How to Setup IPTV on Enigma2 (Zgemma) Devices Using PuTTY

setup iptv on enigma2

With PuTTY, a free SSH/Telnet client for Windows, configuring IPTV on your Enigma2 (Zgemma) device is a simple task.

You will be guided through each step by this guide’s straightforward instructions.

Step 1: Install PuTTY

putty

First, you need to download and install PuTTY. You can find it at PuTTY’s official website.

  1. Download PuTTY: Go to the PuTTY website and download the installation file.
  2. Install PuTTY: Run the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions.

Step 2: Obtain Your Box IP Address

You’ll need the IP address of your Enigma2 device. You can usually find this in the network settings of your device.

enigma2 box ip address

Step 3: Configure PuTTY

  • Launch the PuTTY program on your computer.

launch putty

  • In the “Host Name” field, enter the IP address of your Enigma2 device.

host ip address enigma2

  • In the “Connection type” section, select “Telnet“.
  • Click the “Open” button to start the connection.

Step 4: Log In to Your Device

cmd panel putty

A black screen (terminal window) will open.

  1. Enter Root User: Type root and press Enter.
  2. Enter Password: Type your device’s root password and press Enter.

Step 5: Run the IPTV Auto-installer Script

Once logged in, you need to enter the IPTV auto-installer script. Note that the script provided here is just an example. Use the script provided by your IPTV provider.

sh
wget -O /etc/enigma2/iptv.sh “http://domainname.com:port/get.php?username=MyUser&password=MyPassword&type=enigma22_script&output=ts” && chmod 777 /etc/enigma2/iptv.sh && /etc/enigma2/iptv.sh

Replace http://domainname.com:port/get.php?username=MyUser&password=MyPassword&type=enigma22_script&output=ts with the actual M3U URL provided by your IPTV service.

Step 6: Reboot Your Device

  1. After the script finishes running, type reboot and press Enter.
  2. Your Enigma2 device will restart. After rebooting, your IPTV setup should be complete.

Adding EPG to Your IPTV Subscription

For a better viewing experience, you might want to add an Electronic Program Guide (EPG) to your IPTV channels.

Step 1: Download E-Channelizer

  1. Download E-Channelizer: Go to E-Channelizer’s download page and download the program.
  2. Install E-Channelizer: Install the program on your Windows computer.

Step 2: Assign EPG References

  1. Launch the program and connect it to your Enigma2 device.
  2. Drag and drop the equivalent Satellite channel over the top of the IPTV channel while holding the Ctrl key. This assigns the correct EPG reference.
  3. Write the changes back to your device. The GUI will restart, and your EPG should be set up.

 

 

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