- Hypertext Transfer Protocol. The Internet protocol used to retrieve hypertext objects from remote hosts. HTTP messages consist of requests from client to server and responses from server to client.
HyperText Transfer Protocol. The Internet protocol, based on TCP/IP, used to fetch hypertext objects from remote hosts. See also TCP/IP.
- Browse Related Terms: File Transfer Protocol, FTP, HTTP, HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol), HTTPS, HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure sockets), IIOP, Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE), ORB, scheme, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol), well-known port
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