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FUNCTIONS OF A WEB SERVER

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1)The client’s browser divides the URL into diff. parts dividing including address, path name and protocol.

2)DNS translates the domain name into the corresponding IP address .the numeric combination represents the site’s true address on the internet.

3)The browser now decides which protocol should be used .a protocol in common parlance is a language which the client’s to communicate with the server. FTP,HTTP are some such protocols.

4)The server sends a GET request to the web server to retrieve the address it has been given. It verifies given address exists, finds necessary files ,runs appropriate scripts exchanges cookies if necessary and returns back to the browser.

5)The browser now converts the data into HTML and displays results to the user. If it does not locate it sends an error message to the browser and to the client.