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Fetch with keychain and Fetch Alias (3 posts)

  • Started 11 years ago by Eric
  • Latest reply 11 years ago from Eric
  • Eric Member


    I've successfully integrated my mac's keychain with Fetch when I run a command such as:

    set tWindow to make new transfer window at beginning with properties {hostname:the_host, username:loginName, initial folder:"/public_html/"}

    so that I don't have to have my password in plaintext. However, when I try it using:

    fetch alias "Users:me:Downloads:" host the_host user loginName path my_path

    it will only work if I include my password in plaintext. Is there anyway around this or does the keychain only work in conjunction with the set tWindow command?

    Thanks so much,


    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    I would try using a URL instead of separate host/user/path parameters, e.g.:

    set myurl to "ftp://" & loginName & ":@" & the_host & "/" & my_path
    fetch alias "Users:me:Downloads:" url myurl

    Does that work?


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Eric Member

    Thanks so much for your continued support!


    Posted 11 years ago #


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