File Transfer Protocol
File Transfer Protocol see RFC (
) 959 at:
The short description for those who do not wish to peruse the entire
(FTP) was created before the
, and involves the transfer of files through the internet. It could be considered the precursor to
, as FTP can be used to convey
(HTML) files. The difference between HTTP and FTP is that FTP...
Requires a login phase to access the server
Takes more time to initiate a connection
Is not stateless
is the "official"
specification, there exist countless other implementations.
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