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Fetch failing on MacOS High Sierra (33 posts)

  • Started 1 year ago by bouche
  • Latest reply 10 months ago from Jim Matthews
  • Danielle Member

    Got it - back up and running. Thanks Jim!!

    Posted 10 months ago #

  • Jesse Taylor Member

    I just installed the new Fetch version, 5.7.7. Whenever I connect to any of my websites via the shortcut menu, I get the following message: The shortcut cannot be used because an error has occurred. (Mac OS error -25293). As I said, this is happening on all of my websites. I was able to connect on these websites on my old version of Fetch. What could be happening, and how can I fix it?

    Posted 10 months ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    It looks like there's an error with the Keychain, the part of Mac OS X that stores passwords. Deleting the password in question might help fix this problem. Here's what you would do:

    1) Choose Utilites from the Go menu in the Finder
    2) Open the Keychain Access application
    3) Type the hostname or username for your FTP account in the search field, to narrow down the list
    4) Double-click the entry for your FTP account
    5) Click the Show password checkbox; you will be prompted for your Mac's system password
    6) Make a note of the password
    7) Go back to the list of Keychain Access passwords, and choose Delete from the Edit menu (or hit the delete key on your keyboard) to delete that entry; you'll be asked to confirm your decision
    8) Try opening Fetch and connecting again; you may be prompted for the password

    Please let me know if that does not fix the problem.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 10 months ago #


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