Does the 3ds check for updates via ip or a url?

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  1. AlexanderLS
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    AlexanderLS GBAtemp Regular

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    Greetings,

    Does the 3ds check for updates using IP or a url?

    My new 3ds will likely come with firmware version 11.0.0-33.
    I'm hoping I can use a bogus dns and a hosts file on my win10 computer's mobile hotspot to only allow yls8.mtheall.com to be accessible. This solution will hopefully allow me to use the browserhax exploit without being forced to update by the browser. The solution will not work if the 3ds uses one of nintendo's ip addresses directly, skipping the dns altogether.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Joom

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    You can use the Tubehax DNS. Just make sure you set it before ever connecting to a network. No need for host redirection. Though if you're buying a used system you might be SOL. Also, AFAIK, only the Galaxy edition comes with 11.0, but I could be wrong.
     
  3. OrGoN3

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    To answer your question though using your terminology, URL. You can easily search and find them here, reddit, and other places that Google bots index.
     
  4. AlexanderLS
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    I ordered a Super Mario 3d Land Edition, I found that it was released some time late August, prior to 11.1 firmware.
    Can anybody confirm what firmware the Super Mario 3d Land Edition ships with?
    Thanks, I did search, I didn't find, Usually the case when a person asks on a forum.
     
  5. Hikari06

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    Yeah it uses domain names, not ips.
    By the way, be careful not to confuse domain names and url.
    The first one is simply a way to put a name on an ip address whereas the latter is an address telling you where to locate a ressource. Although urls often contain domain names, you can also find some with raw ip addresses.
     
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    Yea when I was typing it, I kept thinking I was using the terms wrong.
    These things are easy to forget.
     
  7. Joom

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    I believe it comes with 10.7.
     
  8. KunoichiZ

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    Can confirm, it did come with 10.7. I bought one last month.
     
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    No worries :) Have fun with yout new3ds btw !
     
  10. AlexanderLS
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    OMG, I'm so happy. That means it is downgrade able.
    This will be so much nicer than what I planned.

    Thanks all.
     
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    https ssl encripted url to cdn, if i'm not mistaken
     
  12. DavidRO99

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    your back-door
    It is possible dark_samus on #Cakey did it
     
  13. Joom

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    Plailect's guide covers running your own update server, but it can only be used for updating to a specific firmware. It's not helpful for anyone above 9.2.
     
  14. OrGoN3

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    No reason to be snippy. A quick google search https://encrypted.google.com/search...69i57j69i64.4735j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 , third link down, third post in links to http://3dbrew.org/wiki/3Ds_server_list
     
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    your back-door
    link plox?
     
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    I've heard they all have 10.7, and I have one as well
     
  17. LongTimeLurker

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    I use "hostname". I'm not sure what's most correct in this situation (hostname seems easier to type and say anyways).
     
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    What do you think of this one,
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/simple-guide-to-downgrading-your-3ds.407888/
    I was thinking I would downgrade to 9.2 get a backup.
    Then follow, https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki/Part-3-(A9LH)
    I've already basically done it all by downloading/moving the files in advance.
     
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