About the Web server

The Web server is a computer running a Web server software application that enables it to respond to requests received from browsers. Every Web server has an IP address and a domain name. For example, if you enter the URL, http://www.example.com/index.html in your browser, this sends a request to the server whose domain name is example.com. The server then fetches the page named index.html and sends it to your browser.

Web server management tasks include:

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