File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is the commonly used protocol for exchanging files over the Internet.FTP used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network. FTP uses the Internet's TCP/IP protocols to enable data transfer. FTP uses a client-server architecture, often secured with SSL/TLS.
Files can be transferred between two device (computer) using FTP software (FileZilla) First machine or device called localhost and is connected to the internet.Second machine or device called host.Localhost machine connected to the remote host IP address.
» Using FTP, a client can upload, download, delete, rename, move and copy files on a server.
» Users can work with FTP via a simple command line interface
» FTP was originally defined in 1971