Follow the two simple steps to make your HASS Restart and even Upgrade to newer version (if available) without using command line interface (CLI). Please note that if there are any existing configuration errors, your upgrade might not be successful. Also, If the upgrade has any breaking changes, your Home Assistant might failed to load some or all. Please read the breaking changes section before upgrading.
Also, if you have not used
hassctl, it is HIGHLY recommended that you take a minute and set it up. You can find the
PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO EDIT SUDOERS FILE USING YOUR FAVORITE EDITOR. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BOOT! USE THE RIGHT COMMAND, AND BE CAREFUL NOT TO MAKE ANY STUPID MISTAKES. DOUBLE CHECK EVERYTHING BEFORE SAVING.
Enter the following contents to your SUDOERS file. You might already have most of the content, in that case, just add the last 3 lines.
# # This file MUST be edited with the 'visudo' command as root. # # Please consider adding local content in /etc/sudoers.d/ instead of # directly modifying this file. # # See the man page for details on how to write a sudoers file. # Defaults env_reset Defaults mail_badpass Defaults secure_path="/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/snap/bin" # Host alias specification # User alias specification # Cmnd alias specification # User privilege specification root ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL # Members of the admin group may gain root privileges %admin ALL=(ALL) ALL # Allow members of group sudo to execute any command %sudo ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL # See sudoers(5) for more information on "#include" directives: #includedir /etc/sudoers.d # Allow homeassistant to use hassctl homeassistant ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /bin/systemctl homeassistant ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /bin/journalctl
homeassistant: customize: script.update_hass: friendly_name: Update Home Assistant icon: mdi:home-assistant script.restart_hass: friendly_name: Restart Home Assistant icon: mdi:home-assistant script: update_hass: sequence: - service: shell_command.update_hass restart_hass: sequence: - service: shell_command.restart_hass shell_command: restart_hass: >- hassctl restart update_hass: >- hassctl update-hass && hassctl config && hassctl restart
Make sure you restart your Home Assistant server to see the UI. Hopefully, this will be the last time you use your console/cli/ssh to restart your home assistant server.