AppleTalk Filing Protocol

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AppleTalk Filing Protocol

(networking)
(AFP) A client/server protocol used in AppleTalk communications networks. In order for non-Apple networks to access data in an AppleShare server, their protocols must translate into the AFP language.

See also: Columbia AppleTalk Package.
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