Please note: Dry Contact Sensor function has been upgraded and added to Door / Window Sensor 7. Please consider purchasing this newer sensor if looking for a Z-Wave dry contact sensor. 


If your Dry Contact Sensor is not working and shows as a ON/OFF application on your Vera interface. Follow the steps below which will guide you through installation and configuration to make this sensor work.


This has been fully tested and confirmed to work on UI7 utilizing Vera Edge.

 

1) Add as "Generic Device"


1.1) if Vera fails to send security node, then unpair the device and try again.


2) Go to "Advanced" under the Dry Contact Sensor Gen5


3) Device type changed to "urn:schemas-micasaverde-com:device:DoorSensor:1"


Device file changed to "D_DoorSensor1.xml"


Device JSON "D_DoorSensor1.json"


4) The Sensor May or May not disappear, if it disappears then go to 


Settings -> Z-Wave Settings -> Advanced Tab


5) Click on "Reload Engine"


6) Close your Vera interface, and open it up again (got to re-log back into your network) and your motion sensor should appear again.


Below are some alternative similar sources that can be followed as well:

http://www.thesmartesthouse.com/blogs/the-smartest-blog/17780416-vera-is-finally-open-to-aeotec-gen5-recessed-door-window-sensor