Automatic Bank Import

Chris Spencer gmane.20.evilspam at
Tue Jun 13 00:58:36 EDT 2006

David Reiser wrote:
> PNC supports Quicken, but only as a separate entity from their web  
> banking interface. The only 'export' function in the web banking  
> interface I've found is csv.
> Furthermore, their Quicken support is handled through a third party  
> that makes non-proprietary connections difficult. I have successfully  
> used Aqbanking's ofxDirectConnect capability inside gnucash 1.9.x to  
> connect to several credit card and investment accounts. But it gave  
> me an error trying to connect to my PNC checking account. I got a  
> free copy of Quicken with TurboTax this year, so I know I can connect  
> through Quicken, but the provider seems not to use a standard SSL  
> negotiation, as Aqbanking complains about an error in exchanging SSL  
> certificate information.
> For the moment, I'm not counting on getting PNC to connect with  
> gnucash, nor provide an ofx/qfx download. For my business account,  
> they also want $2/month for Quicken access (something like $15/month  
> for Quickbooks). Time to cancel my free trial, and not move my  
> personal accounts from a credit union too small to pay the Intuit  
> extortion for an ofx server app. Darn.

Interesting. Can you recommend a good bank that supports OFX? I've not 
been too happy with PNC in general, so I'd be willing to switch to 
another bank if it means accessing my account from Gnucash.


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