Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video File Transfer Protocol (FTP), part of CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 4 Making TCP/IP Work.
- Hi, I don't have long, I've got…to get all these files transferred.…In fact, when it comes to the internet,…file transfer is a big job…and it's something we do all the time.…Today, a lot of times what we'll do…is we'll open up a webpage,…and we can actually download files, and that's great.…But what I want to talk about is something called…file transfer protocol, or FTP.…FTP's been around for a long, long time.…It predates the world wide web.…And it is still the real common way…that we use to transfer files,…in particular very, very large files.…
So to watch FTP work, let's fire up a client and a server.…Okay, so here we are back at the lab.…And once again, I've got a FTP server…and I've got an FTP client.…Now FTP is a little bit weird,…in particular because things like web servers,…and email clients, and things like that,…often come with operating systems.…FTP is not quite as common as being…a built-in application, for example,…it would be tricky for you to find…an FTP server built into Windows.…
So we usually go to third party tools…
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Q: This course was updated on 06/20/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover Windows name resolution and the net command.