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Verified Commit 8d5cd79c authored by Sha'ul ben Yeshua's avatar Sha'ul ben Yeshua 🎗
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New sample telnet driver

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A simple driver that will run a command via telnet
Useful with Rpi's
Copyright 2019 Sha'ul ben Yeshua / Scott Grayban
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metadata {
definition (name: "Send Telnet Command", namespace: "sgrayban", author: "Scott Grayban")
capability "Initialize"
capability "Telnet"
capability "Switch"
command "Reboot Device"
attribute "Telnet", "String"
preferences {
input "ip", "text", title: "Target System IP", description: "", required: true, displayDuringSetup: true
input "port", "text", title: "Target System Telnet Port", description: "", required: true, displayDuringSetup: true
input "username", "text", title: "Username", description: "", required: true, displayDuringSetup: true
input "password", "text", title: "Password", description: "", required: true, displayDuringSetup: true
input name: "logEnable", type: "bool", title: "Enable debug logging", defaultValue: true
def initialize(){
log.debug "Connecting to telnet - IP = ${ip}, Port = ${port.toInteger()}, Username = ${username}, Password = ${password}"
telnetConnect([terminalType: 'VT100'], ip, port.toInteger(), username, password)
def installed(){ "Installed" "Please enter your login credentials."
def updated(){ "Preferences updated"
def on() {
if (logEnable) "Send Reboot"
sendEvent(name: "switch", value: "on")
def msg = "sudo reboot"
if (logEnable) "Sending msg = ${msg}"
sendHubCommand(new hubitat.device.HubAction("""$msg\r\n""", hubitat.device.Protocol.TELNET))
runIn(2,sendEvent(name: "switch", value: "off"))
def reboot(){
def parse(String msg) {
if (logEnable) log.debug "Telnet Response = ${msg}"
if (msg == "permitted by applicable law.") {
sendEvent(name: "Telnet", value: "Connected");
def telnetStatus(String status){
if (logEnable) "telnetStatus- error: ${status}"
if (status == "receive error: Stream is closed"){
if (logEnable) log.error "Telnet connection dropped..."
sendEvent(name: "Telnet", value: "Disconnected")
} else {
sendEvent(name: "Telnet", value: "Connected")
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