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Ftp failure with InetGet

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I would like this to happen:

InetGet("ftp://ftp2.interactivebrokers.com/usa.txt", "C:\ShortableSymbols\Interactive\usa.txt", 4)

My result is Exit code: 0 and no file saved. The file views in IE9 and can be saved from IE9 using the Save as command. What could I be missing. Not a clue as to why this doesn't work.


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You need to log in to the web site before you can download the file, because you're not using the credentials saved in your browser cache, you have to provide them when you script it.

From the help file:

To use a username and password when connecting simply prefix the servername with "username:password@", e.g.


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