File Transfer Protocol

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File Transfer Protocol

A standard protocol for exchanging files between computers on the Internet.
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Any type of data can, of course, be stored at an FTP site. In addition to geometry, such documents as specifications, bills of material, and assembly processes can be made centrally available by means of storage at an FTP site.
The file format is posted on the site along with instructions for uploading the file to the FTP site, transferring it by modem to the PSI host machine, or recording it to 9-track magnetic tape.
Most FTP sites do not require that users have accounts.
Uudecode software is available free of charge at many FTP sites on the Internet.
Institutions such as the NASA field centers, the Space Telescope Science Institute, and national observatories have FTP sites filled with images and other information.
Archie lets you find documents and files stored on ftp sites, which are archives reachable over the Internet via the file-transfer protocol (ftp).
Furthermore, unless the files being transferred were binhexed or uuencoded before they were stored at the FTP site, they cannot be sent as e-mail messages.
VSI provides direct upload to YouTube and Brightcove; and, direct file download or delivery via an FTP site.
And he set up a password-protected FTP site for clients to access their jobs.
There is no requirement for monthly web hosting fees since the web server runs on the local network of the business, and an FTP site with unlimited e-mail accounts capable of accepting e-mails up to 100MB is included in the package.
Free [Adobe.sup.TM] Reader software is available by connecting to the anonymous FTP site ftp.adobe.com to download the software.
When a response came three days later, it consisted of a canned list of questions and answers, in essence referring me back to the same old FTP site.