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Re: missing lotw download

Post by ac5ez » 04 Apr 2017, 15:54

Terry,

I found the problem!

The problem was with my password. In an effort to use a password that is very strong I sometimes insert a special character, i.e., "!@#$%", into the password. LoTW allows the use of special characters in passwords so I though nothing of it so I inserted the "#" tag into my password. It works fine for manual logins. No big deal right? But a password with some of the special characters causes the XML scripts to do funny things. Apparently the "#" is one of them. I logged in to LoTW and changed my password, removing the special characters. Changed the password in Log4OM to match the new LoTW password and boom it worked! All my QSL's were download just fine.

So, if anyone is having this same problem make sure their password DOES NOT have any special characters in it that might affect how the XML script works.

I love Log4OM it is great! Can't wait for version 2.
73, my friend
Ken, AC5EZ

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Re: missing lotw download

Post by IW3HMH » 06 Apr 2017, 12:07

Checking the normalization routine also. Thanks for reporting
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Re: missing lotw download

Post by ik2egl » 15 Apr 2017, 18:36

hI ALL
thank for the info,

my old pwd generatd by LOTW created the problem Qy+EPEdi
I have just done changed with a more standard one and all is fine
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Re: missing lotw download

Post by OK1FWG » 27 Feb 2019, 23:14

This is a shame for the nice software as it is not handling all characters in the password. I had ie. to remove '+' from my password just to be able to log in to LOTW. Tsss.
After the change, up/dwn of logfiles is okay.

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Re: missing lotw download

Post by G4POP » 27 Feb 2019, 23:17

OK1FWG wrote:
27 Feb 2019, 23:14
This is a shame for the nice software as it is not handling all characters in the password. I had ie. to remove '+' from my password just to be able to log in to LOTW. Tsss.
After the change, up/dwn of logfiles is okay.
Ask LOTW why they issue passwords that have characters their software download API will not recognise

Surely it not a huge problem having to update a password?
73 Terry G4POP

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Re: missing lotw download

Post by kj6na » 26 Aug 2019, 05:49

I'm having a similar problem except the log says:
2019-08-26 05:37:24.1342 INFO: SharedFunctionsManagement: INTERNET CONNECTION ACTIVE
2019-08-26 05:37:34.2224 INFO: Log4OMMainWindow: *********************************************************
2019-08-26 05:37:34.2234 INFO: Log4OMMainWindow: *********** LOGGING LEVEL: INFORMATIONS ONLY ***********
2019-08-26 05:37:34.2234 INFO: Log4OMMainWindow: *********************************************************
2019-08-26 05:40:34.7261 INFO: Log4OMMainWindow: *Calling POST OFFICE FORM*
2019-08-26 05:40:34.7941 INFO: FileManagement: VIEW CONFIGURATION begin load for QSL
2019-08-26 05:40:34.7961 INFO: FileManagement: VIEW CONFIGURATION load completed
2019-08-26 05:40:36.5277 INFO: FileManagement: VIEW CONFIGURATION begin load for LOTW
2019-08-26 05:40:36.5317 INFO: FileManagement: VIEW CONFIGURATION load completed
2019-08-26 05:40:43.2670 INFO: LotwManagement: begin receive log
2019-08-26 05:40:44.8301 ERROR: *** LotwManagement: Receive log error ******* [Function: #=q3KBoQiW0fHK46nxjqkWWYZc8tMv_ADDakBlAC59373s=] System.Net.WebException: The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel.
at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse()
at LogOM.BL.LotwManagement.#=q3KBoQiW0fHK46nxjqkWWYZc8tMv_ADDakBlAC59373s=(Object #=q6wgjuQ4sROB2hfJeybdnPA==, DoWorkEventArgs #=qFelwoMpj_PMvY29gULNXWA==)



Now somehow I did manage to download one contact that I worked just after enabling Trace, but no others. I then turned Trace off to get a simple message after I found the log.

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Re: missing lotw download

Post by G4POP » 26 Aug 2019, 06:50

What version of Log4OM are you using (help/about)
73 Terry G4POP

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Re: missing lotw download

Post by kj6na » 26 Aug 2019, 08:32

I think it was 1.3. Upgraded everything, pain in the neck .net upgrade dance. Now it works.

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Re: missing lotw download

Post by G4POP » 26 Aug 2019, 08:52

kj6na wrote:
26 Aug 2019, 08:32
I think it was 1.3. Upgraded everything, pain in the neck .net upgrade dance. Now it works.
Thats what happens when you dont do regular software updates.

LOTW changed their security settings for the download API some time back and we had to modify our code likewise so your outdated version was trying to use the old access code!
73 Terry G4POP

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Re: missing lotw download

Post by kj6na » 26 Aug 2019, 09:36

My rolling distros of Manjaro Linux, which I use on numerous computers, are up to date all of the time and are much less of a pain than Windows :)

Thanks though. As long as something works, I'm not fixing it. Just never used the LOTW until now.

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