I have a number of devices which I have designed and built myself using ESP 8266 Modules. The devices are programmed using the Arduino IDE and each one has a unique Hostname programmed into it. These Hostnames show up when I view the Devices List on my Router.
I would like to be able to use these hostnames in the URL within an HTTP request node so that a URL such as :-
This second format works perfectly when used in a browser but when used in an HTTP request within nodeRed gives an error:-
Isn’t there an automatic local network host routing if you were to use hotwatercylinder.local? My router does this for me. I am not sure if this is universal or just specific to my hardware. It’s worth a try.