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The //Support for listing of hidden files// controls if WinSCP should use command ''LIST -a'' for directory listing to request listing of all (including hidden) files. The //Support for listing of hidden files// controls if WinSCP should use command ''LIST -a'' for directory listing to request listing of all (including hidden) files.
-When set to //Auto//, WinSCP will try one time to use the ''-a'' switch. If that fails (for whatever reason), it stops using the switch for current session. Some servers may not report an error even if they do not support the switch. This may result into empty directory listing. Disable the option if that happens.+When set to //Auto//, WinSCP will try one time to use the ''-a'' switch, unless the server((Personal FTP server.)) is known not to support it. If that fails (for whatever reason), it stops using the switch for current session. Some servers may not report an error even if they do not support the switch. This may result into empty directory listing. Disable the option if that happens.
The //Force IP address for passive mode connections// controls if WinSCP should use the external IP address of the FTP host instead the IP address provided by the server. This is useful when the IP address is translated (NAT). The option is available for [[ui_login_connection#passive_mode|passive mode]] only. The //Force IP address for passive mode connections// controls if WinSCP should use the external IP address of the FTP host instead the IP address provided by the server. This is useful when the IP address is translated (NAT). The option is available for [[ui_login_connection#passive_mode|passive mode]] only.

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