Rollershutters with Amazon Echo not working

Hi everyone

just wondering what I might be doing wrong in the following setup:

  • I have KNX for mainly my lights and rollershutters
  • OH 3.1
  • OpenHAB Skill enabled for Amazon Echo.

Switching the lights with Amazon Echo is working without any issues. Also, I have temp sensors in KNX which also show the correct values in the Alexa App.
However, my roller shutters are not working. I have added the Alexa metadata (blinds), and when the rollershutters are open, they also show the correct percentage (0%), as well as when they’re closed (100%) - if the shutters are closed in any position in between, Alexa shows 100%.

More importantly, though, I cannot control the rollershutters wich Alexa, i.e. it doesn’t work through the app, nor with any voice command (open, close, or a percentage number).

Can anyone point me in the right direction? Happy to supply any additional information…

I have configured

value: Blind
  category: EXTERIOR_BLIND

as item metadata alexa for a Rollershutter thing and I can say Alex, Rollo rechts 60% and the position changes. ZigBee blinds, but that shouldn’t matter. The Alexa App also shows the correct position.

Thanks @J-N-K , but that was not it.

It turned out that the KNX thing was configured incorrectly, i.e. the Alexa binding uses absolute positions, whereas right now I am controlling the rollershutters (in the UI of OH) only with “up/down/stop” - have to add the absolute position group address to the knx configuration, that should then get it working…

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