ASCII transfer

ASCII transfer

Transmitting ASCII data rather than program files, images and other non-textual data. Contrast with binary transfer.
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0 makes transferring files more secure in several ways including SSL through firewall/NAT support where users can specify a port range and an IP address for incoming traffic when running over SSL; ASCII transfer over SSH/SFTP; the ability to manage multiple client SSL certificates; implicit SSL support; Socks 4 and Socks 5 proxy support; and SSH security configuration capabilities (ciphers, MAC, compression).
ASCII transfers can be accomplished without communication software above the transport layer on the sending and receiving nodes.