FileZilla passwords

FileZilla stores server passwords in plain text,
see Filezilla Password File

on Windows machine passwords are stored in following files

%APPDATA%\FileZilla\filezilla.xml
%APPDATA%\FileZilla\sitemanager.xml
  1. to stop filezilla to store password, you need to enable “Kiosk mode”

    c:\your\filezilla\installtion\dir>cp FileZilla-3.3.3\docs\fzdefaults.xml.example fzdefaults.xml
    
  2. update fzdefaults.xml–

    <FileZilla3>
        <Settings>
          <!-- <Setting name="Config Location">$SOMEDIR/filezilla/</Setting> -->
          <Setting name="Kiosk mode">1</Setting> <!-- donot store passwds -->
          <Setting name="Disable update check">0</Setting>
        </Settings>
    
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