Topic "Stored password displayed on screen and in log file"

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When establishing a connection saved in WinSCP GUI, the program displays the password in plain text on the console and in the log file.

Establish a session in the GUI and store the password, then in a script, establish a connection using the saved information

Script:
open test@testserver.com

GUI & Log:
In scripting you should not rely on saved sites, use this command instead:
open ftp://test:UnencryptedPassword@testserver.com/

Expected: Do not display the stored password
martin
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Thanks for your post.

This issue has been added to the tracker:
https://winscp.net/tracker/show_bug.cgi?id=1452
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