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Definition Edit

The anonymous file transfer protocol (AFTP or Anonymous FTP) is a method for downloading public files using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

Overview Edit

Anonymous FTP is called anonymous because users do not need to identify themselves before accessing files from a particular server. In general, users enter the word "anonymous" when the host prompts for a user name; anything can be entered for the password, such as the user’s e-mail address or simply the word "guest". In many cases, an anonymous FTP site will not even prompt users for a user name and password.

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