Configuring Your Test Environment

WAP developers today can find an almost endless number of Web servers available for their development efforts. In fact, the variety of Web servers available can leave you scratching your head, wondering which one works best for your needs.

For the purposes of this book, we’ll stick with Web servers designed for the Windows operating systems. Table 13.1 provides a summary of the various Windows operating systems and the Web servers that are available for each.

Table 13.1. Web Servers Associated with Operating Systems
Web Server Company Operating System
Internet Information Server 4.0 (IIS 4.0) Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Internet Information Server 5.0 (IIS 5.0) Microsoft Windows 2000/XP
Personal Web Server 4.0 ...

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