someone can assist.
I’ve got a few of these types of automation that involve “Period of Time”, and none appear to be working since migration. For example, i have a “goodnight” automation that i’d like to work as follows (and worked fine in ST Classic)
The time is between 10pm and 4am
and the current Mode is Home or Movie
and No motion is detected downstairs (kitchen/Lounge) for 10 mins
Change Mode to Night
Turn off all the lights
Set Security to Armed
I’ve put a screenshot at the end of post for reference.
I’ve tried deleting/recreating the Automation which didn’t resolve it. If i change to a “specifc time”, then it works, but i don’t want it to activate at a specific time, as obviously we don’t always go to bed at same time. I’d like to avoid using webCORE if possible, as i’m not the only user and it’s a little too difficult for the other user to manipulate webCORE.
Any ideas what could be going on?
I should add i’ve checked the Motion Sensors to make sure they’re reporting correctly, and can see that last night for example, they didn’t detect motion from 21:44.
Edit - Just thinking about it, could the problem be that the motion sensors had already detected no motion for 10 mins before my start time of 22:00 (they’d have had no motion for 10 mins by 21:54)? I wonder… but this was never a problem in the old app annoyingly.
edit 2 - Actually scrap that, as there have been evening’s where motion would not have stopped until after 22:00 recently.
edit 3 - Turns out is was the timings. See my post
The screenie below is the old config that didn’t work, as there was no motion detected long before the 10pm start time of the automation