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FTP Terminology Amy McNall on 10/12/99 ; Modified: 10/12/99
AladdinThis is the name of the server where your network files are stored. We often refer to this computer as our File Server. This is also referred to as a remote Host computer.
DownloadTo transfer/copy a file from a remote computer/web to your local computer. (Remote --> Local)
FTPFile Transfer Protocol, software used to establish a communication session between two computer for the intended purpose to transfer files.
HostHost referes to the computer that is hosting the communication session.
ProtocolA protocol is a set of agreed communication standards to allow all that support that standard to be able to communicate.
SessionAn established communication connection between two computers.
UploadTransfer/copy a file to a remote computer from you local computer. (Local --> Remote)