Smart Home NetworkControl Trait Schema

action.devices.traits.NetworkControl - This trait belongs to devices that support reporting network data and performing network specific operations.

Device ATTRIBUTES

Devices with this trait may report the following attributes as part of the SYNC operation. To learn more about handling SYNC intents, see Intent fulfillment.

Attributes Type Description
supportsEnablingGuestNetwork Boolean

(Default: false)

Set to true if the guest network can be enabled.

supportsDisablingGuestNetwork Boolean

(Default: false)

Set to true if the guest network can be disabled.

supportsGettingGuestNetworkPassword Boolean

(Default: false)

Set to true if the guest network password can be obtained via the GetGuestNetworkPassword command.

networkProfiles Array

Indicates the supported network profile names.

[item, ...] String

Name of a network profile representing a group of related devices.

supportsEnablingNetworkProfile Boolean

(Default: "false")

Set to true if network profiles can be enabled.

supportsDisablingNetworkProfile Boolean

(Default: "false")

Set to true if network profiles can be disabled.

supportsNetworkDownloadSpeedTest Boolean

(Default: false)

Set to true if a download speed test can be run.

supportsNetworkUploadSpeedTest Boolean

(Default: false)

Set to true if an upload speed test can be run.

Examples

Network device that supports guest network, profiles, and speed test.

{
  "supportsEnablingGuestNetwork": true,
  "supportsDisablingGuestNetwork": true,
  "supportsEnablingNetworkProfile": true,
  "supportsDisablingNetworkProfile": true,
  "supportsNetworkDownloadSpeedTest": true,
  "supportsNetworkUploadSpeedTest": true,
  "supportsGettingGuestNetworkPassword": true,
  "networkProfiles": [
    "kids"
  ]
}

Device STATES

Devices with this trait may report the following states as part of the QUERY operation. To learn more about handling QUERY intents, see Intent fulfillment.

States Type Description
networkEnabled Boolean

Whether the main network is enabled.

networkSettings Object

Contains the SSID of the main network.

ssid String

Required.

Network SSID.

guestNetworkEnabled Boolean

Whether the guest network is enabled.

guestNetworkSettings Object

Contains the SSID of the guest network.

ssid String

Required.

Network SSID.

numConnectedDevices Integer

The number of devices connected to the network.

networkUsageMB Number

The network usage in MB (megabytes). The network usage is within the current billing period, which can be useful to monitor with respect to a billing period network usage limit.

networkUsageLimitMB Number

The network usage limit in MB (megabytes). The network usage limit is within the current billing period.

networkUsageUnlimited Boolean

Whether the network usage is unlimited. The device state networkUsageLimitMB will be ignored if this is set to true.

Examples

Device with an active network.

{
  "networkEnabled": true,
  "networkSettings": {
    "ssid": "home-network-123"
  },
  "guestNetworkSettings": {
    "ssid": "home-network-123-guest"
  },
  "numConnectedDevices": 4,
  "networkUsageMB": 100.8
}

Device COMMANDS

Devices with this trait may respond to the following commands as part of the EXECUTE operation. To learn more about handling EXECUTE intents, see Intent fulfillment.

action.devices.commands.EnableDisableGuestNetwork

Enable or disable the guest network.

This command requires the following attributes:
{
  "supportsEnablingGuestNetwork": true,
  "supportsDisablingGuestNetwork": true
}

Parameters

Parameters Type Description
enable Boolean

Required.

True to enable the guest network, false to disable the guest network.

Examples

Turn on the guest network.

{
  "command": "action.devices.commands.EnableDisableGuestNetwork",
  "params": {
    "enable": true
  }
}

action.devices.commands.EnableDisableNetworkProfile

Enable or disable a network profile.

This command requires the following attributes:
{
  "supportsEnablingNetworkProfile": true,
  "supportsDisablingNetworkProfile": true
}

Parameters

Parameters Type Description
profile String

Required.

The profile name from networkProfiles attribute.

enable Boolean

Required.

True to enable the profile, false to disable the profile.

Examples

Turn off the internet for the kids.

{
  "command": "action.devices.commands.EnableDisableNetworkProfile",
  "params": {
    "profile": "kids",
    "enable": false
  }
}

An error occurred while attempting to control the given network profile.

Supported values:

networkProfileNotRecognized

action.devices.commands.GetGuestNetworkPassword

Get the guest network password.

This command requires the following attributes:
{
  "supportsGettingGuestNetworkPassword": true
}

Parameters

Parameters Type Description

No properties

Examples

Show my guest Wi-Fi password.

{
  "command": "action.devices.commands.GetGuestNetworkPassword",
  "params": {}
}

Results

Results Type Description
guestNetworkPassword String

Required.

The password for the guest network.

Examples

Show my guest Wi-Fi password.

{
  "guestNetworkPassword": "123456"
}

action.devices.commands.TestNetworkSpeed

Test the network download and upload speed.

This command requires the following attributes:
{
  "supportsNetworkDownloadSpeedTest": true,
  "supportsNetworkUploadSpeedTest": true
}

Parameters

Parameters Type Description
testDownloadSpeed Boolean

Required.

Indicates whether the download speed should be tested.

testUploadSpeed Boolean

Required.

Indicates whether the upload speed should be tested.

Examples

What's the Wi-Fi speed?

{
  "command": "action.devices.commands.TestNetworkSpeed",
  "params": {
    "testDownloadSpeed": true,
    "testUploadSpeed": true
  }
}

An error occurred while attempting to request a speed test.

Supported values:

networkSpeedTestInProgress

Device ERRORS

See the full list of errors and exceptions.