Chilkat v9.5.0.88 Pre-Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.88 Pre-Release Notes PKCS11: Adding the PKCS11 class to bring smart card and USB token functionality to non-Windows systems, and to support smart cards that are problematic when accessed via Microsoft’s CNG and Legacy CSP. 21-June-2021 SFTP:  Added the ability to authenticate with keyboard authentication in the same way as […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.86 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes Added the SCard class, which is a wrapper around the Resource Manager API of the PC/SC architecture for smart cards. On Windows it is a wrapper around the WinSCard functions implemented in the winscard.dll. On other systems (such as Linux) it is a wrapper around the same […]

GMail IMAP NO [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Invalid credentials (Failure)

You passed the correct login/password to login to imap.gmail.com, but you still get an “Invalid credentials” error.  What gives? For example, you called Chilkat’s Imap.Login method, passing the correct login/password, and the imap.LastErrorText contains this: authenticateLogin(110ms): loginImap(110ms): ConnectionType: SSL/TLS ImapCmdSent: aaab LOGIN “you@gmail.com” getCompleteResponse(110ms): ImapCmdResp: aaab NO [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Invalid credentials (Failure) –getCompleteResponse –loginImap isOK: serverResponse: aaab NO [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Invalid credentials […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.86 Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.85 Release Notes The next version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.86 Release Notes 10-Feb-2021 Pdf: Immediately after releasing v9.5.0.85, it was discovered that many PDF’s had the following error when viewed in Acrobat DC after signing:  “”The signature byte range is invalid””.  It was deemed important enough to fix and release […]

Xero Redirect URI for OAuth2 and Desktop Apps

This post is about Xero OAuth2 for desktop apps, but the same concepts generally apply to all other applications (REST API apps) using OAuth2. What many developers don’t initially realize (if new to OAuth2) is that an “App” needs to be defined in the developer portal for the service (i.e. Xero in this case).   For Xero, you would login to […]

Add-Type PowerShell Error for ChilkatDotNet47.dll

Problem:   The following command: Add-Type -Path “C:\chilkat\ChilkatDotNet47-9.5.0-x64\ChilkatDotNet47.dll” results in the following errors when attempting to run in PowerShell: + Add-Type -Path”C:\chilkat\chilkatdotnet47-9.5.0-x64\ChilkatDotNet47.d … + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData : (Microsoft.Power…peCompilerError:AddTypeCompilerError) [Add-Type], Exception + FullyQualifiedErrorId : SOURCE_CODE_ERROR,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.AddTypeCommand Add-Type : Impossible d’ajouter un type. Des erreurs de compilation se sont produites. Au caractère C:\ProgramData\C1B2.ps1:1 : 1 + Add-Type -Path”C:\chilkat\chilkatdotnet47-9.5.0-x64\ChilkatDotNet47.d … + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.85 Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.84 Release Notes The next version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.86 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.85 Release Notes 26-Oct-2020 Cert: Added the ExtendedKeyUsage property. 4-Nov-2020 XmlDSigGen: Fixed problem when X509Type property includes “SubjectName” AND the signing certificate has a subject name that includes the ‘&’ char. 4-Nov-2020 TLS 1.3: Fixed the error “Unexpected key_share group” that […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.84 Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.83 Release Notes The next version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.85 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.84 Release Notes 17-Jul-2020 CSR: Added the AddSan method to allow for 1 or more Subject Alternative Names to be added to the CSR that is generated. 25-Aug-2020 Tar: Added the ClearDirRootsAndFiles method. 10-Sep-2020 Email: Fixed some email address parsing problems […]