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South Africa- DSTV EPG- new api

Hi

The existing website used to create the EPG file is no longer in use. It seems the api is now located directly at dstv.com and the api has changed (from the little I could understand by browsing online). Is there any chance of gettng this ini updated and working again. I suspect I dont have the skills to figure this out!

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The DStv TV Guide at https://guide.dstv.com/ is no longer working.
The new guide is now located at https://www.dstv.com/en-za/discover/tv-guide/

Can you please update the ini to use the new URL?

Thanks in advance.

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there is new dstv

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mat8861 wrote:

there is new dstv

how do we get the whole channel list for SuperSports ?

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Thank you Mat, appreciated! I was still running the V3.2.3 - have now upgraded to V4.2 :)

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groupits wrote:

mat8861 wrote:
there is new dstv

how do we get the whole channel list for SuperSports ?

supsersport are channels 200-215?

heres a list sorted by channel name,i think they are all there?

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Blackbear199 wrote:

groupits wrote:

mat8861 wrote:
there is new dstv

how do we get the whole channel list for SuperSports ?

supsersport are channels 200-215?
heres a list sorted by channel name,i think they are all there?

I think he is referring to https://timeline.supersport.com/ siteini is somewhere in the forum...

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its in siteinipack...

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re added here just in case ;)

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Blackbear199 wrote:

groupits wrote:

mat8861 wrote:
there is new dstv

how do we get the whole channel list for SuperSports ?

supsersport are channels 200-215?
heres a list sorted by channel name,i think they are all there?

This is the list I needed but now I get this:

!! -- WARNING : dstv.com doesn't allow epg grabbing !!
it is advised to disable this channel / site from your channel list
!! -- WARNING : dstv.com doesn't allow epg grabbing !!
it is advised to disable this channel / site from your channel list

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error downloading page: The operation has timed out. (5sec)
Retry 1 of 4 times

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5 sec time out is too low
change its in ur wgconfig.xml
<retry time-out="5"> to time-out="30"

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Okay, I have now spent a few hours trying to get the DStv Channel List, but have failed.\
I manage to get the Country List - < update >c1-country< /update > (had to put spaces in there...)
Now, running with < update >c2-South Africa< /update > or even < update >c2-South_Africa< /update > just keep on giving me the country lists. What am I doing wrong here?

This is the line I put in my config file -
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##zaf" xmltv_id="South Africa">South Africa< /channel >

Please help!

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should work as u explained.
dstv.com.channels.South_Africa.xml should be created.
i created the above list the same way.

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All I keep getting is the full country list over and over again -

It only create the file dstv.com.channels.xml with the folowwing in it -

< ?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"? >
< site generator-info-name="WebGrab+Plus/w MDB & REX Postprocess -- version V4.2.2.0 -- Jan van Straaten" site="dstv.com" >
< channels >
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##zaf" xmltv_id="South Africa">South Africa
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##zmb" xmltv_id="zambia">zambia
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##ken" xmltv_id="kenya">kenya
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##nga" xmltv_id="nigeria">nigeria
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##uga" xmltv_id="uganda">uganda
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##gha" xmltv_id="ghana">ghana
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##ago" xmltv_id="angola">angola
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##moz" xmltv_id="mozambique">mozambique
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##zwe" xmltv_id="zimbabwe">zimbabwe
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="pt##ago" xmltv_id="angola">angola
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##tza" xmltv_id="tanzania">tanzania
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="pt##moz" xmltv_id="mozambique">mozambique
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##nad" xmltv_id="namibia">namibia
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##mwi" xmltv_id="malawi">malawi
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##bwa" xmltv_id="Botswana">Botswana
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##cod" xmltv_id="Drc">Drc
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##ETH" xmltv_id="Ethiopia">Ethiopia
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##mus" xmltv_id="Mauritius">Mauritius
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##SZL" xmltv_id="Eswatini">Eswatini
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##LBR" xmltv_id="Liberia">Liberia
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##SLE" xmltv_id="Sierra Leone">Sierra Leone
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##BEN" xmltv_id="Benin">Benin
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##BDI" xmltv_id="Burundi">Burundi
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##CMR" xmltv_id="Cameroon">Cameroon
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##COD" xmltv_id="Congo Brazzaville">Congo Brazzaville
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##GNQ" xmltv_id="Equatorial Guinea">Equatorial Guinea
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##GMB" xmltv_id="Gambia">Gambia
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##RWA" xmltv_id="Rwanda">Rwanda
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##STP" xmltv_id="Sao Tome and Principe">Sao Tome and Principe
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##SEN" xmltv_id="Senegal">Senegal
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##SDN" xmltv_id="Sudan">Sudan
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##TCD" xmltv_id="Chad">Chad
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##NER" xmltv_id="Niger">Niger
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##TGO" xmltv_id="Togo">Togo
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##BFA" xmltv_id="Burkina Faso">Burkina Faso
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##GBA" xmltv_id="Gabon">Gabon
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##CPA" xmltv_id="Cape Verde">Cape Verde
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##GNB" xmltv_id="Guinea Bissau">Guinea Bissau
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##DJI" xmltv_id="djibouti">djibouti
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##SYC" xmltv_id="Seychelles">Seychelles
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##ERI" xmltv_id="Eritrea">Eritrea
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##MDG" xmltv_id="Madagascar">Madagascar
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##MRT" xmltv_id="Mauritania">Mauritania
< channel update="i" site="dstv.com" site_id="en##GIN" xmltv_id="Guinea Conakry">Guinea Conakry
< /channels >
< /site >

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not sure what your doing wrong.
i just downloaded the ini and used your channel line and worked fine.
cant see it being ur wg version has nothing has changed for the channel list creation for some time.
try the list i posted above and see if you can grab epg data.

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btw the only way a dstv.com.channels.xml ffilename can be created is by using update c
update c ================> dstv.com.channels.xml
update c1 ===============> dstv.com.channels.c1.xml
update c2 ===============> dstv.com.channels.c2.xml
update c1-country =======> dstv.com.channels.country.xml
update c2-South_Africa ==> dstv.com.channels.South_Africa.xml

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see attached, also make sure you have this version
https://github.com/SilentButeo2/webgrabplus-siteinipack/tree/master/site...
from Blackbear199

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Thank you BlackBear - used your file dstv.com_.channels.SouthAfrica.xml and it's working.
I have used the instructions, but somehow only a Channel List file is created. Anyhow...

Thanks again BlackBear & Mat for your help! Much appreciated!

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Thanks for helping, I had to increase it to 60 and I only have the warning message.

Sometimes doesn't work because this:

Object reference not set to an instance of an object

at  . ..ctor (System.String )

But if I run it again it works.

Is there something I can do to remove that error ?

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sometimes does that because a pooor connection or because dns doesn't resovle the site, best option is to set on your pc google dns 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4

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Will try, thanks.

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