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Internet & World Wide Web: How to Program, Fourth Edition by P. J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., H. M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Chapter 21. Web Servers (IIS and Apache)

 

Stop abusing my verses, or publish some of your own.

 
 --Martial
 

There are three difficulties in authorship: to write anything worth the publishing, to find honest men to publish it, and to get sensible men to read it.

 
 --Charles Caleb Colton
 

When your Daemon is in charge, do not try to think consciously. Drift, wait and obey.

 
 --Rudyard Kipling

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you will learn:

  • To understand a web server’s functionality.

  • To introduce Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and Apache HTTP Server.

  • To set up virtual directories from which content can be served.

  • To test whether you set up the virtual directory properly.

Outline

21.1

Introduction

21.2

HTTP Transactions

21.3

Multitier Application Architecture ...

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