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Nextcloud Receipe

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Account Setup#

The official Notifications app will need to be installed. An 'app password' (also referred to as 'device-specific' password/token) of the admin-user will need to be created, see the documentation for more information. Don't forget to disable file system access for this password.


Secure connections (via https) should be referenced using nclouds:// where as insecure connections (via http) should be referenced via ncloud://.

Valid receipes are as follows:

  • ncloud://{hostname}/{notify_user}
  • ncloud://{hostname}:{port}/{notify_user}
  • ncloud://{admin_user}:{password}@{hostname}/{notify_user}
  • ncloud://{admin_user}:{password}@{hostname}:{port}/{notify_user}
  • nclouds://{hostname}/{notify_user}
  • nclouds://{hostname}:{port}/{notify_user}
  • nclouds://{admin_user}:{password}@{hostname}/{notify_user}
  • nclouds://{admin_user}:{password}@{hostname}:{port}/{notify_user}

You can notify more then one user by simply chaining them at the end of the URL.

  • ncloud://{admin_user}:{password}@{hostname}:{port}/{notify_user1}/{notify_user2}/{notify_userN}
  • nclouds://{admin_user}:{password}@{hostname}:{port}/{notify_user1}/{notify_user2}/{notify_userN}

Parameter Breakdown#

hostnameYesThe hostname of the server hosting your Nextcloud service.
admin_userYesThe administration user of the next cloud service you have set up.
passwordYesThe administrator password associated with the admin_user for your Nextcloud account.
notify_userYesOne or more users you wish to send your notification to.
toNoThis is an alias to the notify_user variable.