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Drupal 7 Multi-sites Configuration by Matt Butcher

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Web servers

Once networking is configured, we can move to the next layer and work with the web server. In a nutshell, a web server's responsibility is to listen for network requests that use the HTTP or HTTPS protocols, and then respond to these requests. Sometimes responding is as simple as delivering a static response or sending the contents of a file on the file system. Images are often served like this. Other times the web server may need to coordinate with other software on the system. Other software may generate the response and feed that back to the web server, which then sends the data back to the client. The original Common Gateway Interface (CGI) worked in this way, and many contemporary web technologies still do. On some servers, like ...

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