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July 23, 2013 // 4:24 pm - Following up on Iris Manager 2.65 and PS3ITA Manager v1.30, today PlayStation 3 developer Evilnat has updated the PS3 open-source homebrew application to Iris Manager 2.7 (Unofficial) to support the recently released CFW 4.41 DEX compatible Custom Firmware releases.

Download: EVIPS3-IMANAGER4_00-00PKG0BY0EVILNAT2.pkg / Iris Manager 2.7 by Evilnat (Unofficial) (Mirror) / EVIPS3-IMANAGER4_00-00PKG0BY0EVILNAT2.pkg.938.v2.70.pkg (Mirror #2) / irismanager-4-x-master_LAST.rar (Source Code) / irismanager-4-x-master_LAST.rar (Mirror)

This latest update is intended for PS3 CFW 4.41 DEX Custom Firmware, such as those from Gunner54 and Rancid-o.

To quote, roughly translated:

v2.7 Changes:

  • adding the payload for Custom Firmware 4.41 DEX (Evilnat);
  • adding the payload control fan for Custom Firmware 4.41 DEX

In related PS3 DEX news Hells Guardian shared a method for DEX consoles to Access Services such as Netflix, Hulu and many others without the need to block anything. It is said that this method should only be used for banned bonsoles, as they kick you off their network.. now you have kicked them off your PS3.

Access Services Hulu/Netflix etc without blocking anything!

Read the title folks this is quite handy for the netflix/hulu users out there who have been banned from the PSN. This will cause anything related to the PSN from logging in to creating an account to browsing the store and even the whats new section to simply return a DNS error 80710104. This also Bypasses all game update checks too!!!!

First you must be running a DEX firmware (rebug is my personal choice.) Steps to enable the bypass (this may work on some older CEX firmwares with QA flag but not on 4.30 but should work on all dex firmwares.)

1. go to debug settings and find the setting NP Environment
2. change the NP Environment setting to a blank entry delete whatever is there.
3. reboot your console and enjoy

Thanks for reading and enjoy.

Finally, from atreyu187: Ok this is weird, after doing this and reverting back to CEX since i have dual boot anyhow. Hulu and Crackle still work without PSN. Netflix ask for access to PSN still. And Amazon hasn't needed PSN since the CEX bypass was needed since it was just adjusting a ini file.

Ok I found out why it works. After the activation it allows you to stay signed in, reverting back to my old xregistry files Hulu asked for PSN access. Seems once you get banned like all legit purchases it becomes disabled.

Update: An UPDATED quote from Hells Guardian (updated on July 31st): Access Services Hulu/Netflix etc without blocking anything!

Read the title folks this is quite handy for the netflix/hulu users out there who have been banned from the PSN. This will cause anything related to the PSN from logging in to creating an account to browsing the store and even the whats new section to simply return a DNS error 80710104. This also Bypasses all game update checks too!!!!

1. Must Start on DEX Convert it using the guides for rebug CFW..
2. In rebug toolbox under selector section set the following
Mode: rebug
XMB operation mode: Debug
Debug Menu: DEX
3. Go to debug Settings
4. Find the setting Update Server URL and change to anything (I used www.fckyousony.net)
5. Find the NP environment setting under Debug Settings
6. Change NP environment to a blank/invalid entry
7. Restart
8. Try to sign in to make sure you are blocking PSN access

The Following is optional:

9. Using the rebug toolbox revert back to CEX
10. Follow the on screen instructions to reboot (if it dosent just do so)
11. Try signing in. you should be greated with the same DNS error as when on DEX with an invalid NP.
12. Enjoy your CEX machine with a PSN bypass.


Iris Manager 2.7 by Evilnat (Unofficial) for PS3 CFW 4.41 DEX Arrives

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#330 - PS4 News - January 29, 2015 // 1:30 am
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Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer Aldo Vargas (aka Aldostools) made available IrisMAN PS3 Backup Game Manager v3.40 followed by v3.41, v3.42, v3.43 and PS3 Tools Collection 2.7.35 with the changes outlined below.

Download: IRISMAN.v3.40.pkg / IRISMAN.v3.41.pkg / IRISMAN_Lite.v3.42.pkg / IRISMAN_Lite.v3.43.pkg / IRISMAN_3.44_BETA_TEST_ON_CFW470.pkg (8001003D error) / PS3 Tools Collection v2.7.35

Changelog 3.40 (Jan 28/2015)

  • Fixed issue scanning /PSXGAMES
  • Fixed pad response when the game list is empty.
  • Added support to load .sprx on slot 6 from File Manager

Changelog 3.41 (Jan 31/2015)

  • File Manager: Press triangle over a PKG on NTFs and mount it as /dev_bdvd.
  • Use Install Package Files from XMB to install the game without have to copy the pkg to HDD, saving time and space on hdd (no needing the double of free space to install games)
  • Any NTFS file can be mounted as /dev_bdvd (e.g. large pkg files, movies, iso, etc.)
  • Added quick fix mode (checking only the SFO to know if the game needs to be fixed)
  • Hold SELECT when selecting Test and Fix Games for full test/fix

Thanks to: Estwald, Joonie, Habib, deank, u$er, _NzV_, Cobra Team.

Changelog 3.42 (Feb 4/2015)

  • File Manager: Added support to create Fake ISOs of NTFS files on "My Games" (XMB).
  • The feature requires webMAN MOD 1.41.17
  • .ntfs[BDFILE] is created on /dev_hdd0/tmp/wmtmp for each selected file (use Square to select the files)
  • To access the option: Make Fake ISO, select one or multiple PKG, video or non-ISO file on a NTFS drive in File Manager, press triangle and go to the last option (Mount + Exit to XMB), press LEFT/RIGHT until it. shows "Make Fake ISO" and exit to XMB and the files should be listed under "Blu-ray and DVD".

This picture (below) shows some MP4 stored on NTFS and converted to Fake ISO to display them on XMB.

The file will be mounted as /dev_bdvd and played from Data Disk icon on video column. Packages files will be installed from "Standard Package Location".

Credits to Estwald for the fake ISO on Iris, ntfs library and raw_iso.sprx. Thanks also to deank and Cobra Team. Thanks to Joonie for his feedback and tests!

Changelog 3.43 (Feb 6/2015)

  • Fixed regression mounting of ISO.
  • Added support to make BDISO for non PS3 game folders.

PS3 Tools Collection 2.7.35 Changelog:

  • PS3 Covers Uploader 1.03: Added support for PS2/PSX retro covers (220x300 and 200x200 respectively). Title ids are auto-formatted for retro covers.
  • PKG ContentID: Added support to Make PKG on multiple selected folders.
  • PS3 Games Database 1.7.1: Added support to read the "db" from PSNDL
  • IRISMAN 3.40-3.41: Support added.
  • webMAN-MOD 1.41.16: Support added.
  • XMB Manager+ 0.23.001 (mod) for COBRA 7.0: webMAN.xml, web links, package manager and game manager.
  • lastGAME Customizer 1.5.1: Added lastGAME 12.0.

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#329 - jthebigman1 - January 22, 2015 // 7:16 pm
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Thanks. This website is so cool!

#328 - maxintr75 - January 22, 2015 // 2:15 pm
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thanks very much

#327 - themchim - January 18, 2015 // 6:37 am
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nice..

thanks!

#326 - jenedi - January 15, 2015 // 12:54 pm
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gracias

#325 - DaChilli - January 15, 2015 // 7:02 am
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thx, i hope that works ^^

#324 - thachad098 - January 15, 2015 // 6:11 am
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thank you!

#323 - juice3041 - January 8, 2015 // 2:33 pm
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#322 - resseth76 - January 7, 2015 // 1:09 pm
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#321 - yomismo 01 - January 6, 2015 // 2:15 pm
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this works for me

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