Which of these protocols would be most likely associated with a Windows file transfer?
E) Now, how do I get that file back?
The answer: C) SMB
Microsoft uses SMB (Server Message Block) to provide file and printer sharing in the Windows operating system.
LDAP is a directory protocol that does not transfer files, and FTP and SFTP are standard file transfer protocols which are used on many different operating systems.
Want to know more? Watch “Common Network Protocols.”
Today’s networks use complex protocols to resolve IP addresses, maintain user databases, transfer files, and manage infrastructure devices. In this video, you’ll learn about DHCP, DNS, LDAP and X.500, SNMP, SMB, SSH, and SFTP.