- Because of these things
- A browser is a piece of software, downloaded or already included on your computer.
- DNS Servers maintain a directory of Domain Names and translate them into IP addresses.
- Web browsers and servers are a client-server program. the client must request the browser that is connected to a server.
- a URL is a link to a specific site when an IP is giving information to a host network
- Key Terms:
- WEB & IM & Email & FTP
IIS: Internet Information Services (IIS) is a Microsoft web server. It “provides a secure, easy-to-manage, modular and extensible platform for reliably hosting websites, services and applications” (Microsoft) so you can host your own sites and servers. It is a flexible web server, and it is used often.
OS x server: OS x server is an Apple software that can do:
- screen sharing
- printer sharing
- file sharing
It is similar to IIS, but Apple made it and its a bit different because it has different creators