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  RFC 959 (rfc959) - File Transfer Protocol
For files sent with record or page structure a maximum record or page size (in logical bytes) might also be necessary; this is indicated by a decimal integer in a second argument field of RFC 959 October 1985 File Transfer Protocol the command.
RFC 959 October 1985 File Transfer Protocol In the first case, the server closes the data connection (if it is open) and responds with a 226 reply, indicating that the abort command was successfully processed.
FTP REPLIES Replies to File Transfer Protocol commands are devised to ensure the synchronization of requests and actions in the process of file transfer, and to guarantee that the user process always knows the state of the Server.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc959.html   (15465 words)

  File Transfer Protocol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
FTP or file transfer protocol is a commonly used protocol for exchanging files over any network that supports the TCP/IP protocol (such as the Internet or an intranet).
FTP is an extremely high latency protocol due to the number of commands needed to initiate a transfer.
Other methods of transferring files using SSH which are not related to FTP include SFTP or SCP; in both of these, the entire conversation (credentials and data) is always protected by the SSH protocol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/File_transfer_protocol   (1640 words)

 Web Publishing: FTP - File Transfer Protocol
FTP Client: The program which initiates an FTP session is the client.
FTP Server: An Internet host which allows clients to connect, then request or offer files to be transferred.
For most users to use file transfers, it is often preferable to send it directly by mail than to set up or post it to an FTP archive.
www.sfsu.edu /training/ftp.htm   (515 words)

 SSH file transfer protocol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computing, the SSH File Transfer Protocol or SFTP is a network protocol that provides file transfer and manipulation functionality over any reliable data stream.
Compared to the earlier SCP protocol, which allows only file transfers, the SFTP protocol allows for a range of operations on remote files – it is more like a remote file system protocol.
A common misconception is that SFTP is simply FTP run over SSH; in fact it is a new protocol designed from the ground up by the IETF SECSH working group.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/SSH_file_transfer_protocol   (520 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a part of the Internet protocol suite that is able to transfer computer files between machines with widely different operating systems.
It is an 8-bit protocol, capable of handling any type of file without further processing such as MIME or UUEncode.
FTP is standardized in RFC 0959 by the IETF as:
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/f/fi/file_transfer_protocol.html   (273 words)

 RFC 281 (rfc281) - Suggested addition to File Transfer Protocol
In thinking about the use of the proposed File Transfer Protocol (FTP) (RFC #265) for RJS, however, we came to the conclusion that a "restart" procedure might be an extremely useful addition to the FTP.
Many, perhaps most, of the individuals involved in protocol design thus far are oriented toward the use of short date transmissions over the network the transmission lengths that have been considered "typical" are a few characters, a print line, or perhaps as much as a page of text.
At some later time the user initiates a new connection between the file transfer processes at user and server, establishes relevant access privileges, and wishes to resume the transmission which was in progress when the path was broken.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc281.html   (1203 words)

 File Transfer Protocol
This is the server protocol interpreter which responds to commands issued by the client protocol interpreter and drives the server data transfer process.
When a transfer is being set up it always initiated by the client, however either the client or the server may be the sender of data.
At the sending end the file is converted from a local text file to NVT ASCII with end of lines indicated by a CR/LF pair.
www.scit.wlv.ac.uk /~jphb/comms/ftp.html   (1739 words)

 FTP, File Transfer Protocol
FTP uses the Telnet protocol on the control connection.
A new connection is used for each transfer; to avoid running afoul of TCP's TIMEWAIT state, the client picks a new port number each time and sends a PORT command announcing that to the server.
This is the ability of an FTP client to connect to an FTP server with minimal authentication and gain access to public files.
www.networksorcery.com /enp/protocol/ftp.htm   (574 words)

 An Overview of the File Transfer Protocol
The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) was one of the first efforts to create a standard means of exchanging files over a TCP/IP network, so the FTP has been around since the 1970's.
The protocol can be thought of as interactive, because clients and servers actually have a conversation where they authenticate themselves and negotiate file transfers.
Although it was purposely designed into the protocol as a feature, FTP's use of separate data connections cause numerous problems for things like firewalls, routers, proxies which want to restrict or delegate TCP connections, as well as things like IP stacks which want to do dynamic stateful inspection of TCP connections.
www.ncftp.com /libncftp/doc/ftp_overview.html   (2319 words)

 File Transfer Protocol
File Transfer Protocol (FTP), one of oldest Internet protocols still in widespread use, provides rules for exchanging information between computers over a network or via a modem connection.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is the simplest way to transfer files between computers on the Internet.
FTP can be accomplished with command line interface or with a graphical user interface program.
www.jqjacobs.net /web/ftp.html   (886 words)

 Using file transfer protocol (FTP)
File transfer protocol (FTP) is a service that enables you to transfer files between computers on the Internet.
Even though the word "transfer" is used when discussing this process, a file is actually copied, not moved, to a new location.
This is what you will use to transfer files to or from NC State servers, logging in with your Unity ID and password.
www.ncsu.edu /it/essentials/managing_files/file_transfer   (305 words)

 File Transfer Protocol
Basically, you type "ftp" at your system prompt then login on the remote system, then ask for the file you want to receive.
The ftp> prompt in front of the examples is not to be typed by the user.
When you have finished transferring files from a remote host using ftp, exit from the host by typing quit.
www.wvwc.edu /cs/Internet/Ftp.htm   (560 words)

 [No title]
These include the first proposed file transfer mechanisms in 1971 that were developed for implementation on hosts at M.I.T. (RFC 114), plus comments and discussion in RFC 141.
For files sent with record or page structure a maximum record or page size (in logical bytes) might also be necessary; this is indicated by a decimal integer in a second argument field of Postel & Reynolds [Page 30] RFC 959 October 1985 File Transfer Protocol the command.
Postel & Reynolds [Page 31] RFC 959 October 1985 File Transfer Protocol In the first case, the server closes the data connection (if it is open) and responds with a 226 reply, indicating that the abort command was successfully processed.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc0959.txt   (15340 words)

 File Transfer Protocol
The goal of this task is to provide you with the technical information you will need for doing this, and to introduce you to the FTP protocol using WS_FTP for uploading files to your server.
The usage column is the nubmer of kilobytes (1000 is a megabyte) and the files column is the number of files.
Although the telnet access to your unix account is good for creating and editing text files, creating directories and setting permissions, some files such as photos which are on your PC hard drive need to be uploaded to the unix file system.
triton.towson.edu /~schmitt/616/ftp.html   (800 words)

 File Transfer Protocol Encyclopedia Article @   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about File Transfer Protocol.
Fortunately, no unauthorized employee copied or downloaded the file, which was on a state password-protected FTP (file transfer protocol) site, officials at...
"File Transfer Protocol" results in these other popular encyclopedia sites: /encyclopedia/File_Transfer_Protocol   (1700 words)

 What is file transfer (FTP)?
File Transfer Protocol and Secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP/SFTP) provide a standard way to transfer files between computers, regardless of the operating system on each computer (Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, etc.).
These programs are most commonly used to transfer files from your computer to a web server.
SFTP is more secure than FTP because it ensures that the entire transfer session is encrypted, meaning no passwords are sent in the clear and are therefore much less vulnerable to interception.
www.nyu.edu /its/faq/ftp   (226 words)

 Ftp - File transfer protocol
Commands to run at the FTP: prompt append local-file [remote-file] Append a local file to a file on the remote computer.
Ftp prompts during multiple file transfers to allow you to selectively retrieve or store files; mget and mput transfer all files if prompting is turned off.
This can be further automated by constructing the FTP file using a series of ECHO commands.
www.ss64.com /nt/ftp.html   (663 words)

 What is FTP? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
FTP works in the same way as HTTP for transferring Web pages from a server to a user's browser and SMTP for transferring electronic mail across the Internet in that, like these technologies, FTP uses the Internet's TCP/IP protocols to enable data transfer.
FTP is most commonly used to download a file from a server using the Internet or to upload a file to a server (e.g., uploading a Web page file to a server).
Included are links to FTP commands, possible error messages, tips, and information on using command line FTP in a Telnet client.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/F/FTP.html   (302 words)

 What is File Transfer Protocol? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: FTP
Like the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), which transfers displayable Web pages and related files, and the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), which transfers e-mail, FTP is an application protocol that uses the Internet's TCP/IP protocols.
FTP is commonly used to transfer Web page files from their creator to the computer that acts as their server for everyone on the Internet.
However, any FTP client program with a graphical user interface usually must be downloaded from the company that makes it.
searchnetworking.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci213976,00.html   (374 words)

 Le protocole FTP (File Transfer Protocol)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Le protocole FTP (File Transfer Protocol) est, comme son nom l'indique, un protocole de transfert de fichier.
Le protocole FTP définit la façon selon laquelle des données doivent être transférées sur un réseau TCP/IP.
Le protocole FTP s'inscrit dans un modèle client-serveur, c'est-à-dire qu'une machine envoie des ordres (le client) et que l'autre attend des requêtes pour effectuer des actions (le serveur).
www.commentcamarche.net /internet/ftp.php3   (2169 words)

 file transfer protocol - OneLook Dictionary Search
File Transfer Protocol : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
File Transfer Protocol : Hacking Lexicon [home, info]
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www.onelook.com /?w=file+transfer+protocol&ls=a   (218 words)

 File Transfer Protocol
Note: Since FTP applications are not platform specific it is necessary to include the proper extension in file names (e.g.,.doc or.txt for text files;.tif,.jpg,.gif for image files;.pdf for PDF files).
The file should be uploaded to your folder on the FTP server.
Cross-platform transfer (Mac to PC or PC to Mac) may sometimes result in loss of formatting or unreadable text files.
www.paleo.ku.edu /upload.html   (1064 words)

 File Transfer Protocol
Very briefly, FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer programs or other information from one computer to another.
If you get your Internet access from a local service provider, you may be able to use anonymous FTP to get recommended software, help files, or other handy information.
Downloading files with your web browser is certainly the easiest way to use FTP, although it does have its limitations.
www.imagescape.com /helpweb/ftp/ftp.html   (430 words)

 So You Want To FTP/Download, Huh?
The center column of three buttons allows you to click either side of the command to transfer the file from or to the server.
Where a binary transfer differs from ASCII is how it treats the characters used.
When you transfer the file over as ASCII, only the text goes, because that's all that is required.
www.htmlgoodies.com /beyond/ftp.html   (1459 words)

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