Choose the transfer protocol best suited to the business and technology needs. Consider factors related to security and performance when selecting the transfer protocol. Work with the application administrator to determine which connection protocols are supported for the machines housing the deployment environments. The following list provides some suggestions for when to use the above protocols.
No additional product configuration is required to enable one FTP mode over another. Application administrators need to consider their FTP server configuration (particularly as they relate to security and firewall settings) when selecting an FTP protocol for transferring data.