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    Alexa not working when Meiharmonyhub plugin is active

    hello all ,

    Got a wierd issue with my system, took me 2 weeks to troubleshoot , but I finally found where the problem lies.

    I have several plugins , 2 of them are the sonos plugin and Meiharmonyhub plugin. Both are working fine.
    2 weeks ago I wanted to setup voice commands for Alexa. Alexa did not discover any device. After 2 weeks of troubleshooting and with the help of Homeseer support I got Alexa working , It finally discovered devices.
    Wierdly enough the discovery only works when I delete all devices created by MeiharmonyHub and sonos plugin. Afterwards I can enable the Sonos plugin again and Alexa keeps on discovering new devices , but when I enable Meiharmonyhub plugin and the devices are created, Alexa stops discovering new devices.
    I than have to delete the Meiharmonyhub devices again and Sonos devices.

    So , in short , the MeiHarmonyhub plugin I can not use at all , and the sonos plugin I have to disable and delete devices before I can discover with Alexa again.

    It is very very wierd does someone have an idea what could be wrong?


    Current Date/Time: 1/29/2020 10:00:04 PM
    HomeSeer Version: HS3 Standard Edition
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro - Work Station
    System Uptime: 0 Days 0 Hours 59 Minutes 16 Seconds
    IP Address:
    Number of Devices: 395
    Number of Events: 153
    Available Threads: 799
    HSTouch Enabled: True
    Event Threads: 0
    Event Trigger Eval Queue: 0
    Event Trigger Priority Eval Queue: 0
    Device Exec Queue: 0
    HSTouch Event Queue: 0
    Email Send Queue: 0
    Anti Virus Installed: Windows Defender
    In Virtual Machine: No MFG: asustek computer inc.
    Enabled Plug-Ins drhsEventEnabler ImperiHome MeiUnifi Pushover 3P SDJ-Health Sonos Z-Wave
    ​​​​​​​ Meiharmonyhub (disabled)

    I will be investigating this, I use the Harmony plugin and haven't been able to add new devices or events to Alexa in months. So, disable harmony( i do not use Sonos), remove harmony devices, restart, discover, re-enable harmony?


      thomauto@aol.coI am not the only one..... that is a relief.

      Yes, that is exactly as I did.
      -disable the plugin
      -select all devices to do with meiharmonyhub.
      -delete them all in 1 go on the " device management" page.

      Then I could discover devices with Alexa.
      I have not re enabled harmony and checked if alexa is working with voice command, i just know for now that after "meiharmonyhub" is enabled, the discovery is not working anymore.

      would be nice if you can check as well if that solves the problem.



        I don't know what I would be doing that woudl cause this. Have you set all the MeiHarmonyHub devices to NOT be voice devices (something HS sets to true by default)?
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          Yes I did..... a lot of times even.
          On the sonos plugin forum there is a similar threat for this alexa problem.
          Dirk, the developer of Sonis plugin says to delete the .ini file so the plugin can restore in a normall way.
          Does the Harmony hub have a similar ini file.... can I delete that one as well? Will it after enabling again restore all?
          Where can I find this ini file?



            Sadly this did not fix my discovery. I didn't do the "remove all voice control and add back" but I did disable and relink the skill, still no additional devices or events were found. It did help me in one respect, I had a couple of roku devices I had removed from my hub but were still in HS. Disabling, deleting all and enabling the plugin again got rid of them.