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 Mark Allman, Shawn Ostermann. FTP Extensions for Variable Protocol Specification. Technical Report CR-209414, NASA Glenn Research Center, February 2000. PS | PDF Abstract: The specification for the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) assumes that the underlying network protocols use a 32-bit network address and a 16-bit transport address (specifically IP version 4 and TCP). With the deployment of version 6 of the Internet Protocol, network addresses will no longer be 32-bits. This paper specifies extensions to FTP that will allow the protocol to work over a variety of network and transport protocols. BibTeX: @techreport{AO00, author = "Mark Allman and Shawn Ostermann", title = "{FTP Extensions for Variable Protocol Specification}", institution = "NASA Glenn Research Center", year = 2000, number = "CR-209414", month = feb, }  This is an extended version of RFC 2428 that contains material that was not standardized by the IETF. This report is \textit{not} consistent with [AOM98]. This report should be taken as a historic document published in the hope that the additional extensions specified in this report will be helpful to the standards process at some point in the future.
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