Web Server

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Web Server

Any hardware or software allowing a computer to connect to the Internet. A web server allows one to visit websites, post or share content, and view advertisements.
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Plain HTTP servers can only serve whole files," Vietor says.
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509 version 3 certificates and version 2 certificate revocation lists (CRLs), protocols for issuing and revoking certificates, online certificate status mechanisms, protocols for retrieving certificates and CRLs from LDAP, FTP, and HTTP servers, and guidance for authors of certificate policies.