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Title: File Transfer Protocol (FTP)


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File Transfer Protocol(FTP)
  • CIS 130

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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Copy files from one internet host (server) to
    your account on another host
  • Need domain name of the FTP server
  • Need a user account on the FTP server
  • Username
  • Password

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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Two types
  • Command line FTP
  • Host based
  • Type commands at the prompt
  • FTP client
  • GUI based (buttons, menus, etc.)

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FTP servers
  • Unix or Linux machines
  • Hierarchical directory structure
  • Navigate using commands
  • FTP servers can allow guest accounts
  • Username anonymous
  • Password e-mail address
  • Have a directory called pub (short for public),
    intended for users classified as others
  • Users can download files for free

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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Two Main File Types
  • Text files just text, ASCII
  • Binary files sound, video, images

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FTP Commands
  • ftp domain name connects to ftp server, get
    login screen.
  • get filename downloads a single file to the
    local directory.
  • put filename uploads a single file to the
    remote directory.
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