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In an effort to move toward the more secure use of RETS for MLS data access by third party vendors, Black Knight MLS Solutions plans to retire the Milky Way Export Tool on July 30, 2015.

FAQ for Customers and Third Party Vendors

What info do you need if I or a Vendor has an issue?

  • Account Information for the Vendor
  • Explanation of the problem, with details, and example times.
  • Fiddler Log (if possible)
    • Allows Vendor Support to see exactly what is being requested, with all the appropriate variables, URLs, and data.
    • Fiddler is a browser add on most vendors/developers should be aware of.
    • http://www.telerik.com/fiddler
  • RETS Logs

Why are you doing this?

  • Sensitive data is being passed on insecure connection
  • Promote use of standard methods for Data Exchange
  • Improved Tracking and auditing of data downloads
  • Focus or future efforts on building technologies that have improved adoption and tools.

Options to Replace the Milky Way Export Tool

  • RETS
  • 3rd Party Reverse link

RETS

Do you have a RESTfull API?

  • No. At this time we do not have a REST API. RETS is the only option.

How much time do I have?

The absolute retirement date for the product will be April 30, 2015

I need more time, what can I do?

If need, a parallel RETS feed can be configured.

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No.2 Revision

In an effort to move toward the more secure use of RETS for MLS data access by third party vendors, Black Knight MLS Solutions plans to retire the Milky Way Export Tool on July 30, 2015.

FAQ for Customers and Third Party Vendors

What info do you need if I or a Vendor has an issue?

  • Account Information for the Vendor
  • Explanation of the problem, with details, and example times.
  • Fiddler Log (if possible)
    • Allows Vendor Support to see exactly what is being requested, with all the appropriate variables, URLs, and data.
    • Fiddler is a browser add on most vendors/developers should be aware of.
    • http://www.telerik.com/fiddler
  • RETS Logs

Why are you doing this?

  • Sensitive data is being passed on insecure connection
  • Promote use of standard methods for Data Exchange
  • Improved Tracking and auditing of data downloads
  • Focus or future efforts on building technologies that have improved adoption and tools.

Options to Replace the Milky Way Export Tool

  • RETS
  • 3rd Party Reverse link

RETS

Do you have a RESTfull API?

  • No. At this time we do not have a REST API. RETS is the only option.

How much time do I have?

The absolute retirement date for the product will be April July 30, 2015

I need more time, what can I do?

If need, a parallel RETS feed can be configured.

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No.3 Revision

In an effort to move toward the more secure use of RETS for MLS data access by third party vendors, Black Knight MLS Solutions plans to retire the Milky Way Export Tool on July 30, 2015.

FAQ for Customers and Third Party Vendors

What info do you need if I or a Vendor has an issue?

  • Account Information for the Vendor
  • Explanation of the problem, with details, and example times.
  • Fiddler Log (if possible)
    • Allows Vendor Support to see exactly what is being requested, with all the appropriate variables, URLs, and data.
    • Fiddler is a browser add on most vendors/developers should be aware of.
    • http://www.telerik.com/fiddler
  • RETS Logs

Why are you doing this?

  • Sensitive data is being passed on insecure connection
  • Promote use of standard methods for Data Exchange
  • Improved Tracking and auditing of data downloads
  • Focus or future efforts on building technologies that have improved adoption and tools.

Options to Replace the Milky Way Export Tool

  • RETS
  • 3rd Party Reverse link

RETS

Do you have a RESTfull API?

  • No. At this time we do not have a REST API. RETS is the only option.

How much time do I have?

The absolute retirement date for the product will be July 30, 2015

I need more time, what can I do?

If need, needed, a parallel RETS feed can be configured.

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No.4 Revision

In an effort to move toward the more secure use of RETS for MLS data access by third party vendors, Black Knight MLS Solutions plans to retire the Milky Way Export Tool on July 30, 2015.

FAQ for Customers and Third Party Vendors

What info do you need if I or a Vendor has an issue?

  • Account Information for the Vendor
  • Explanation of the problem, with details, and example times.
  • Fiddler Log (if possible)
    • Allows Vendor Support to see exactly what is being requested, with all the appropriate variables, URLs, and data.
    • Fiddler is a browser add on most vendors/developers should be aware of.
    • http://www.telerik.com/fiddler
  • RETS Logs

Why are you doing this?

  • Sensitive data is being passed on insecure connection
  • Promote use of standard methods for Data Exchange
  • Improved Tracking and auditing of data downloads
  • Focus or future efforts on building technologies that have improved adoption and tools.

Options to Replace the Milky Way Export Tool

  • RETS
  • 3rd Party Reverse link

RETS

Do you have a RESTfull RESTful API?

  • No. At this time we do not have a REST API. RETS is the only option.

How much time do I have?

The absolute retirement date for the product will be July 30, 2015

I need more time, what can I do?

If needed, a parallel RETS feed can be configured.

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No.5 Revision

In an effort to move toward the more secure use of RETS for MLS data access by third party vendors, Black Knight MLS Solutions plans to retire the Milky Way Export Tool on July 30, 2015.

FAQ for Customers and Third Party Vendors

What info do you need if I or a Vendor has an issue?

  • Account Information for the Vendor
  • Explanation of the problem, with details, and example times.
  • Fiddler Log (if possible)
    • Allows Vendor Support to see exactly what is being requested, with all the appropriate variables, URLs, and data.
    • Fiddler is a browser add on most vendors/developers should be aware of.
    • http://www.telerik.com/fiddler
  • RETS Logs

Why are you doing this?

  • Sensitive data is being passed on an insecure connection
  • Promote use of industry standard methods for Data Exchange
  • Improved Tracking and auditing of data downloads
  • Focus or our future efforts on building technologies that have improved adoption and tools.

Options to Replace the Milky Way Export Tool

  • RETS
  • 3rd Party Reverse link

RETS

Do you have a RESTful API?

  • No. At this time we do not have a REST API. RETS is the only option.

How much time do I have?

The absolute retirement date for the product will be July 30, 2015

I need more time, what can I do?

If needed, a parallel RETS feed can be configured.