MISC. COMMANDS updated 4-23-00
this page 1999-2000, ulTRAX@webtv.net


NOTE: This section contains codes from various WTV services. Being few in number, they do not warrent individual pages.

WTV-1800
Thanks to Saladman for his contributions to this section. The wtv-1800 service is used during initial registration. After that, the wtv-1800 IP does not appear on the Client ShowServiecs IP list. However, if that main list is deleted, the 1800 IPs will show up on a shorter list. It is presumed that this shorter list is a backup should there be a need to dial the 800#. NOTE: ANI = automatic number identification. It's a phone system utility that grabs your phone number.


wtv-1800:/get-ani?t-baggage-parms=ethernet-ani=XX X-XX-XXXXX,subscriber-id-XXXXXXXXXX
wtv-1800:/get-ani?t-baggage-parms=none&Continue=C ontinue wtv-1800:/preregister
wtv-1800:/have-ani?t-baggage-parms=ani=XXX-XX-XXX XX,subscriber-id-XXXXXXXXXX
wtv-1800:/images/Shadow.gif
wtv-1800:/images/Sony/CenterButton.gif
wtv-1800:/preregister
wtv-1800:/preregister?ethernet-ani=XXX-XX-XXXXX&F orceRegistration=1
wtv-1800:/preregister?manual-ani=xyzzyðernet-a ni=XXX-XX-XXXXX
wtv-1800:/preregister?category_redirect=1
wtv-1800/post:phone-log?t-baggage-parms=ani=XXX-X X-XXXXX,subscriber-id=XXXXXXX
wtv-1800/ROMCache/Spacer.gif
wtv-1800/ROMCache/WebTVLogoJewel.gif


WTV-CENTER updated 6-17-99
Thanks to DoubleA00 for help!


wtv-center:/center?info=WebTVToday (Webtv today main page)
wtv-center:/time-savers?
wtv-center:/center?info=News
wtv-center:/center?info=shopping/Books (buy books)
wtv-center:/center?info=Money (check investments/money)
wtv-center:/Browse?topic=News (search news)


WTV-CHAT updated 3-31-99
Thanks to psychosoul for help!


wtv-chat:/chat
wtv -chat:/RomCache/BalloonTalkCity.gif

wtv-chat:/RomCache< br> wtv-ch at:/RomCache/TalkCityLogo.gif
w tv-chat:/RomCache/TalkCityLogoSmall.gif
wtv-chat:/type

wtv-chat:/talk-city
wtv-chat:/webtv /HowTo.html
wtv-chat:/webt v/rooms.htmpl
wtv-chat:/webtv /rules.html


WTV-COOKIES
Cookies are small codes planted by a site you visit onto a PC's HD. In our case this is the WTV server. They were originally designed only to be read by the domain which planted them. That can be used for most any purpose are are routinely abused by sites for pointless tracking or to invade our privacy. WTV has refused to offer us a Cookie Editor.


wtv-cookie:/AddCookie=TripodAcce ss%3D&expires=Tru%2C=27-May-99+2%3A56%3A30+GMT&pa th=&%2F&domain=.tripod.com
wtv-cookie:/get
wtv-cookie:/GetDomai n
wtv-cookie:/GetDomain=service.bfast.co m&path=%2Fid=UID=1234567;DRJ=1|1234567890|520589| 529590|0|16488 (actual Cookie code, may be incomplete)
wtv-cookie:/list (main cookie list)


WTV-EPGUIDE: Electronic Program Guide (Plus Only)
Note: epguide seems to be a service related to the download of Plus TV listings.


wtv-epguide:/sync?diskmap=EPG&group=EPG&group=EPG -UPDATE&details=yes&wtv-use-this-headend-please=3 800group-contents:epg-UPDATEgroup-contents:epgDel eteGROUP IRlist.... (This is a partial code probably related to the deletion of tracking logs stored on our HD. Note: the number can change.)


WTV-FORUM


wtv-forum:news?group=NGname
wtvforum:/images/BannerDiscuss.gif


WTV-INTRO


wtv-intro:/MainIntro?intro-original-destination
WTV-ONAIR


wtv-onair:/shared/ads/infoseek/ConsumerInfo/1999/ 02.18/ei0218_free_394x71.gif
wtv-onair:/showpage?show=NYPDBlue


WTV-LOG
These logs seem to be involved in tracking just about all our on-line behavior from surfing to what we print. WNI has ever fully explained why these logs exist and the assurances in WNI'sPrivacy Policy is sound pretty hollow as we discover more of these logs. Pretty outragous.
The wtv-log service are not URLs in the traditional sense of a file we can access. They seem only to be instructions to the server to record our activities. All I get is "Technical Error" when I attempt to access them.


wtv-log:/log?type=chat&action=JOIN&host=morechat. talkcity.com&port=7000&channel=%23RoomName&userCo unt=2
wtv-log:/log?type=jellyscript&action=error&lastUR L=
wtv-log:/log?type=security&action=restart&lastURL =
wtv-log:/log?type=security&action=SSL&host=https: //commerce.cdsfufillment.cpm/FTON/graphics/cover_ july.jpg&referer-url=https://commerce.cdsfufillme nt.com/FTON/subscriptions.cgi&request-type=unknow n&data-type=jpeg&data-len=2984 (note SSL servers use "https" not "http")
wtv-log:/NoticesLog (purpose unknown)
wtv-log:/phone-log
wtv-log:/log?type=print&action=printok&pagecnt=1& printytype=0&result=0&model=1%C5&setup=1%2C1%2C1% 2C0&url=Cache:ShowServices (this is a WNI tracking log for what we print!!! In this case I was printing the Client:ShowServiecs IP list.)


WTV-NOTICES

wtv-notices:/notices
wtv-notices:/notices?text=%22pl


   
Group: alt.discuss.clubs.public.webtv.technical.ultrax Date: Tue, Oct 24, 2000, 4:54pm (EDT-3) 
From: jasmat14@webtv.net (Jasmat) 
WTV-NOTICES:/ wtv-notify:

I was testing wtv-notices:/ urls using wtv-notify: commands that Eric Macdonald just found on the viewer...he found wtv-notify:disconnect, wtv-notify:reconnect, wtv-notify:logout and wtv-notify:notices. It made sense that wtv-notices:/ would work with those commands if any service. Mail notification was the first thing that came to (eric's) mind so I tried a few urls out. Eric mailed me right after I used each one. Each test performed at least twice. Results: 

wtv-notices:/notices: 
Seemed to load page, then quit. Loading bar disappears and nothing happens. 

wtv-notices:/disconnect: 
No information popup, Chirped as I hit mail, new mail there, nothing noticeable 

wtv-notices:/reconnect: 
Yellow light flickered & hd rumbled as if loading something, and mail light flickered and the chirp sounded as the "no information" alert popped up. 

wtv-notices:/logout: 
Waited for new mail 10-15 minutes, got tired, went to homepage, noticed no wtv-center swf...maybe a coincidence, logged off. Logged back on, chirp and red flicker at splash screen, new mail waiting. 

wtv-notices:/logout, followed by 
wtv-notices:/reconnect: same results as previous test, but I didn't log off. After I used wtv-notices:/reconnect, the red light flickered and I heard a chirp, but I went to my mail list and there was no new mail. A minute later I reloaded and there it was. Coincidence? 
"logout" had the effects we thought "disconnect" would have...any other urls give a blank popup. The sources for the wtv-notices:/ pages all have content-type: text/x-notices and go by too quickly to be copied. I never have seen any wtv-notices discussion or urls except for "Notices" DISHPlayer previewers were testing last year. But this is different. Any other results? Any oher know wtv-notify: or wtv-notices:/ urls/commands? 

WTV-PARTNER

The wtv-partner service is dedicated for use with WNI's corporate partners.


wtv-partner:/info-page
wtv-partner:/custom?info=stocks (stocks page)


WTV-REGISTER
This service is used during initial registration and its IPs are not found on the normal Client:ShowService IP ist.

INITIAL REGISTRATION CODE STRING: courtesy of Saladman
wtv-register:/ValidateAgreement?correcting=&controller=keyboard&any-promotions=&program-enrollment-code=&payment-method=credit-card&subscriber-name-first=xxxx&subscriber-name-last=xxxx&subscriber-billing-address=xxxx+xxxx+xxxx&subscriber-billing-city=xxx+xxx&subscriber-billing-state=xx&subscriber_billing_zip=xxxxx&subscriber_phone_day=xxxxxxxxxxx&subscriber_card_number=&subscriber_card_expires=xx%2Fxx&subscriber-card-type=xxxxx&routing-number=&checking-account-number=&user-name=xxxx&subscriber-password=&subscriber-password2=&new-subscriber-id=xxxxxxx&ccauth-trans-id=xxxxxxx&send-on-my-address=&smart-card-sign-up=&payment-alterations=&next-destination=&new-subscriber-id=xxxxxxx&Agree=Agree

MISC WTV REGISTER URLs courtesy of MoneyManC4
wtv-register:/
wtv-register:/ValidateIntro
wtv-register:/ValidateNavigate
wtv-register:/ValidateWhatIsSignup
wtv-register:/ValidateFirstName
wtv-register:/ValidateLastName
wtv-register:/ValidatePhone
wtv-register:/ValidateAddress
wtv-register:/ValidateUserName
wtv-register:/ValidateCardType
wtv-register:/ValidatePaymentMethod
wtv-register:/ValidateCheckConformation
wtv-register:/ServeAgreement
wtv-register:/ValidateSplash
wtv-register:/ValidatePromotion
wtv-register:/ValidateTransferAccount
wtv-register:/ValidateTransferPassword


WTV-SMARTCARD


wtv-smartcard:/make (a PW protected page. You can also use WTV-TRICKS:/SMARTCARD)


WTV-SPOT
wtv-spot is involved in spot ads.

wtv-spot:/spot
wtv-spot:/spot?needed=1%2C&targetURL=http://whate ver wtv-spot:/spot?needed=0%2C1&request-videoad-playi d=1


WTV-STAR
Star seems to be involved in providing notifications that the WTV service is down. These URLs seem to be active. It has been reported that anything will work after wtv-star:/ to bring up the service unavailable notice.


wtv-star:/Artemis (WTV Service is unavailable)
wtv-star:/Start (WTV Service is unavailable)
wtv- star:/RomCache/WebTVLogoJewel.gif
wtv-star:/Ro mCache/spacer.gif
wtv-star:webtv (WTV Service is unavailable)