[mythtv-users] DirecTV HTTP Server
oliver.greg at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 02:16:03 UTC 2010
On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 8:43 PM, Steve Harrington
<steve at the-harringtons.org> wrote:
> Ran a port scan this morning of all my devices and noticed on my DirecTV H23
> boxes there's now some web commands that can be run on port 8080.
> To access, put in a web
> browser http://directv_receiver_ip:8080/info/getOptions
> To change a channel, put
> in http://directv_receiver_ip:8080//tv/tune?major=chan_num
> The functions return the data in JSON format.
> I'm probably going to write a wrapper program to change channels using this
> instead of my serial port if it proves reliable and DirecTV doesn't take it
> away. I think this is fantastic.
> Hope others find this neat.
This is excellent! It will definitely help me *persuade* the rest of
the family to start using mythtv when the directv dvrs start *acting
up* :) I cannot believe they left this open like they did.
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