Definition of anonymous FTP in English:

anonymous FTP

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[mass noun] Computing
  • An implementation of an FTP server that allows anyone who can use FTP to log on to the server, using a general username and without a password check: altruistic people make these lists of lists available by anonymous FTP
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    • That's all you need to know about setting up a simple and secure anonymous FTP server.
    • But on many systems, limited anonymous FTP access is enabled by default.
    • Due to the lack of search engines, users had to know the site's address prior to use and had also to understand anonymous FTP.

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