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File Transfer Protocol

or file transfer protocol
n.
See FTP.
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file transfer protocol

n
(Computer Science) See FTP
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Noun1.file transfer protocol - protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
anonymous file transfer protocol, anonymous 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
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Translations

file transfer protocol

n (Comput) → Dateitransferprotokoll nt
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Usually you can configure your router via the web, but routers also allow connections for other services and ports, such as FTP (port 21), SSH (22), Telnet (23), HTTP (80), HTTPS (443), or SMB (139, 445).
For instance, FTP servers require that an additional communication channel (port 21) be opened through your firewall, increasing your attack surface.