FileZilla passwords

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

on Windows machine passwords are stored in following files

  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–

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

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