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stateful protocol


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A protocol which is able to remember and store details of the interactions which it governs. A good example of such a protocol is the File Transfer Protocol which, for example, remembers the identity of the client that is using it to download files. Stateful protocols differ from stateless protocols such as the Hypertext Transfer Protocol used for transferring Web pages to browsers.

Subjects: Computing.


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