Definition of anonymous FTP in English:

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anonymous FTP

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noun

[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
More example sentences
  • 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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