FTP and FileZilla

File Transfer Protocol

This is an introduction on how to transfer files between computers in the Internet - File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and the use of Windows software to perform these transfers at the University of Baltimore. Sending files from your PC to a server is uploading a file, while copying a file from a server to your PC is downloading the file.

What is FTP?

The Internet program to transfer files between computers in the Internet. Your computer needs to be connected directly to the Internet through TCP/IP or SLIP/PPP protocols provided by an Internet Service Provider (ISP). It can be a dial-up or always on (T1, Cable Modem, DSL) connection to an ISP.

How to use FTP in Windows -- FileZilla

What is anonymous FTP?

This page is maintained by Al Bento who can be reached at abento@ubalt.edu. This page was last updated on March 30, 2011. Although we will attempt to keep this information accurate, we can not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.