An FTP server is a network protocol that allows for the transfer of files over the Internet. This requires the use of a software program called a client, which is able to establish a connection between the computer runni... More »

Modern FTP server packages that remain in common use as of 2015 include FileZilla Server, Cerberus FTP, SolarWinds TFTP, Rhino Serv-U and CrushFTP. The FTP protocol was first developed in the 1970s, so there are many obs... More »

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Cerberus FTP server software was created by Grant Everett of Cerberus, LLC. The software is a secure file server for Windows, allowing users to store, share and transfer files. Cerberus offers four versions of the softwa... More »

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Some tips for setting up a secure FTP server include enabling logging, disabling anonymous access to the server, enabling disk quotas and restricting access to the server by IP address. These tips apply to FTP server set... More »

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The main difference between FTP and Telnet is that FTP is used when transferring files from one computer to another, while Telnet allows users to remotely log in to another computer, and once logged in, users can issue c... More »

To use FTP or File Transfer Protocol, you must access an FTP site, download the FTP files from that site or upload a file folder to the site. File Transfer Protocol is utilized to transfer files over a network connection... More »

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A server address is another name for an Internet protocol or IP address. Each computer has its own IP address, and when a person types the name of a website into a browser, he is actually directed to the IP address assoc... More »