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Webclient.downloadfile errors with exception: "Too many automatic redirections were attempted" RRS feed

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  • I get a webexception: "Too many automatic redirections were attempted"

    How do I get past this exception?  I don't readily see a way to set the number of redirects for the webclient class.

            Dim _networkfile, _locallocation, _localfile As String
            _networkfile = "https://my.CorprateServer.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/Myfile.xlsx"
            _locallocation = My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories.MyDocuments
            _localfile = "Myfile.xlsx"
            Dim myWebClient As New System.Net.WebClient
            myWebClient.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultNetworkCredentials
            Try
                myWebClient.DownloadFile(_networkfile, _locallocation & _localfile)
            Catch ex As Exception
                MsgBox(ex.Message)
            End Try

    • Moved by Mike Feng Tuesday, April 23, 2013 8:08 AM
    Monday, April 22, 2013 3:19 AM

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