I use Filezilla as my main FTP client. It is a wonderful tool for ftp, ftps, scp (sftp) and other transfer protocols. I am getting a new laptop and needed to transfer / backup my settings. I have a lot of sites stored and did not want to go looking for all the username and password information.
Filezilla allows you to backup your information and transfer it to a new system. To do this you need to:
1. Open Filezilla
2. File | Export
3. select (export site manager entries and export settings)
4. Save the XML file to your hard drive.
This backup contains all your site manager information. It also stores your password in the clear. If you look at the XML file you can see the
If anyone has suggestions please let me know.