OFX Settings - Peoples United Bank

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Mike

19 Aug, 2018 11:56 AM

I am taking a java course and have been asked to replicate a couple of features of software I like to use. I chose Moneydance and I am working on code that will use the OFX protocol to download transactions from my bank. I am just going to print the downloaded data, so I don't have to worry about the format of the downloaded data.

My bank is Peoples United in Connecticut. I would like to know if anyone can provide the settings necessary (fid, etc) to connect with the bank's ofx server. Thanks for any help that can be provided.

  1. 1 Posted by -Kevin N. on 19 Aug, 2018 12:51 PM

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    Hi Mike,

    Here's a link to the Peoples United data at OFXhome dot com
    http://www.ofxhome.com/index.php/institution/view/1308

    HTH -Kevin N. (not a member of MD support)

  2. 2 Posted by Mike on 19 Aug, 2018 01:23 PM

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    Hi Kevin, thank you for the reply. I started there but I am thinking there are other settings needed as I could not get the transactions. My advisor reviewed and tested my code with his bank and got it to work, so I am looking around for info on Peoples as they work with Moneydance. Regards, Mike

  3. 3 Posted by -Kevin N. on 19 Aug, 2018 02:07 PM

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    Hi Mike,

    Something that you could try considering that you have Moneydance...

    Open Moneydance.
    Open the Console Window.
    Connect to Peoples.
    The Console window will provide the < ORG > and < FID >

    Edit: It looks like you can also glean the url of the OFX server.

    -Kevin N. (not a member of MD support)

  4. 4 Posted by Mike on 20 Aug, 2018 12:01 PM

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    Kevin, that did it, thank you for showing me that feature!

  5. 5 Posted by -Kevin N. on 20 Aug, 2018 02:39 PM

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    Hi Mike,

    You're welcome. I'm glad to hear that it helped.

    Thank you for reporting back with your results.

    -Kevin N. (not a member of MD support)

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