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


39w ago - 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.




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#106 - PS3 News - 20w ago
Following up on his previous revisions, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer aldostools updated the PS3 backup game manager known as IrisMAN (Iris Manager) to version 2.60B-8 followed by v2.65-1 and v2.65-2 Mod with the changes outlined below.

Download: IRISMAN.pkg (Latest) / IRISMAN_src.rar

To quote: Features

  • All the original features of Iris Manager 2.60B (with added features Cobra).
  • Added a scan of the games on / GAMES / GAMEZ, / GAMES_DUP, / GAMES_BAD from the external drive.
  • Added a new GUI mode: 6 4 grid by PS3ITA Manager (for a total of 3 GUI mode).
  • Added payload to 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA Manager.
  • New buttons layout to resemble buttons multiMAN / XMB.
  • Holding down R2 or L2 while you start the program you will enter directly in File Manager mode without scanning to begin the games.
  • Added progress bar while the games are being scanned.
  • Disabling re-scan of the games when you exit the File Manager.
  • Added option to disable the loading of the payload for the Fan Control Utility.
  • Changed the colors, table set-point temperature, some labels, etc. ..
  • See thumbnail images on the File Manager (in jpeg and png).
  • Added support for ISO splittate (ISO.0, ISO.1 .. in uppercase) to the File Manager.
  • Custom FTP commands (SITE SHUTDOWN, REBOOT SITE).
  • Added auto-boot the ISO PSX on "USRDIR/ps1_iso /" (useful for creating pkgs of PS1).
  • Improved mounting for Last Game (hold L1 startup IRISMAN).
  • Fixed a bug that ISO repeated 4 times in a row.
  • File Manager more responsive.
  • The EBOOT.BIN file and the ISO will be listed with the color green.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the application to freeze when accessing the game options on the grid 4 6.
  • Adding the GUI mode 8 6 from PS3ITA Manager (for a total of 4 GUI mode).
  • Adding configuration for the memory card with L1 and R1 (on USRDIR/ps1_iso).
  • Adding a progress bar to fix the file permissions.

New button mapping

On Game List

  • X: Select a game or mounts.
  • Circle: Cancel or back on the XMB.
  • Triangle: Menu.
  • Start: Global Config.
  • Start + Select: File Manager.
  • Select + O: Prompt to restart the PS3.
  • R2 + Start: Change GUI mode.
  • L1 + R1: Scrolling Game List per page.
  • R3: Rescan Games

File Manager

  • X: View in Hex Editor or launch the file.
  • Circle or Triangle: File menu.
  • Square: Select files or folders.
  • Select + Square: Select or deselect all the files or folders.
  • Start + Select: Exit from the File Manager
  • Select + O: Exit and return to the XMB.
  • Select + X: View in Hex Editor (PKG. Self) or go to the root.
  • L1 + R1: Scroll up and down the page.
  • Left / Right: Panel Switch.
  • R2 + L2: Switch layout of the screen from portrait to landscape and vice versa.
  • R3 + L3: Quick access paths (root, self path, another path for the panel).

Changelog


Changelog 2.65-1:

  • Added most (if not all) the features of Iris Manager 2.65
  • Not annoying ads
  • Display of file sizes in File Manager
  • Added support for SITE MMQUIT in FTP to quit to XMB using PS3 FTP Client
  • Cobra plugins are not unloaded unless you hold X when the manager starts.

Changelog 2.65-2:

  • Fixed label for Build ISO menu. Menu now use for O=Cancel, X=Accept, /\=No
  • Added ability to abort in the "calc_entries" stage of the build ISO process

Major features:

  • Most (if not all) the features from Iris Manager 2.65 (including ISO features for Cobra CFW)
  • Added scanning of games on /GAMES, /GAMEZ, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD on external drive
  • Added new GUI mode: grid 6x4 and 8x6 from PS3ITA Manager (for a total of 4 GUI modes with/without covers)
  • Added payloads for 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA Manager and 4.53CEX from HABIB
  • New buttons layout to resemble multiMAN / XMB buttons layout
  • Hold L2 or R2 while the program is starting to enter directly into File Manager mode without scan games
  • Added progress bar while games are being scanned and when file permissions are applied
  • Prevents re-scan of games when exiting from File Manager
  • Added option to disable the loading of the Fan Control Utility payload
  • Added auto-preview and full screen preview of images (.jpg/.png)
  • Changed colors, default temperature table, some labels, etc.
  • Auto-boot PSX ISO placed in USRDIR/ps1_iso/ (useful to create PS1 pkgs). Hold L1/R1 for memory card configuration.

* New Button mapping:

In game list:

  • X: Select/Mount game
  • O: Cancel / Exit to XMB
  • Triangle: Menu
  • Start: Global config
  • Select + Start: File Manager
  • Select + O: Prompt for reboot the PS3
  • L2 + Start: Change GUI mode
  • L1 / R1: Scroll game list by page
  • R3: Re-scan the games

In File Manager:

  • X: View in Hex Editor / Launch file
  • O or Triangle: File Menu
  • Square: Select file/folder
  • Select + Square: Select/Unselect all files/folder
  • Select + Start: Exit File Manager
  • Select + O: Exit to XMB
  • Select + X: View in Hex Editor (PKG, .self) / on .. go to root
  • L1 / R1: Scroll up/down by page
  • Left / Right: Switch panel
  • L2 / R2: Switch vertical/horizontal screen layout
  • L3 / R3: Quick jump to paths (root, self path, other panel path)

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#105 - PS3 News - 22w ago
Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer aldostools updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.60B-1 followed by some unofficial updates with the changes outlined below.

Download: UP0001-IMANAGER4_00-VER260BMOD000001-A0100-V0100-PE.pkg / IrisManager_2.60B-1_(mod)_src.rar / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B4) / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B4) (Mirror) / IRISMAN_src.rar (v2.60-B4) / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B5) / IRISMAN_src.rar (v2.60-B5) / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B6) / IRISMAN_src.rar (v2.60-B6) / IRISMAN.pkg.239.v2.60B-7.pkg

To quote: well, as everyone is creating his own fork... I decided to make my own fork.

It is not intended to be a competition entry nor a replacement of any manager. I made this fork just for FUN (and for educational purposes)... Do not expect any new fancy feature... it is basically the same 2.60B (with all the Cobra stuff added by Estwald) with IMHO a better button layout and a couple of cosmetic changes. For respect to the original dev, I didn't use a different name and just added the term "(mod)".

Holding L2 or R2 when the program starts you can go directly to File Manager. Some of the changes are:

File Manager:

  • Select + Start access the File Manager (like multiMAN)
  • L1 / L2 in File Manager scroll by page
  • Left Dir / Right Dir changes to focus to left/right (top/down) panel (formerly L1/R1)
  • Select + O prompt if you want to exit to XMB from File Manager
  • O on the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB
  • Triangle is menu (like in XMB)

Game List:

  • Select + O on the Game List asks if you want to reboot the PS3
  • Triangle is menu (like in XMB)
  • O is cancel (like in XMB)
  • L2 + Start switches between coverflow/game list

I was going to keep it for personal use, but I think someone could find it useful and use the changes that I made to improve the Manager.

Update: Ok, I changed the ID to IRISMAN00.... For the moment I "changed" the name to "Iris MANager (mod)". Obviously the "MAN" in uppercase is a direct allusion to multiMAN (most of the changes were made to resemble it). If someone can suggest a better name... I can change it....

PS. the version with the new name has now 3 GUI modes: grid 6x4 from PS3ITA, the original grid 4x3 and the recent coverflow.
PS2. Although the file name still says "IMANAGER4", the content ID is "UP0001-IRISMAN00_00-VER260BMOD000003"

Changelog 2.60B-1:

Holding L2 or R2 when the program starts you can go directly to File Manager. Some of the changes are:

Buttons / Function

File Manager

  • Start + Select: Access the File Manager (like multiMAN)
  • L1 L2: In File Manager scroll by page
  • Left / Right: Changes to focus to left/right (top/down) panel (formerly L1/R1)
  • Select + O: Prompt if you want to exit to XMB from File Manager
  • O: On the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB
  • Triangle: On the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB is menu (like in XMB)

Game List

  • Select + O: On the Game List asks if you want to reboot the PS3
  • Triangle: Is menu (like in XMB)
  • O: Is cancel (like in XMB)
  • L2 + Start: Switches between coverflow/game list

Changelog 2.60B-2:

  • Added option to disable the integrated fan control utility (it does not try to load the payload)

Changelog 2.60B-3:

This is an unofficial version of Iris Manager 2.60B. This version includes all the nice Cobra features added by Estwald. The changes that I made are mainly related to the user interface (buttons layout are more XMB-like, quick access to File Manager, progress bar when game list is scanned, colors, 3 gui modes, etc.).

It also includes the Payloads for 4.41DEX/4.46DEX/4.50DEX and the grid 6x4 from Rancid-O's PS3ITA Manager. The most notable feature is that unlike the official version, it scans GAMES/GAMEZ/GAMES_DUP/GAMES_BAD on the external drives.

  • Now scans for PS3 games in the following folders: /GAMEZ, /GAMES, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD (external drive)
  • The Yes/No dialogs can be cancelled with CIRCLE
  • Added payloads for 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA (all the credits to Rancid-o / Zz_SACRO_zZ)
  • In File Manager, the O now acts like multiMAN's mmOS (show file menu) (exit to Game List with Select + Start -> same as multiMAN)
  • Now there is a progress bar when games are being scanned
  • Quicker access to the File Manager with L2 or R2 when the program starts (now it does not scan the game list)
  • Exit from File Manager does not scan the game list unless there was a copy/delete/move activity (use R3 if you need to refresh the list)
  • Now it also has mode 6x4 from PS3ITA for a total of 3 modes (coverflow, 6x4, 4x3). (I had many freeze issues with the mode 8x6, so I didn't add it)
  • Changed the Tilte ID to "IRISMAN00" to avoid conflict with Iris (official version).

Changelog 2.60B-4:

  • Auto preview images in FM (.png, .jpg)
  • Support to .ISO.0 (uppercase) in FM
  • Custom ftp commands (SITE SHUTDOWN, SITE REBOOT)

Changelog 2.60B-5:

  • Added auto-launch of PSX ISO if found in /USRDIR/ps1_iso/ (now you can create your own bootable PSX isos on non-cobra CFW or replace the self+eboot in PS1toPS3's USRDIR folder to run it on CFW 4.46-4.50).
  • Fixed bug: ISOs were listed 4 times
  • Improved mount last game (holding L1 when the program starts)
  • Improved PSX ISO split list: now can be cancelled, use UP/DOWN to select
  • File Manager is more responsive, EBOOT and ISOs are listed in green
  • Fixed freeze accessing Game Option from grid 4x6.

Changelog 2.60B-6:

  • Added GUI mode 8x6 from PS3ITA (now there are 4 GUI modes)
  • Added memory card configuration launching IRISMAN and holding L1/R1 when a PSX ISO exists in USRDIR/ps1_iso/
  • More bug fixes.

Changelog 2.60B-7:

  • Fixed a bug that caused an exit to XMB while changing the settings in the GUI modes 6x4 and 8x6.
  • Added a progress bar to Fix File Permissions.

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#104 - yayes - 23w ago
waiting for rebug with dongle features

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#103 - PS3 News - 23w ago
Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.60 followed by a v2.60B bug fix with the changes outlined below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.60 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / Iris Manager v2.60B for v4.XX PS3 CFW

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.60:

  • Support functions + Cobra CFW 4.46 Rogero for ISOS
  • Improved the preview icon in Archive Manager (pre-displayed icon in / dev_hdd0/games without going into the folder)
  • Added Quick press START + L2 to enter the Archive Manager, you will now have a more frequent use. If parental control is enabled, only allows non-hazardous use Archive Manager (ISOS mount Cobra mode and so on)

What's New in version 2.60b:

  • Fixed issue where not submitted all ISOS, not show the internal icon that hung to list many games from NTFS (stupid fclose () forgotten, argh! )

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#102 - youngdosha31 - 24w ago
Gonna give this one a try. Something different from multiman to try.













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