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Url: user: dixongreinerrealty

Hi, I'm trying to use RETS Connector to test credentials before making my own tool and they're not working. Is this the correct url?

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asked 2018-08-06 11:14:03 -0500
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That's the legacy URL, it still works, but you should use:
I would also suggest you use either RETS/1.7.2 or RETS/1.8.
I was able to successfully login using your account.

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answered 2018-08-06 11:24:56 -0500
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K I must be missing something, cause I'm still not able to. I haven't connected to this service before so I don't know what fields in RETS Connector are important. Do the following fields matter at all, cause I don't know how to fill them if they do: RETS Server Name (I used Black Knight f/k/a LPS), User Agent (defaults to RETS-Connector/1.2), UA Password (defaults to 123456), RETS Version (1.7.2)

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-06 11:48:07 -0500) edit

You just need to enter the: URL, login name, password, set RETS Version to 1.7.2.
Hit test connection and it should work unless you have firewall or other security blocking it.
Setting up RETS Connector worked fine for me with your information.

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-06 12:06:44 -0500) edit

You can also put the URL in a browser and enter your credentials when prompted to verify you are using the correct password. If that doesn't work you probably have and incorrect password. Or the case of the password is incorrect.

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-06 12:09:03 -0500) edit

Basic auth fails in the browser for dixongreinerrealty with the pass I was given. They even sent me a new password on friday, so I don't know how it could be wrong. Can you send me the pass you used cause clearly they're sending me the wrong one. I don't know how you'd do that securely. I don't have a firewall setup on my side, is it possible my IP is blacklisted?

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-06 12:17:47 -0500) edit

Do you only have one external IP address? If so what is it and I can check?
You can also try logging in through a browser on a cell phone or tablet that isn't connected to the same network.
That would be faster and give a better idea if it is blocked or not.
If it works on a device with a different external IP address then it may be blocked.

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-06 13:40:22 -0500) edit

Were you able to get this working?

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-13 10:49:21 -0500) edit

I tried it on a different IP and still no go. I contacted the client I'm implementing RETS for and used the user/pass that they had and it worked. So there's something wrong with the user/pass I was provided by Central WI MLS. Is is ok if I just use the client's user/pass that works or are there legal issues with that?

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-14 13:37:37 -0500) edit

Did you make sure to remove any leading or trailing spaces from your username and password?

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-14 14:35:22 -0500) edit

Yeah, and I tried various uppercase/lowercase letter combos in case they had been autocapitalized. You were able to login as user: dixongreinerrealty ? Is there some way you can email me or Central WI MLS the pass you used? Or a way for me to reset the password using my email address? They're clearly struggling to get me the correct login info.

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-14 14:44:57 -0500) edit

Yes that's the user name. And they are both lower case.

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-14 14:52:24 -0500) edit

Just tried both the original password I was given and the newer one they said they reset (which contained uppercase letters) as all lowercase, first letter lowercase, and as given. No success. Isn't my account tied to Can you just send me the password or a reset password link to that email?

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-14 15:03:22 -0500) edit

I'm working with support now to see if we can get the correct credentials sent to you.

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-14 15:05:44 -0500) edit

Actually I see when I signed the agreement it was with not my gmail, which is fine. Can you send the reset password there if it's tied to that email?

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-14 15:05:52 -0500) edit

That's the email that we show for your account. So they would send it there.

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-14 15:08:10 -0500) edit

Excellent, thanks! I'll be in touch when I get it.

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-14 15:12:42 -0500) edit

Ok, I was just sent credentials that worked! My contact was just not getting me the right info.

torrey.scott's avatar torrey.scott (2018-08-14 16:25:59 -0500) edit

Glad to hear you were able to get the right credentials and login. Now on to bigger and better things.

bwolven's avatar bwolven (2018-08-14 16:27:25 -0500) edit
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