Home Assistant Supervised

From ArchWiki

Home Assistant is an open source home automation software that puts local control and privacy first. Powered by a worldwide community of tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts. Supervised is a type of installation that provides the ability to use more features, like Addons installation from UI.


Install the homeassistant-supervisedAUR package.

And guarantee that AppArmor is correctly installed and configured.

Also set the following kernel parameter:



Every supervised configuration files are stored at /usr/share/hassio/. If no configuration exists, a default configuration will be written at startup. To access just Home Assistant's configuration files go to /usr/share/hassio/homeassistant/.


To start Home Assistant, start/enable hassio-apparmor.service and hassio-supervisor.service.

The first start may take up to 20 minutes because the required packages will be downloaded and installed.[1].

By default, the web interface is available at http://localhost:8123.


Before doing anything, check if supervisor is Connected and the installation Healthy. You can do that by accessing the Observable Plugin, which can be accessed at http://localhost:4357.

Supervisor not connected

  1. Check if hassio-supervisor.service is started/enabled.
  2. Check if your supervisor container is up and running.
# docker ps | grep hassio_supervisor

Supervisor connected but installation Unhealth

  1. Check if your AppArmor#Display current status is correctly installed and configured.
  2. Check if the kernel parameter is correctly configured.
  3. Check if you start/enable hassio-apparmor.service service.
  4. Look at Supervisor logs for additional information:
# docker logs -f hassio_supervisor