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The //Password// box is for the password associated with the account. You are advised not to fill it in if you are going to save the session to [[ui_login_stored_sessions|stored session list]]. Also do not fill the password if you are going to use other [[ssh#authentication_in_ssh|authentication method]] (like public key). If you do not fill the password and other authentication methods fail (password has the lowest preference), you will be [[ui_authenticate#password|prompted for password]] then. Typical password for anonymous login with [[protocols#ftp|FTP protocol]] is your email address. Password storing can be [[administration|restricted by system administrator]]. The //Password// box is for the password associated with the account. You are advised not to fill it in if you are going to save the session to [[ui_login_stored_sessions|stored session list]]. Also do not fill the password if you are going to use other [[ssh#authentication_in_ssh|authentication method]] (like public key). If you do not fill the password and other authentication methods fail (password has the lowest preference), you will be [[ui_authenticate#password|prompted for password]] then. Typical password for anonymous login with [[protocols#ftp|FTP protocol]] is your email address. Password storing can be [[administration|restricted by system administrator]].
-Use the //Private key file// box to specify path to your [[public_key#private|private key file]] if you are going to use [[public_key|public key authentication]]. You can use environment variables in the path, with syntax ''%NAME%''. The file must be in [[public_key#private|PuTTY format]]. If the private key is passphrase-protected, you will be [[ui_authenticate#private_key_passphrase|prompted for passphrase]] once the authentication begins. If you have your private keys loaded into [[public_key|Pageant]], leave the box blank, unless you want to ensure that only that particular key is used for authentication.+Use the //Private key file// box to specify [[local_path|local path]] to your [[public_key#private|private key file]] if you are going to use [[public_key|public key authentication]]. The file must be in [[public_key#private|PuTTY format]]. If the private key is passphrase-protected, you will be [[ui_authenticate#private_key_passphrase|prompted for passphrase]] once the authentication begins. If you have your private keys loaded into [[public_key|Pageant]], leave the box blank, unless you want to ensure that only that particular key is used for authentication.
The passphase cannot be entered in advance on Login dialog and thus it cannot be saved to [[ui_login_stored_sessions|stored session]]. If you need to login to server automatically without prompt, generate key without passphrase. Use this method carefully and only under special circumstances. The passphase cannot be entered in advance on Login dialog and thus it cannot be saved to [[ui_login_stored_sessions|stored session]]. If you need to login to server automatically without prompt, generate key without passphrase. Use this method carefully and only under special circumstances.

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