what is web server?
what is web server? what to do web server?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
A web server stores your website pages and http information, to display ur website on the net
you need a lot for a web server dnt try it
- 4 years ago
On the Internet, virtual hosting is the provision of Web server hosting services so that a company (or individual) doesn't have to purchase and maintain its own Web server and connections to the Internet. A virtual hosting provider is sometimes called a Web or Internet "space provider." Some companies providing this service simply call it "hosting." Typically, virtual hosting provides a customer who wants a Web site with: domain name registration assistance, multiple domain names that map to the registered domain name, an allocation of file storage and directory setup for the Web site files (HTML and graphic image files), e-mail addresses, and, optionally, Web site creation services. The virtual hosting user (the Web site owner) needs only to have a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) program for exchanging files with the virtual host. Some virtual hosting providers make it possible for customers to have more control of their Web site file system, e-mail names, passwords, and other resources and say that they are providing each customer a virtual server - that is, a server that appears to be entirely their own server. When a customer does indeed want to have its very own server, some hosting providers allow the customer to rent a dedicated server at the hosting provider's location. If a customer is allowed to place their own purchased equipment at the provider's location, this is known as colocation.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
a server for the purpose of holding web material
a server is just an expensive fast computer that you usually leave on all the time.
Then you could store your webpage information on there and people could access it 24/7 and send you information etc...
- newton3010Lv 61 decade ago
A web server is software made to serve out content to the web. You may also see it used to refer to the computer itself that is running the web server software. You can serve out all types of content from web pages to documents, music ,to online game engines that people can connect to.
this page you see comes from a web server.
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- rchilly2000Lv 51 decade ago
a web server is basically a file server. like when you go to yahoo.com, you are actually accessing files from yahoos web server. it contains everything they need to run all their web pages. hope this is helps.
- 1 decade ago
It's basically a computer somewhere, connected to the internet with software allowing it to host a website, or files for access by other people on the net.
- ?Lv 71 decade ago
The clue is in the name.
It is software that sends web page to other machines that request them.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
a computer connected to the internet that transfers webpages to ones browser