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Computer Science - Class 12
Chapter 11 - Data Communication

Differentiate between FTP and HTTP.

 

Answer:

FTP - Teachoo.jpg

HTTP - Teachoo.jpg

 

FTP

HTTP

  • It is a network protocol used to transfer files from one machine to another.
  • It is the primary protocol used to access the World Wide Web.

 

Additional points:

FTP

HTTP

  • It is a two-way system as files are transferred back and forth between the server and workstation.
  • It is a one-way system as files are transported only from the server onto the workstation’s browser.
  • It is slower compared to HTTP.
  • It is faster compared to FTP.

 

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Differentiate between FTP and HTTP. Answer: FTP USER XXX PASS XXX CWD XXX PORT clientip:cport RETR index.html Server initiates TCP data connection Server: 20 clientip:cport FTP Client FTP Server HTTP HTTP Client GET/ home/index.html USER XXX PASS XXX Server sends file on same connection HTTP Server It is a network protocol used to transfer files from one machine to another. It is the primary protocol used to access the World Wide Web. Additional points: FTP HTTP It is a two-way system as files are transferred back and forth between the server and workstation. It is a one-way system as files are transported only from the server onto the workstation’s browser. It is slower compared to HTTP. It is faster compared to FTP.

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