File Transfer Protocol
File Transport Protocol, or FTP, is an open protocol standard that is widely used to transport and receive large files. FTP can be used to send and receive large files. FTP can also be used to send configuration files and software updates for network switches and routers. It uses ports for communications and also uses encryption to protect the information being received and sent. In this lesson, we will go over these topics so that you can be familiar with FTP and what it has to offer.