Glossary

FTP – File Transfer Protocol
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FTP – File Transfer Protocol

A client server application protocol using well known ports 20 and 21. It uses the services of TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) to provide reliability in the transfer of data files between network nodes. FTP was first defined as a standard in RFC (Request for Comments) 959.


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