What is FTPD?

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About FTPD Protocol: 

FTPD (File Transfer Protocols Daemon) is the DARPA Internet File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server process. Here you will see, details about FTPD and its purpose.

The server uses the TCP protocol and listens at the port that is specified in the FTP service specification. It focuses on securing the software and runs on a variety of Unix-like operating system.

FTPD has also been ported to Android and authenticates the files that are transferred to the client process. It interprets the file names according to the “globbing” conventions so that it allows users to utilize the metacharacters such as *, ?, [], {}, ~.

To know about the list of FTP:

software: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_FTP_server_software

Related Links:

Pure-FTPd | WU-FTPD | Commands

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