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diff b/w ftp and tftp

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Maaz
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diff b/w ftp and tftp

Hi Dear Gurus
if any1 can plz let me know whats the tftp server is ?
and whats the diff b/w ftp and tftp server ?

Any help will be appreciated
Regards
Maaz
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Mic V.
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Re: diff b/w ftp and tftp

FTP = File Transfer Protocol
TFTP = Trivial File Transfer Protocol

By definition they are networking protocols, but the software implementation has the same name. Basically, TFTP is a subset of FTP.

To avoid plagiarism, here are links:

FTP is
http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,290660,sid7_gci213976,00.html

TFTP is
http://searchwebservices.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,290660,sid26_gci214177,00.html

FTP is more fully featured and has more in terms of user authentication than TFTP does. TFTP is frequently used for things like loading device configurations across the network (Cisco router configurations, Sun's Jumpstart host installations).

HTH,
Mic
What kind of a name is 'Wolverine'?
Maaz
Valued Contributor

Re: diff b/w ftp and tftp

Thanx a lot Dear Mic V.

Regards
Maaz