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Homey MQTT Client TLS Encryption

Q: I want to make sure that my MQTT network uses TLS encryption. How do I have to configure my camera and the Homey MQTT Client to accomplish that?

A: Your camera uses a different port for the TLS encrypted MQTT communication - the defaults are:

  • regular MQTT Port: 1883
  • TLS MQTT Port: 8883

Make sure that you use the correct TLS port you set inside your camera's WebUI:

Homey MQTT Client TLS Encryption

Now activate the secure connection to your broker (TLS) and disable checking for the validity of your certificate - as this would fail for self-signed certificates (since we created this certificate ourself this is not a security risk):

Homey MQTT Client TLS Encryption

All communication with between Homey and your camera is now safely encrypted.