TELNET (TELecommunication NETwork) and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) both are the application layer protocol. They are connection oriented protocols as they create a connection between remote host and a server. AS name File Transfer Protocol, FTP is used for transferring the files from one system to another system. and TELNET is used for remote login for a system.
There are some differences between TELNET and FTP which are given below:
|1.||TELNET stands for TELecommunication NETwork.||FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol.|
|2.||TELNET is also used for chat operation.||FTP is used for downloading the files.|
|3.||The Port number in which TELNET is work is 23.||The Port number in which FTP is work is 20 and 21.|
|4.||TELNET uses only one connection.||FTP establish two connections, one is for control command and another is for data transfer.|
|5.||Remote Login is necessary in TELNET.||Remote Login does not necessary in FTP.|
|6.||It does not provide high security, it provides only general security.||It provides high security than TELNET.|
|7.||It is used for remote login for a system.||It is used for transferring the files from one system to another system.|
|8.||It is a connection oriented protocol.||It is also a connection oriented protocol.|
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