weather station does'nt work

Stillwatter shared this problem 32 days ago
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Weather station does'nt work since 13 february 23h59 on my 2 box.

Someone else with this problem ?

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Once again I want to apologize for this inconvenient situation. So far we were pulling weather information from Weather Underground commercial services directly to our cloud server. Our cloud server was caching and providing that information to local servers according to their requests.

In order to avoid these issues in the future, we will soon publish different architecture in which local servers will directly interact with the weather information service provider. There will be few of them supported from the beginning.

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Yes, I have the same problem. And thereby a lot of rules don't work anymore unfortunately.

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Hi, I got the same problem on my Virtual Weather Station, the last update was 2019-02-14 00:45 and then nothing, any news about it?

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No news and my sunrise / sunset rule no longer works

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Has anyone oppned a ticket for it?

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Same problem for me

A lot of rules doesn´t work anymore. Please fix asap!

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I will create a ticket.

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Hello,


we will investigate if there are any issues and report back to you soon.


Best regards

Zipato Team

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Thank you Mario.

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The Problem is that the API sends back the VAR - not the VALUE.

When you sent an email with "sunrise" and "sundown" you see following:


Sundown

${attributes.get("xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx", "com.zipato.network.virtual.weather.WeatherData", "sunset")}

Sunrise

${attributes.get("xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx", "com.zipato.network.virtual.weather.WeatherData", "sunrise")}

I extra bought the professional-Package to have a look before an hour, to find the error -

i thought i made an error in my rules because as luck would have it i was creating a new Rule with the weatherstation befor some hours... :-/

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I have the issue as well ! It stopped working on 2/14

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Same here in Hannover. Since 14.2.

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Same here, no updates to virtual weather station since 14.2.

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Unfortunately, Weather Underground has stop providing API services to all it's clients. We have already prepared an alternative integration with couple of providers and we will try to release it during this week.

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Thank you Sebastian.

I will do with IFTTT while waiting ...

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Uh - did you find a solution to get informations directly to your zippato?

i just going to setup a sulution over a virtual switch

which is enabled (sunshine) /disabled (no sunshine) externaly over a cronjob.... :-/ (See my following comment)

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Unfortunately WU has taken the Google Map approach: making business customers pay to use their API. Announced 5 months ago and theorically ending on 12/31/18 according to https://apicommunity.wunderground.com/weatherapi/topics/end-of-service-for-the-weather-underground-api. They gave 6 extra weeks of free use.

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Actually, we were paying since the beginning (for the last 4 years). WU is just going to be replaced with some alternative solution from IBM which is going to be more costly and way more complicated to negotiate about, as IBM is pushing the whole bunch of other services together.

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Dear Sebastian,


please excuse my open words -

but if I read that, I'm pretty annoyed."we will try to release it during this week."....

Most customers may not care much about what IBM or Google does, or that there are 10 ° C, -10 ° C or even 100 ° C outside; because the people out there just have the problem that repeatedly their light and so on can no longer be controlled by motion sensors, because many rules do not recognize sunrise or sunset; what "zero" has to do with the weather-data.


No mockery - please try to think in the people out there:

If you live in areas with a high crime rate, that is quite annoying when no light is working anymore.

If you sit on top of that in a wheelchair, or cared for the technology of your neighbor in a wheelchair, which has corresponding problems to manually switch sockets, light switches, etc., you will be angry.


ZIPATO has reached a size in the market where the marketing department should really think about the fact, that people are buying the brand because they think they can count on it.

If nothing works again for more than 48 hours, that's really not a plus ... ...In particular, if you have also recommended the system to your neighbor and many other physically disabled people, which are calling you for help.... and you start slowly thinking about alternatives, that may be more reliable .... What do I pay for a subscription of 99 Euro if nothing happens with a problem?

Out of necessity, I've just written a small PHP function, which according to a selected time zone string (eg "Europe / Berlin", "Europe / Amsterdam" ...) selects the coordinates of a "nearby" city and calculates sunrise and sunset fairly accurately. (See attachement)

http://api.bitfox.com/get_sunset.php?timezone_str=Europe/Berlin

http://api.bitfox.com/get_sunrise.php?timezone_str=Europe/Berlin


It should not be a huge effort to realize the function as a temporary object in the Rule-Creator; e.g. with a drop-down selection box, where customers can simply select their time zone-String.


This could decouple the "sunrise and sunset"-Problem from the "weather"-Problem for you and give time to investigate what is happening with the weather interface...


Maybe that helped you a little bit.

Personally, it would be a shame if I had to reorient myself to another brand in the future.


Many Greetings


Oliver


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Tip for around it: You can use the function to build a CronJob that externally drives all 5 minutes a virtual switch "daylight" in the ZipaBox. This can then be easily compared in Rule Creator.

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Great, I hope zipato can quickly provide alternate solution for sunset/sunrise as I think this is the most common use of the weather station compared to other humidity etc meters. Personally I already have a virtual switch 'night time' that was triggered by the weather scheduler and all my rules are rather depending on that switch that I will toggle with a static scheduler for the time being.

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Hi there,

I can understand that customer have trouble that sunrise etc is not working, but I something is so imported for me, you have to create rules that can get over it.

For me, I take sunrise from the Weather Modul and I take the Lux Values from my Z-Weather.

regards Helle

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I don't wish to take away from Zipato's responsibility in this area, but I personally would never rely exclusively on their weather information. I import weather information from various sources:


https://community.zipato.com/topic/as-promised-my-weather-information-gathering-system


and I also have light, temperature and humidity sensors outside.

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Dear Helle, Dear David,

i never thought, that ZIPATO need an external Weather-Service to evaluate Sunrise and Sunset....

because that are really Basic-Functions you can write easily yourself, as you can see -

that's no rocketry...


@helle: the Problem is, that i can't find a cheap single LuxMeter-module driven by 433, Zigbee, Z-Wave or something simular; neither in sufficient number of pieces, because I am only the pretester for my neighbor and her friends....

I tried a Chacon LBST-604 Luxmeter which doesn't work with ZIPATO, even it's listed.

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As a light meter I used the El Tako FAH 60 Enocean light meter (look for Lichtsensor). It works very well, but requires the Enocean module, obviously.

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My biggest issue is that apparently zipato was aware this was going to happen and failed to provide a fix before the deadline. or atleast send out a notification saying so to provide people time to adjust their rules... I'll work around it but I would like a fix a.s a.p and preferably a real target date unlike google home support which keeps pushing to a new year.

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From the beginning I use a virtual switch as "daylight" indicator. I controlled this either through virtual weather OR luminance of a sensor. I just wrote an rule to get sunset and sunrise from IFTTT which controls a virtual meter and this meter controls my "daylight" indicator. All day-related rules work with my "daylight" indicator. This concept makes it easy for me to maintance the rules and I am double fault safe.

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I also have a virtual switch, but I'm doomed, my virtual switch for 'night time' is also suffering from this bug : https://community.zipato.com/topic/old-virtual-switches-do-react-on-url-request-new-ones-not Crap !

Edit: I tried to create a new switch again and it reacts to http request! Happy !

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I use Stringify on my phone to set a Zipato virtual switch for sunset and sunrise. Then use the switch in rules. Works fine for me. I could use ifttt instead I guess../Marcus

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It is a real shame that we need to use 3th party tools again, to get some automatisation.that worked before.

I use a lot of rules via the virtual weather , now i can change them all again. in the main time my house is a dark place when you walk around. It was my worst buy ever. never again, no good word from me. it goos from bad to worse.

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@Zipato: please fix this ASAP! Nearly all my rules doesn´t work!

I tried to switch to IFTTT but that only works partly because of another issue, that for some virtual switches it is not possible to change the status via API. See this thread: https://community.zipato.com/topic/old-virtual-switches-do-react-on-url-request-new-ones-not

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Yes I suffer from this as well. But in my case it works at times, so I needed 4 attemps to create 2 functional switches.

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That is inconceivable for any serious company.

@Zipato: DEADLINE????

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Friends,


do not use virtual switches for URL control but virtual meters and there Value1. This is reliable! Send i.e. a „1“ for on and „2“ for off.

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Unbelievable ! For the first time I think ZIPATO is not a decent company.

For my workaround I use a different Z-wave controller (Devolo).

Although Devolo is "Z-wave for dummies" it is highly reliable. I transfer SUNRISE and SUNSET from DEVOLO to ZIPATO as workaround.

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But you certainly think IBM is decent company?

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Sebastian, why don't you have a look at OpenWeatherMap with reasonable prices.

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The free Wunderground API service is certainly still working. My experience with all these weather APIs is that, if you want a reliable 24/7 service, you'd better have some sort of backup.

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Once again I want to apologize for this inconvenient situation. So far we were pulling weather information from Weather Underground commercial services directly to our cloud server. Our cloud server was caching and providing that information to local servers according to their requests.

In order to avoid these issues in the future, we will soon publish different architecture in which local servers will directly interact with the weather information service provider. There will be few of them supported from the beginning.

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Sounds good. Hopefully ready within the next few days or weeks. Ok back to business and start rolling out zipabox 2.

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Thank you

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After my message on sun febr 17, all is working again; light went on at sunset this evening!! Thanks for your effort, Ivan and others.

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Problem solved for me. The widget works correctly.

Thank you Zipato

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Probleem solved indeed.


THanks!

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Seems to be o.k. now.

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I thought it was ok but still have this problem :(

Am I the only one ?

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Weather station did work yesterday evening. This morning it didn't. I did install 3 weatherstations, all are without actuals. So the problem is still there.

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I have two defined. One has full details, and one only part details, although the Sunrise/Sunset for both are showing and these are what I use within my rules. Both are synching and have been since the fix went in.

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I have a rule that exports my consumption and temperature data to a Google sheets table and everything works since Friday, February 19th 5:00 pm.

the weather station works perfectly on my 2 box

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It even gives a stage to develop a solid figure-infant dating. And furthermore enthusiastic picking up information of and experience outside can occur in a repercussion of situations , I recommend a quality service to perform the work, buy essay no more worries in education .

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Sorry but that is incomprehensible...

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I have issues with both a new system installed last weekend (schedulers with astro function never worked) and with my main system that used to work years ago.

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Appears to be broken again..?

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Same here.

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No update for nearly nine hours

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Mine updated once, just after midnight, the first time in two days, then nothing since..

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same with me

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I have the same problem.

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Same here.

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When Will the new architecture be up and running?

Le ven. 1 mars 2019 à 22:25, Zipato Support Portal <mailer@3plus.hr> a écrit :

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I've Problems on Systems of my Friends now, too... again....


Dear Zipato-Team,

Why don't you use my idea to calculate Sunrise and Sunset by the Time-Zone-String / by a TimeZone-Object....?

There is no external Service needed...!

Just have a look to the Sourcecode i've allready posted here....

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Now, it came to me as well. Weather station doesn't work... and almost ALL my rules stopped to work! I'have to put "on" or "off" all manually. Any one at Zipato that could tell us when it will work again? And YES... I know there are "work arounds" using IFTTT or other things... but that's not the point. I want this to work as it should!

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Any update?

All my astro functions stopped working which is annoying as a lot of rules are based on day / night and or weekend.

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still doesn't work. It seems that i'm getting some old cached data, so the problem persists.

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So my weather station has some data from 03/03 ... astro is still not working which is becoming VERRY annoying.

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It seems that you have a lot of restarts. When the zipabox got a Weather Update, sunrise and sunset works until the next restart.

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That's a good thing to know. About the astro info is keept untill restart. Usually when having a problem... the standard procedure for me is to "try a restart". So I guess everything stopped to work for me since the astro info got loose.

- Good news, as from 2 days ago, things are working again for me. The weather station got updated, and the last sinc was the 5 March @ 00:18H.

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Well, I've added the weather station again after deletion and rebooted my box to force a sync. Lets see what happens.

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Pour moi il s'est arrêté le 3 mars et toujours pas de compatibilité avec le 433mhz, ça deviens énervant.

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I have two WS defined but both are missing data and only appear to update once a day just after midnight. One however hasn't updated now for two days! Basically, this is still broken.

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@Zipato: Any news?

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i have the same problem since 4th march and use the sunset for open my blinds, so its dark in the house🤪, i have to rum the scene manually😞

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Why no status reporting about this situation? Not very professional, Zipato! After some research I have created a personal solution.

Two steps are important:

1e: create a virtual switch Day-ON - Day OFF. Change all your rules concerning sunrise/- set working via this virtual switch . Change these rules Like: When Day= OFF or when Day is ON action, action, etc ; for every rule.

Now you can activate all the rules with weatherstation functionality at one switch by hand or automatic bij use of weatherstation (that doesn't work) in parallel. BUT also by Thirtparty as IFTTT

I will try to make an IFTTT applet to activate this virtual switch by using WU and Webhook. I think this should work. It will make me independent after all these troublesome weeks and waiting and no solution or announcements from ZIPATO.

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I think you can do it easier, by changing the scheduler for fixed hours, like 7 am and 7 pm. That way at least you have some automatic function while they recover.

I have backup rules with fixed time schedulers in my system since is not the first time I see weather station not working (this is the worse though).

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I agree, most simple, but you have to correct after some time the surnrise/-set time.

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we are waiting already for a couple of weeks. how long will it last? Should we go for independency using IFFTTT?

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In my case I had to create new rule with fixed time as I couldn't deselect sunset for my location, nor astro offset.

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Any news on this. Currently the whole thing means that currently this is not working and until you release a new architecture, it will not work...

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Hi, for me the sunset has been working fine again for some days, and I haven't done anything, just waited for some fix, but the weather station hasn't been updated since the 5th of Mars in the night, I haven't checked if the sunset is at the right time, but still my lamps are turned on.

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Sunset & sunrise stays at the time of March 5th. I can live with this for a week but then......

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We will publish new firmware with new weather station solution this week. However, although it is generally working, it won't be recommended to use it with Zipabox1 due to low amount of RAM available. But Sunrise/Sunset information will be independent of weather station service in the future since it's gonna be calculated internally.

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Sorry Sebastian, I have a Zipabox1 with about 40 actors and need the Sunset Sunrise Option. I am still willing to buy a new Zipabox2 but only if you will provide a converting tool, so i will not have to exclude and include all actors again..


So please provide a Sunrise / Sunset Solution for the ZIPABOX1 as most of us (also here in this thread) are Using the Zipabox1 !!

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+1 This used to work on all zipato products (including the zipabox 1 of the early adaptors).

I really don't care about the weather as it proved inaccurate so I pull data from netatmo but the sunrise / Sunset solution is key and used by so many obviously in the thread.

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Same here, I have the V1 box and this news isn't good..!

Time to move back to Vera+ and Smartthings.. I'm kind of fed-up with Zipato's approach to customers.

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same also for me and all the others...not forget your ZIPABOX1


Merci

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That sounds like no more updates for the Zipabox 1, but without an upgrade path to the Zipabox 2. That doesn't make much sense.

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If I read the info from Sebastian carefully then he is saying that a sunrise / sunset solution is developed independent of the virtual weather station solution (and I guess without any memory problem). The new virtual weather station solution is a different peace of cake. Uses much of ram memory. So the solution in that is: either buy zipabox 2 or constuct your own weather station (which btw can be much more accurate than the internet solutions).

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I'm worried about what it means for updates in general. Are there going to be two parallel firmware development branches?

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I don't care about the weather or the sunset/sunrise information. I have sensors and external weather sources.

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My new IFTTT rule sunset/sunrise works. It is really very simpel. IFTTT offers a large scale of signaling: sunset, rise, temperature, rain, etc. But also with NEST, Honeywell termostat, etc. And all for free and usable in Zipato.

Recipice: IFTTT --> weather underground --> webrequest to a vitual switch in Zipato. PERFECT !

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Thanks Arnold. Could you post a more detailed explanation to implement this IFTTT solution?

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What?

We had a weather station function. A certain day it stopped working. instead to fix (right? misunderstood?) you decided to use a new weather station probably developed for zipabox 2.. but unfortunately on zipabox1 the ram is too low, so zipabox1 users will not not have weather station anymore but only sunrise/sunset (that could be retrieved also from iftt, eventually).


Great, an existant feature removed due to issues, instead developing a fix compatible with old devices..

How can you expect customers trust you doing this?

This mean that zipabox will be abandoned, right? Totally unreliable for a domotic controller.

Good to know.

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Haha, I'm not even surprised anymore.


It's the same with Hue bridge support. It does not work as it should and they have no fix for me.


I bet we wont see the new UI this month either that has been communicated.


Zipato, why should users upgrade to new hardware when you keep disappointing us?

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I can't understand what's the Problem to establish Weather-Data in Zipa1 -

Because that are only some Bytes that are stored local in the box to be fetchable...

1:weather-tendence-index {sun,rain,wind-east,wind-west,wind-north,wind-south,storm,snow,....}

2-4:degrees min

5-7:degrees max

-> x3 (mornig,midday,night)

= 21 Bytes ....

22-25: sunset-time

26-29: sunrise-time

+3 byte extra....

that are 32 Byte a Day

x 3 (today, tomorrow, in 2 days) -> 96 Byte .

.....so what's the Problem?

Is it really a Problem to fetch this few data-bytes "additionaly" once a day from the zipato-web-api and to store them locally in the box to make a rule-set?

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The problem, i think, is not the data but the code to retrieve the data. In the old situation this code was running in the cloud and data was pushed to everyone's box. Wunderground has changed its conditions and considered this now as commercial use by Zipato: so they have to pay for this whicht they don't want to do.

If the code is stored locally retrieving data is considered for personal use, so not commercial and is free for use.

A bit stupid all the way. Another solution for Zipato is to make the old situation a payable service.

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Hrm.... the Code to fetch the Data is already there - like the "virtual Switches" which are pushed from external.

An there is a free Solution for that: The OpenWeatherMap.


[OpenWeahterMap] <<--->> [ZipaCloud] <<--->> [Local Registers]

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We'll see. Fortunately I don't use the weather station. It was only updated a few times a day. Too few. The new sunset/sunrise solution is fortunately not dependable from some kind of weatherstation solution. As it should be, Because it has nothing to do with the weather but is more dependable of regions.

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Hi.

It works very well with IFTT.

The think is that everything works with IFTT.


Why do we need the Zipabox, as all seems to be very very complicated..with that box..!

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How that works? I tried to use the zipato wu sunrise and sunset applet but it's never run.

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Create a virtual sensor in Zipato, for example "daylight"


In IFTTT create a new "if this then than" rule.


Take the service "weather underground" for the "+this" condition.

Choose trigger "Sunrise" and set your recidence.

In +that choose action service "webhooks", take "make a web request".

In the URL field set the Url from your virtual sensor "daylight" as:

https://my.zipato.com/zipato-web/remoting/attribute/set?serial=<xxx>&apiKey=<xxx>&ep=<xxx>&state=true

Don't forget to set the state at the end ="true"

In the Method field set "GET"

In the Content Type field set "text/plain"

Let Body empty

Than create the action

Afterwards create a next "if this then than" rule with choosen trigger "Sunset" and set the "state" to false.

So, you did it:-)

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Very good Peter, clear instruction.

There is some trick to understand. IFFTT puts any virtual switch you made on and that causes a trigger for a rule. Don 't forget to reset the virtual switch to '0' in this rule, because else you miss the next trigger from IFTTT in Zipato. This is an extra precaution; normally the procedure will be: IFFTTT sunrise will set your virtual switch to 1 and sunset will set it to 0. But when some IFTTT message fails the switch is not resetted and you will miss the next trigger moment.

I think it is wise to make an instruction for that; I use IFTTT also for geofencing, when I am in the neighborhood lights and heating go on.

I will try to make some document this week.

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I think we should create more practicing on IFTTT beause it is so powerfull and so transcending qua hardware and platform.

Maybe ZIPATO should be in IFTTT as a participant/deliverer. Idea Zipato? It overcomes all the fuss about memory and so on. Also a good PR instrument like BMW, Nest and Somfy already did.

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Many thanks Peter for the detailed explanation and Arnold for pointing out the tip re setting value back to 0.

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Hi Peter,

Can you send a screenshot sample of this rule? I try to get it work but get stuck with the if/the rule :(

many thanks!

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Tnx Peter! 👍

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I can't find this applet at ifttt. Do you have a link?

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My virtual weather station went offline 2 days ago, and now every astro rules is not working?

When will be fixed?

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A new firmware was released, but not sure if this is now fixed, currently it does not seem to fetch new data.

I managed to update only one of the 5 stations but with data from 5th march, not now.

There is no announcement or official guide yet.

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In the API, under firmware, you will see an annoucement with the fixes. There it is stated thate a few weatherstations can be selected. I have tried but i think this is not operational yet.

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Now are available more options for "location" selection while creating a Virtual Weather ...

... but anyway none of them is updating at present (and newly added seems totally blank)

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In the changlog of the latest firmware is notice:

Weather:added SunriseSunset calculator

But the question is how can we use this new feature???

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With the new firmware 1.3.59, weather station provider Weather Underground has been replaced with Yahoo weather by default. However, there will be couple providers supported after we updated web UI (early next week).

Weather Underground has been replaced since they stopped their commercial service after IBM took them over.

From now on, Zipato controllers will fetch weather data directly from weather data provider and not from Zipato cloud like it was the case until now. Zipato was never charging for this service in the past. Not the service quality will depend on weather station providers which are selected by each users.

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Hi Sebastian

good news. Do we have with the new firmware also a possibility to use only the sunset/sunrise planer without the wheater station? I saw in the changlog the notice "SunriseSunset calculator". If not do you know how long does it take to get the first update in the wheater station? At the moment the wheaterstation still shows me still the last update von on 5 of March.

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Unfortunately, you will need to create new weather station now. Old one is still pointing to WU. Sunrise and Sunset are calculated in the controller now, but this may still be buggy for the next couple of days.

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Firmware upgraded.

New virtual weather station created.

Old virtual weather deleted.

Synced.

New virtual weather station still do not work.

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Same situation. Firmware upgraded and new weather station created but info in the weather station is blank. Location: Sevilla, Spain

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mhrm... i won't bagging you - is there an update for ZipaMini...?

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Mhrm... i tested the New Firmware too...

Deleted the old Station, created a new one, same Problem... No Sunset, no Sunrise, no Wheater...

I added a Motion-Sensor of Neo Coolcam with Luxmeter (light/huesensor): Year - Motion - but no possibility to setup it for sunset / sunrise-Alternative.... (See other Topic in "Compatiblity")

Zipato - what's goin on here....?

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Hello

my zipamicro doesn't find any new update !!! How can I force the new firmware to be updated?

thank you

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Dont work with Zipatile 1.3.60j

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did you make a new one?

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Hello,

can everybody tell which box is used? Does this update work with Box 1?

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Hello,

This still does not work after the Zipabox software layout.

When will you fix the Zipato problem?

http://zupimages.net/viewer.php?id=19/11/2bbz.jpg

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Zipabox1 should have firmware version 1.3.60 and above in order to have functional weather station. With 1.3.59 there is some issue with fetching data from Yahoo which is currently default provider. Next week, weather station will be further upgraded in web UI. If you don't see 1.3.60 yet, just wait.

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Thanks. That explains my case. I have 1.3.59 version. I do not see 1.3.60 yet

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Probably say this before we all updated to 1.3.59 would have been better..

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Or simply not releasing 1.3.59 as stable.

I'm still without wheater station and firmware 1.3.60 not available yet as stable upgrade.


Do I have to go beta to find it?


Anyway the whole situation is a total mess

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As a very critical user I can see that it seems to be a mess. But it isn't. WU (weatherstation) is NOT a Zipato problem, but also via IFTTT and other media.

ZIPATO: advice: first do a qualified reality test, before messaging a solution and new firmware. The problem is complicated, As I can understand. We have to create a more solid solution, but that is more than a simple upgrade. Source Problem is NOT Zipato, but escaping Weather Underground as far what I could see now.

rgs Arnold Vermeulen

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Thank you for understanding. We are now enabling Yahoo service as default just to help to majority of customers to have easy option. However, there are couple of service providers supported and we will enable them in UI next week. This will give some backup options to users. Additionally, controller will now directly communicate with weather service, not through our cloud.

With version 1.3.59 we had some issue with fetching, but it is fixed in 1.3.60 so Yahoo should work now.

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Reality Check: If IFTTT works Zipato work Too en vise versa (eg both not working).

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Hi FYI- I have upgraded to Firmware version 59 and installed the new weather widget but it does not fetching any info. IFTTT does work for me and is sufficient work around for my sunset / sunrise rules. Someone posted instructions for IFTTT a couple of days ago.

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From: Zipato Support Portal

Sent: ‎3/‎17/‎2019 1:01

To: Andreas Haberland

Subject: New Comment in "weather station does'nt work"

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Everything is fine now with FW 1.3.60. Weather seems to work now. Sunset/sunrise is o.k. But there is no precipitation.

BTW: I have sunset/sunrise backup from IfTTT but I like the Zipato solution much better, because it keeps the time if internet is off.

If my internet is off (Router failure or I do not want my box always connected), Sunset/sunrise time stays with the last sync. I can live with this for a week or so.

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What box do you use?

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Zipabox 1 FW 1.3.60

However I had to create new virtual weather devices and I deleted the old ones.

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Zipato box 1

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From: Zipato Support Portal

Sent: ‎3/‎17/‎2019 12:30

To: Andreas Haberland

Subject: New Comment in "weather station does'nt work"

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zipamicro 1.3.60 weather update works again :-)

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How did you load 1.3.60 on Zipamicro, NEWEST loads 1.3.59 and BETA loads 1.3.48

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I rolled back to the beta 1.3.48 then he shows me again the update to 1.3.59 and after this Update the zipamicro shows me the version 1.3.60

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LOL... You are right, after doing the same it loaded 1.3.60 looks like it works on Zipamicro but it doesn't seem to work on 1.3.60j for the Zipatile 1.

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@Alberto what do you mean it doesn't work on Zipatile1?

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@Sebastian

This is what I mean; I loaded 1.3.60 on Zipamicro (BTW for some reason on Zipamicro you don't get the loading bar while upgrading firmware), then deleted current weather station, created new (showed online), sync, changed schedulers, sync rules, and so far so good. Will see if my exterior lights turn on automatically in a couple of hours.

On Zipatile 1 did the same but weather stations shows always offline, I can see the location with information on yahoo website. See attached.

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Works fine again

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1.3.60 is still not offered for my cluster (zipamicro and zipabox)

I have currently installed 1.3.44 as Beta.

API return for available versions:

{    "id": 130,    "firmwareType": "SYSTEM",    "releaseType": "RELEASE",    "version": "1.2.41"  },  {    "id": 173,    "firmwareType": "SYSTEM",    "releaseType": "BETA",    "version": "1.3.44"  },

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API returns old values. Try to upgrade to the release version. Here that results in 1.3.60

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I have a Zipatile and still can´t upgrade to 1.3.60. Weather doesn´t work with 1.3.59j

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My Zipatile upgraded to 1.3.59 on Friday through a pop-up that I received when logging in to the web UI. When I did a manual upgrade to the latest FW about an hour ago I received 1.3.60.

IFTTT integration didn't work with 1.3.59 on Friday, but that seemed to be fixed Saturday during the day. Right now both the old API URLs (i.e. the 'valueX=' ones) and the new API URLs (with the unique UUIDs) work without a problem.

With 1.3.59 a new Weather Station I created did receive data on the Zipatile itself, but the data didn't come through to the web UI or the Android App. Now with 1.3.60 I seem to have weather data everywhere again. Unfortunately Yahoo doesn't seem to give precipation data, but I already fixed that through a WU->IFTTT->Zipato integration.

I haven't tested if sunrise/sunset-rules work again, but I guess I will find out tomorrow. For now with 1.3.60 everything seems to work again.

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no solution for the Zipabox 1 ?

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Hello,

I tried to go back to the previous firmware and now my box is blocked, the LED flashes blue.

What should I do ?

The firmware of my box is 1.3.59

I tried a soft reset and it does not work.

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Hard reset ok

updated to 1.3.60

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The light is green but nothing works :(

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I had the same problem last night: Updated, restartet, nothing - no Switch was working.

This morning i've dis/connected the Powerline - now it's working fine; except the WeatherSuff - and Sunrise / Sunset... :-/


Edit: whoops.. when i logged in to the Web-Interface i can see, the Controller was back to 1.3.59.... i'll try again to update to 1.3.60 and look what will happen again...

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Thank you for your reply.I will wait.

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I still have no possibility to Upgrade to version 1.3.60. I did a downgrade to previous version and then selected the release version with no affect. When I than select Beta Version, 1.3.44 is loaded again. No reply on my support ticket. :-(

Cluster with ZipaMicro and old Zipabox

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I use my shutter SOMFY RTS for 4 years and everything worked normally except since your last update, I want to find the same conditions that I had!

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After the update I had to refresh all my schedulers: set all the start dates in the future. Than it worked. Perhaps this is the cause of some of the troubles.

Also: Some puzzles in the rule creator are mixed now. The WHEN-piece is call IF and vice versa. I can live with this when I know it.

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Yes!!!

It works: sunset and sunrise, temperature, humidity, minimum and maximum temperatures of the next 3 days. Thank you so much!You must delete the existing virtual device, synchronize, refresh, and declare a new virtual device. Do not be afraid to insist: I had to delete a second time and then recreate to see the screenshot!Awesome!

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It looks like it works but sunset didn't trigger the rules, because the weather synced after the sunset time. Hopefully it will tomorrow sync earlier.

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I see the weather station with all the data for my city but my sunset rules didn't trigger. Zipabox 1 with 1.3.60. Location: Sevilla, Spain.

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Same for me, rules not triggered for sunset and sunrise. Weather station syncs correctly and I rebuild the schedulers...

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Same for me - weather station sunset didn't trigger my rules.

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Same here. New weather device. New rules. Weather device updates. But sunrise does not fire!

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Same here, new weather station didn't trigger sunset rule box 1 ver 60. I suspect that the scheduler my take some patience. In the mean time I use IFTTT which works.

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From: Zipato Support Portal

Sent: ‎3/‎19/‎2019 8:15

To: Andreas Haberland

Subject: New Comment in "weather station does'nt work"

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Zipabox1 - 1.3.60 - new weather station created - sunrise/sunset dependent rules edited and synced - no rules execution.

There's someone that TEST firmwares before release?!?!?!?!

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Same here. I was mistaken. I thought sunset/sunrise is working. But it is not. I was depending on my backups.


Also, Zipato was not sending any mails until 9 AM.


If the weather station gives only sunset/sunrise is fine but not very valuable. I need also precipitation forecast. This is used to shut off my irrigation before it starts to rain.

However, the for variables of the weather stations I can chose a lot of parameters, but none works. (see enclosure)


The mix-up of the WHEN and IF puzzles might be a result of a new translation (WENN, FALLS in German) ???(see enclosure)

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Yes in deed under 1.3.60 with Box 1 sunset and sunrise does not work in rules.

Chris

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Doesn't work here either

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+1 Weather shows online on Zipamicro but doesn't trigger schedulers, yes, new schedulers.