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. ...

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