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Error Loading Plugin

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New Install of HomeBridge on Ubuntu Server 16.04


Plugin not loading, causing error on accessory load. Removal of accessory


  • os & os version: Ubuntu Server 16.04
  • node version: v4.2.6
  • homebridge version: 0.4.42
  • homebridge-wol version: latest


My configuration looks like this:

    "bridge": {
        "name": "Homebridge",
        "username": "REDACTED",
        "port": REDACTED,
        "pin": "REDACTED"
    "platforms": [
            "platform": "Server",
            "name": "Homebridge Server",
            "port": REDACTED,
            "log": "systemd",
            "restart": "systemctl restart homebridge"
            "platform": "Wink2",
            "name": "WinkHub",
            "username": "REDACTED",
            "password": "REDACTED",
            "client_id": "REDACTED",
            "client_secret": "REDACTED",
            "direct_access": "true",
            "hide_groups": [],
            "hide_ids": [],
            "fan_ids": [
    "accessories": [
            "accessory": "NetworkDevice",
            "name": "Server",
            "mac": "REDACTED",
            "ip": "REDACTED",
            "pingInterval": 60,
            "wakeGraceTime": 120,
            "shutdownGraceTime": 15,
            "shutdownCommand": "net rpc shutdown -I REDACTED -U REDACTED -f -t 120"


user@Homebridge:~$ homebridge -U /var/homebridge
[5/11/2018, 6:18:49 PM] Loaded plugin: homebridge-server
[5/11/2018, 6:18:49 PM] Registering platform 'homebridge-server.Server'
[5/11/2018, 6:18:49 PM] ---
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] Loaded plugin: homebridge-wink2
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] Registering platform 'homebridge-wink2.Wink2'
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] ---
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] ====================
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] ERROR LOADING PLUGIN homebridge-wol:
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] SyntaxError: Block-scoped declarations (let, const, function, class) not yet supported outside strict mode
    at exports.runInThisContext (vm.js:53:16)
    at Module._compile (module.js:374:25)
    at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:417:10)
    at Module.load (module.js:344:32)
    at Function.Module._load (module.js:301:12)
    at Module.require (module.js:354:17)
    at require (internal/module.js:12:17)
    at Object.<anonymous> (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/homebridge-wol/index.js:1:88)
    at Module._compile (module.js:410:26)
    at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:417:10)
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] ====================
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] Loaded config.json with 1 accessories and 2 platforms.
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] ---
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] Loading 2 platforms...
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] [Homebridge Server] Initializing Server platform...
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] [WinkHub] Initializing Wink2 platform...
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] [WinkHub] Wink2 Init - Version 2.0.8
[5/11/2018, 6:18:50 PM] Loading 1 accessories...
      throw new Error("The requested accessory '" + name + "' was not registered by any plugin.");

Error: The requested accessory 'NetworkDevice' was not registered by any plugin.
    at API.accessory (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/homebridge/lib/api.js:64:13)
    at Server.str.replace.Server._loadAccessories (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/homebridge/lib/server.js:264:42)
    at (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/homebridge/lib/server.js:86:38)
    at module.exports (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/homebridge/lib/cli.js:40:10)
    at Object.<anonymous> (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/homebridge/bin/homebridge:17:22)
    at Module._compile (module.js:410:26)
    at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:417:10)
    at Module.load (module.js:344:32)
    at Function.Module._load (module.js:301:12)
    at Function.Module.runMain (module.js:442:10)

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 5 years ago
  • Comments:5 (2 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

mpearoncommented, Jul 9, 2018

Sorry about the delay with this response. As it turns out, there was a rogue version of Node causing me grief. I used the which command to help me track it down.

AlexGustafssoncommented, May 15, 2018

No worries, @mpearon. Good luck with getting homebridge installed again. Hopefully it won’t be too much of a hassle.

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