anonymous ftp

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Noun1.anonymous ftp - a common way to make software availableanonymous ftp - a common way to make software available; users are allowed to log in as `guest' without a password and copy whatever has been made available
file transfer protocol, FTP - protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
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Even with the arrival of anonymous FTP sites that allowed file hosting, files were still scattered on multiple servers and could only be located by online word of mouth via forums or mailing lists announcing their availability.
For example, if an FTP server is found not to offer anonymous logins, then anonymous-related vulnerability checks will not be attempted or performed for anonymous FTP vulnerabilities, which saves time.
scientists was hacked - 1,079 emails and over 3,800 documents - which were then posted on an anonymous FTP server in Russia.
Microsoft's post lists workarounds for the time being, including how to prevent anonymous FTP users from being able to create directories.
For example, a default installation of Windows 2000 server enables an anonymous FTP (file transfer protocol) service.
Examples from this database are located at the anonymous FTP site sequoyah.
4; Perry Rovers, Anonymous FTP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) List <http://hoohoo.
COPS checks whether certain files can be modified and looks for potential vulnerabilities in services, such as the existence of an anonymous ftp setup.
In addition, we also wanted to present resources from the large number of existing HTTP and anonymous FTP servers as if they were local to allow applications to transparently access remote files.
Through the Internet, CERT maintains a mailing list for distribution of CERT advisories, a Web site, and an anonymous ftp server.
They are Telnet, Anonymous FTP, Gopher, and the World Wide Web.
The most common form of FTP is known as anonymous FTP.