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In computing, sendfile is a command which can be found in a number of contexts :

Sendfile (Unix), a push-based asynchronous file transfer, regardless of whether local or remote, using the Simple Asynchronous File Transfer (SAFT), an Internet protocol bound to TCP port 487[1]


  1. ^ Ulli Horlacher (2008-05-01). "SAFT / sendfile". Retrieved 2010-04-28. 
  2. ^ sendfile(2): transfer data between file descriptors – Linux Programmer's Manual – System Calls
  3. ^ sendfile(2): send a file to a socket – FreeBSD System Calls Manual