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FS#66077 - [home-assistant] Package zoneminder setup failed. No module named 'zoneminder'

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Max Pray (synthead) - Thursday, 02 April 2020, 07:28 GMT
Last edited by freswa (frederik) - Thursday, 02 April 2020, 12:37 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Maxime Gauduin (Alucryd)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No



When attempting to use the zoneminder integration in Home Assistant, I see this error in home-assistant.log:

2020-04-02 00:24:04 ERROR (MainThread) [homeassistant.config] Package zoneminder setup failed. Integration zoneminder No module named 'zoneminder' (See /var/lib/hass/packages/zoneminder.yaml:0).

This is in my zoneminder.yaml package:

host: <host>
path: /
path_zms: /cgi-bin/nph-zms
ssl: true
username: <username>
password: <password>

This follows the configuration in the documentation exactly, so it should be fine:

Additional info:
* home-assistant 0.107.7-1

Steps to reproduce:
1. Install home-assistant
2. Configure a basic zoneminder configuration from
3. Observe that the error above gets written to home-assistant.log and that the zoneminder functionality in HA is not operational.
This task depends upon

Comment by Jonas Witschel (diabonas) - Thursday, 02 April 2020, 08:12 GMT
Home Assistant relies on the zm-py Python module ( for its ZoneMinder integration, see Since ZoneMinder is currently not in the official Arch Linux repositories, you will have to take care of installing the necessary dependencies yourself.