FileZilla retrieve password of an FTP website connection in Windows

When FTP websites connections are set up in FileZilla connection manager, it is possible to retrieve the password, along other connections information, and even pass it to an other FileZilla installation.

Going from the list of FTP connections setup :

FileZilla retrieve password of an FTP website connection in Windows : Quick FTP connections access
Quick FTP connections access

If you want to get to the information available in the connection manager, including password :

FileZilla retrieve password of an FTP website connection in Windows : Sites manager FTP connections
Sites manager FTP connections

For Windows installation, go to the following folder :

C:\Users\%%USER%%\AppData\Roaming\FileZilla

There, a file sitemanager.xml will be present :

FileZilla retrieve password of an FTP website connection in Windows : Window location of the sitemanager.xml file
Window location of the sitemanager.xml file

This file contains all connections information for all the FTP connections setup - simply copy and paste the file if you install FileZilla on another computer and want to reuse the connections

The passwords are displayed encrypted with Base64 UTF-8 encryption algorithm.

FileZilla retrieve password of an FTP website connection in Windows : FTP connections details in sitemanager.xml file
FTP connections details in sitemanager.xml file

In order to retrieve the password, use for example https://www.base64decode.org/ as below - you can also use it to encrypt a new password and paste it directly in the sitemanager.xml file

FileZilla retrieve password of an FTP website connection in Windows : Decode a Base64 UTF-8 password online
Decode a Base64 UTF-8 password online

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Comments (8)

Kathy Butler, 2018-08-19
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Aliaator, 2018-08-19
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Headliness, 2018-08-19
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dialogalF, 2018-08-19
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