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How to set Events page as the initial start-up web page?

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  • How to set Events page as the initial start-up web page?

    I would like the "Events" page to be the initial start-up page for HomeSeer.

    I have been unable to do this in Settings + Custom + Use Custom Page 1 as Home Page and setting the URL. I have tried just "Events" and "http://<IPAddress>/Events and neither works. (I get error: "404 Bad Request: \Events")

    The main reason I want to use Events as the initial page is that the Device Information page that isa the normal default takes almost a minute to fully load (I have a LOT of devices.)

    Suggestions?

  • #2
    Try leaving off the 'http://' In my case, '192.168.1.4:81/Events' seems to work.
    To speed up loading of devices page, filter the device list to the few that you want to look at most often.
    Mike____________________________________________________________ __________________
    HS3 Pro Edition 3.0.0.548

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    • #3
      Used: 10.10.10.30/Events 404 Bad Request: \10.10.10.30/Events

      The IP address 10.10.10.30 is correct although I usually use a DNS name to access it.

      I tried the DNS name "HomeAutomation.DomainNameHere.com/Events" and it didn't work: 404 Bad Request: \HomeAutomation.DomainNameHere.com/Events

      I don't know where that leading slash is coming from in the error message. It looks like a clue to the problem.

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      • #4
        Set the URL to "/Events".

        I found that the very first time I clicked 'Home' after checking 'Use Custom Page 1 as Home Page', I got a similar error, "404 Bad Request: \/Events". But then clicked Back and clicked Home again, it worked as expected. Go figure.

        HS3 3.0.0.534 Windows 7

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        • #5
          All you really need to do is open the Events page in your browser, and set that as a Home Page. It will open when you start your browser.
          Alternatively, create a desktop shortcut with the Events page as the destination. Opening that shortcut will open the Events page first.
          Real courage is not securing your Wi-Fi network.

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