Release Notes 2.2.8

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Hubitat Elevation Platform update 2.2.8 is now available:

Please note, the process takes about a minute to download (depending on your Internet connection) and extract the hub update, and 1-2 minutes to perform the update after you click 'Update Hub'. We recommend that you periodically download a backup of your setup from the Settings page, Backup and Restore. See Warning below about rolling back from 2.2.8 to 2.2.7.

Changes from 2.2.7:

Drivers and Devices

  • New drivers:
    • Neo Z-Wave Repeater 700
    • Neo Door Sensor 700
    • Neo Motion Sensor 700
    • Neo Water Sensor 700
    • Philips Dimmer Button Controller V2
    • Wally shutoff valve
    • RGBGenie Controller ZB-3009/10
    • RGBGenie Controller ZB-5004
    • GE 40 Amp Smart Switch
    • Ring Outdoor Siren
    • Ring Flood Sensor
    • Ecolink Garage Door Tilt Sensor (TILT-ZWAVE5)
    • Ecolink Chime+Siren
  • New compatible devices:
    • Haozee Door Sensor 700 Series using Neo Door Sensor 700
    • Haozee Motion Sensor 700 Series using Neo Motion Sensor 700
    • GE/Jasco models 43125, 43100, 43132, 43102, 43095 and 43094 using Generic Zigbee Outlet.
    • GE/Jasco models 43084, 43076 and 43109 using Generic Zigbee Switch.
    • GE/Jasco model 42078 using GE Zigbee Switch.
    • GE/Jasco models 43127, 43096, 43090, 43082, 43080 and 43113 using GE Zigbee Dimmer.
    • Sunricher EU Zigbee RGBW panel (ZGRC-TEUR-001) using RGBgenie Controller ZB-3027
  • New driver features:
    • Updated Color Temperature drivers to support the expanded 3 parameter setColorTemperature command.

New Apps

New App Features

  • Yeelight integration, unknown bulb types are added as simple bulbs by default.

Bug Fixes

  • C7: Improvements to Z-Wave Failed Node Removal.
  • Basic Rule: Fixed restrictions with sunrise/sunset offsets.
  • Rule-4.1:
    • Fixed multiple Wait for Event timeouts.
    • Fixed previous state for changed, decreased, increased triggers.
    • Fixed Generic Component Dimmer driver logging error.
  • Scene-1.2
    • Fixed setting color temperature.
    • Fixed errors caused by removed device.
  • Group-2.1: Fixed setting color temperature.
  • Hubitat Safety Monitor: Fixed error when selecting auto arm options with All Contact Sensors selected.
  • Fixed a UI issue in Device Firmware Updater when using mobile devices.
  • Fixed an issue with the Zooz Power Switch driver preventing saving of non-zero values to energy reporting.
  • Added ignoreSSLIssues option to EventStream interface.
  • Improved broken database reporting (for rare scenarios when reboot results in green screen).
  • Fixed Zooz Zen17 child device creation issue.

Platform Changes

  • Hub Variables introduced (See this post).
  • C7: Z-Wave Details page now shows device class and manufacturer.
  • C7: Removed contextually irrelevant buttons from Z-Wave node list.
  • C7: Removed Z-Wave Firmware Update button when there is no update available.
  • C7: Streamlined Z-Wave inclusion process.
  • C7: Fixed concurrency error produced on some Z-Wave drivers when using S2 and Supervision.
  • Added isZwaveListening method to drivers to determine if a device is listening or sleepy. Returns Boolean true if listening or LSS/FLiRS, false if not listening, and null if node doesn’t exist or not a Z-Wave device.
  • Removed extra non-functional device discovery buttons, disabled Z-Wave include/exclude buttons contextually when discovery is running.
  • New reusable libraries or shared code that can be added to both apps and drivers with #include namespace.name directive.
  • New packages feature allowing packing multiple apps/drivers/libraries in a single zip file.
  • Amazon Echo app can no longer be installed (but is still available if installed earlier). The Amazon Echo Skill is the app to use for Alexa.
  • Various performance enhancements.

WARNING about rolling back to 2.2.7: If you have Rule Machine installed, and want to roll back from 2.2.8 to 2.2.7, you must also restore a backup from 2.2.7. Failure to do so could result in problems with accessing your rules both under 2.2.7 and 2.2.8.