copy and paste action is which type traffic

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Apr 11th, 2008
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thanks in advance to all expert

Pls explain me if i copy and paste mpeg file of one 790 mb from local network to remote network acros the wan network .is this a udp traffic or tcp traffic?and what type of proccess happend at that time?

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graemeporter Fri, 04/11/2008 - 05:53
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If you're referring to copying a file from one location to another on a Windows network, then you're going to be using SMB (Server Message Block), which is a protocol which runs on TCP, and uses port 445.

Wikipedia has a good article on SMB; please look here:

Hope this helps!

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