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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

Definition(s):

  FTP is an Internet standard for transferring files over the Internet. FTP programs and utilities are used to upload and download Web pages, graphics, and other files between local media and a remote server which allows FTP access.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 from API 1164