Wrong password and you're out!

David T. sunfish62 at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 23 23:36:39 EDT 2016

Presumably, at least, you meant “https”? Sending user/password on plain html would be a bad idea, I think.


> On Oct 24, 2016, at 7:17 AM, Plutocrat <plutocrat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Steve wrote on Saturday, 22 October, 2016 08:46 PM:
>> Anyone experience similar trauma or have a brilliant suggestion? 
> It depends how your bank does the password authorization, but if it uses basic HTTP auth, then you might be able to use the URL format:
>  http://username:password@bank.com/
> If you try it once, and it works, then you probably won't have to type the password again, as Gnucash will remember the URL. 
> The downside is that now your username and password is stored in a plain text file on your computer. You'll have to balance convenience with security. 
> P.
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