O'Reilly logo

Special Edition Using TCP/IP, Second Edition by NIIT

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Introduction to FTP

Data exchange as a concept has existed right from the early days of humankind. The evolution of human languages and methods of communication, such as cave drawings, pictures, and the written script, stemmed from the need to exchange data. In the modern age, one of the popular means of data exchange is through computers connected to one another to form a network. In a network, the need for exchanging data has taken a number of diverse forms based on the requirements of a computer requesting data, called the client, and the capability of the computer providing that service, called the server. For example, the client might request a copy of the files stored on the server or might require a remote server-based bootstrap service. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required