from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An acronym for file transfer protocol, a standardized protocol used to allow transmission of files between computers. It consists of a set of coded signals which are transmitted between computers, and which inform the receiving computer of the nature of a packet of information to be transmitted, and inform the transmitting computer when a packet has been successfully received.
- transitive v. To send from one computer to another by means of the standard file transfer protocol (ftp).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
- v. use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one computer to another
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(If you use them, then you know who I’m talking about, because chances are your website/email/ftp is not working either.) Hopefully it won’t come to that.
If you are not sure, ftp to ucbarpa. berkeley.edu, login as anonymous password ftp and get ftpd. shar.
Now we create a database called ftp and a MySQL user named proftpd which the proftpd daemon will use later on to connect to the mysql - u root - p create database ftp;
The only box that remains checked is ftp, which is not needed, since safari does not do it anyway.
When you get the 'ftp' prompt back, you can then say 'get msdos. crclst'.
To start, give the command 'ftp wsmr-simtel20. army.mil' from your shell prompt, or 'open wsmr-simtel20. army, mil' from the 'ftp' prompt.
You should then shortly get back the 'ftp' prompt.
The service is 20-40/mo (can be more depending on if you get a media package, which I assume you’d need) but it’s real easy to use (has ftp, which is a GODSEND) and is compatible with all browsers (for management, doesn’t mean your site is gonna work just depends on what you build it in).
This is resulting in strange behaviour such as ftp timing out and high load on the mysql node.
This starts to venture into the "mildly geeky" realm in that most of these types of storage are accessed by what's called "ftp", one of the oldest internet file transfer protocols around.