After upgrading to “openHAB 2.2.0 Build #983” from OH 2.1 my default sitemap stopped working. In the logs when I change something it does not list any issues just “Refresh sitemap”…
In order to troubleshoot I copied _default.sitemap to _default2.sitemap and was able to successfully load it in Basic UI and Classic UI, while _default.sitemap just shows a bunch of things rather than loading the sitemap file.
Is this a known issue?
I wouldn’t use the name
_default for a user defined sitemap. This name is already used internally by openHAB2 and it is created dynamically to display your Things (for example in the control tabs of PaperUI)
Create a new file called
/etc/openhab2/sitemaps/ and use the same name as the filename:
sitemap master label="master sitemap"
<some sitemap stuff here>
You can then set it as the default sitemap by navigating to PaperUI -> Configuration -> Services -> UI -> Basic UI -> Configure -> Default Sitemap = master
Ps: You can always edit the existing sitemap file (rename it and change the first line with the sitemap name to match the filename)
Thanks. So it was just a mis-understanding on my side. Thanks for clarification!!!