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DirecTV IP Control (Non TiVo)

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2016 10:37AM EST
This topic is covered in three different ways:
1) Downloadable, printable PDF:
DirecTV IP Control PDF

2) YouTube video tutorial:
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3) Web Article
Step 1:  Import device in the iRule Builder called "DirecTV Satellite HTTP" when searching for Type=Satellite + Vendor=DirecTV

Step 2: In the iRule app add a HTTP GATEWAY with IP address of the DirecTV box that you are looking to control.  IPv4 field should look like this: where is the IP address of the DTV box you are looking to control via IP.

Step 3: Port number is 8080

Step 4:  Assign your DTV device to this gateway

Step 5:  Go into the Settings menu of the DTV receiver and go under Whole-Home menu.  Inside that menu, make sure that all items under External Device are set to Enable.

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