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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol that is (a) a standard high-level protocol for transferring files from one computer to another, (b) usually implemented as an application level program, and (c) uses the Telnet and TCP protocols. Note: In conjunction with the proper local software, FTP allows computers connected to the Internet to exchange files, regardless of the computer platform.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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