What is FTP (File Transfer Protocol) ?

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol (FTP) which helps to transfer computer files from one host to another. It is a standard protocol which works on TCP/IP based network such as the Internet. SFTP and FTPS are the extensions of FTP which ensures end to end encryption.

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What is Peer to Peer Network – Definitions, Characteristics and Advantages

Peer to peer network, also known as P2P, is a distributed architecture that subdivides the workloads among a vast pool of nodes. It can be seen as a network between two or more computers without any intermediate device like a hub or server. The computers in this setup can share resources among themselves, and they are called nodes or peers. Utorrent is an example of peer to peer network.

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How to Fix IP Address Conflict

IP address conflicts occur when two or more devices connected to a network have the same IP address. Either it will resolve automatically or you may need to take help of a network administrator to fix it. Use of DHCP generally avoid these kind of errors.

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What is Network Latency – Definition and Effects

Latency is a measure of time taken for a data packet to transverse through a network. In loose terms, latency can also be called a delay. A network with lower latency means faster network. Network latency is usually measured in milliseconds. You can use ping tests, traceroute etc to measure latency.

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Bandwidth Control – Do You Know How to Enable It?

The bandwidth control feature is present in the software, such as download manager, NetLimiter, Torrent Client, etc., to control network bandwidth. This feature allows you to precisely define the amount of a bandwidth that a particular application can use for downloading or uploading the data over a network.

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