Opened 22 years ago

Last modified 17 years ago

#1690 closed Feature request

Connect type 1st, determines port

Reported by: rkcarter Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: rkcarter, Alexander Schuch
Component version: Operating system type:
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As a somewhat naive user, I found that I was picking
sftp using ssh2 to do my transfers, and the connect
was failing to a server set up in a very vanilla default
manner. It took me a while to find I had to set the
port to 22. In other programs (for example, PuTTY),
the default port number changes based on if you pick
telnet or ssh protocol, though you can subsequently
change it.

The simplest fix would be just to put a text note on the
screen like "use 21 for default ftp, 22 for default sftp."
But I'd prefer that the transfer type come first on the
screen, and the port changed properly to match,
though the user could then tab to the port and change
it for non-default situations.

Thanks again - Rick

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Alexander Schuch, 17 years ago

FileZilla 3 (beta) leaves the port empty by default and selects the port automatically based on the selected protocol. If a port is entered explicitly, it is used of course.

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