The DirecTV receivers will be automatically discovered if you enable the discovery component.

The directv media player platform can also be forced to load by adding the following lines to your configuration.yaml:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: directv

Configuration variables:

  • host (Optional): Use only if you don’t want to scan for devices.
  • port (Optional): The port your receiver is using. Defaults to 8080.
  • name (Optional): Use to give a specific name to the device.