Apple File Services Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the Apple File Services Protocol.

Protocol Description

The Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) is part of Apple File Service (AFS). It offers filer services for macOS and classic Mac OS.

Full Name

Apple Filing Protocol




Version 2.88

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 548 100%

Port Reference - RFC

  • TCP 548 - AFP Over TCP
  • UDP 548 - AFP Over TCP


File Server

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