Difference between FTP and TFTP?


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FTP or TFTP connection is required when we want to access the switch through ethernet
File Transfer Protocol(FTP):
Username and password authentication required.Requires FTP server on the network.In the Enable-Privileged EXEC mode user can copy configuration to the flash using the command
copy flash:config.text ftp:

TFTP:
No authentication required.Requires TFTP server on the network.In the Enable-Privileged EXEC mode user can copy configuration to the flash using the command
copy flash:config.text tftp: