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DirecTV Client Boxes

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2014 03:42PM EDT

In order to setup your DirecTV genie system there are a few steps you will need to follow:

  • Browse Devices
  • Type = Satellite; Vendor = DirecTV
  • Import DTV HTTP Genie Client 1 Device
  • Next you will need to find out the Mac Address of your client box. Inside the Network menu of the client you will find this address.
  • Inside your Devices tab find the Client Device
  • Click on the + icon to view the Network codes
  • You will need to adjust the data fields of each command to end with the Mac address of the client box
  • The commands as is shows the last two characters as =1 this needs to be changed to the Mac address
  • An example command looks like this: remote/processKey?key=back&clientAddr=B4F2E8FF60F8
  • Save & Sync
  • Assign the Client device to the same gateway as your Main DirecTV box you are using. 
​Attached to this tutorial is the DirecTV xml for the client boxes. You can edit this device using TextWrangler, wordpad or other xml editors. Once the document is edited with the proper MAC address you can import the device into builder.


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