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Antonio Vazquez, Learn CentOS Linux Network Services, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2379-6_7

7. Web Server

Antonio Vazquez

(1)Madrid, Madrid, Spain

If there is a service that comes to everyone’s mind when talking about the Internet, it is web service. Everybody can search anything on Google, because a web server—actually lots of them—provides users with the information that they see in their browsers.

So, what happens every time someone browses the Web? When a user executes his/her favorite browser and types “ www.google.com ,” for example, the browser queries the Domain Name System (DNS) about the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer: “ www.google.com .” Once the browser gets the answer from the DNS , it establishes a Transmission ...

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