Bug activity log

2008-03-14 09:12 Created Change default local tunnel port
Component General
Severity Enhancement
Comment By default WinSCP picks port between 6000 and 6100. Unfortunately ports 6000-6063 are used by X Window System. Hence we should choose some less common port range instead.

https://winscp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5395
2008-03-14 22:30 Status ASSIGNED
2008-03-14 22:46 Status ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Implemented in 4.1
Resolution FIXED
Comment Default port range changed to 50000-50099.
The new range is within IANA Dynamic and/or Private Ports range:
https://www.iana.org/assignments/service-names-port-numbers/service-names-port-numbers.xhtml
2008-04-08 09:33 Comment Documented:
https://winscp.net/eng/docs/ui_login_tunnel#tunnel_options