Online FTP, SFTP, SCP Web Client


Objectives of FTP

Why FTP?

Although transferring files from one system to another is very simple and straightforward, but sometimes it can cause problems. For example, two systems may have different file conventions. Two systems may have different ways to represent text and data. Two systems may have different directory structures. FTP protocol overcomes these problems by establishing two connections between hosts. One connection is used for data transfer, and another connection is used for the control connection.

Mechanism of FTP

Computer Network FTP

The above figure shows the basic model of the FTP. The FTP client has three components: the user interface, control process, and data transfer process. The server has two components: the server control process and the server data transfer process.

There are two types of connections in FTP:

Computer Network FTP

FTP Clients

Advantages of FTP:

Disadvantages of FTP:

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