An unofficial command-line tool for managing your Nest thermostat. This was built as an exercise for learning the API. Pull requests are welcome if you experience issues or want to improve the feature set.
- node 6
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:jasonmit/nest-cli.git
cd nest-cli && npm install && npm link
npm install nest-cli
Configuring the application
- Register a Nest application https://developers.nest.com/products/new
- Be sure to check: Away, Thermostat, Smoke+CO Alarm all with read/write access
- Copy the generated client ID and secret
nest-cli config PRODUCT_ID <ID> && nest-cli config PRODUCT_SECRET <SECRET>
nest-cli login(if a window does not open, navigate to http://localhost:3000/auth/nest)
- Done, you never have to do this again.
Commands:login login to your nest account via oauthlogout logout of nest accountconfig <key> [value] get/set a configuration optiondefault-thermostat <thermostatId> sets the default thermostat device iddevices|ls [options] get a list of known devicestemp|t <mode> <temp> [thermostatId] modes: cool, heat, heat-coolaway <mode> [structureId] available modes: home, away, auto-away, unknownstructures [options] list of structures associated with accountstate|s <mode> [thermostatId] available modes: cool, heat, heat-cool, offread|r [thermostatId] read a thermostat by device idoff [thermostatId] turns off the HVACOptions:-h, --help output usage information-V, --version output the version number
Set Default Thermostat
To avoid the tedious task of entering in your thermostat device ID each time, you can mark a thermostat as the default.
List all devices linked to your account:
Once you determine which device you want to mark as your default:
nest-cli default-thermostat <deviceId>
- Live UI for monitoring stats (https://github.com/yaronn/blessed-contrib)
- Fan mode
- Fan scheduling
- Away mode
- Support Nest cam and Nest protect
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Copyright (c) 2015
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