Today, file transfer is becoming more and more important because of the increasing demand of sending data from one computer to another. File transfer is a very efficient and portable way to send data across a WAN (Wide Area Network). Efficient because only the data that needs to be transported is sent across the network and no extra information (as database programs do). And portable because today most computers are able to receive files from another computer without the need of special hardware and software. One of the most popular software package is FTP (File Transfer Protocol) which is supported across all platforms.


The aim of an automatic file distributor is as follows in no particular order of importance:

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Last updated: 14.03.1997
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