Home Assistant File StructureΒΆ

Homeassistant creates a configuration file by default under the path of the executing user (created homeassistant) at the following path.


The file directory structure is as follows:


.storage directory contains a lot of user-related information, including user login information (username/password, encrypted in auth_provider.homeassistant file).

configuration.yaml: User-edited configuration files

home-assistant.log: Run log (cleared with each reboot)

home-assistant_v2.db: Database

.storage: Various elements of front-end configuration