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What is a proxy server? A proxy server is a server (a computer system or an application) that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. What does a proxy server do? A proxy basically hides your IP address and lets you surf through the IP address of the server. A good proxy will offer other security features but this is the most basic thing you will need a proxy for.
What is mail server? A mail server is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e- mail for delivery. What does a mail server do? A mail server can receive e-mails from client computers and deliver them to other mail servers. A mail server can also deliver e-mails to client computers. A client computer is normally the computer where you read your e-mails, for example your computer at home or in your office.
What is a server? A server is a running instance of an application capable of accepting requests from the client and giving responses accordingly. What does a server do? It essential services across a network, either to private users inside a large organization or to public users via the internet.
What is a web server? Web servers are computers that give Web pages. Every Web server has an IP address and possibly a domain name. What does a web server do? Once contact has been made, the browser requests the data from the Web server, and using HTTP, the server delivers the data back to your browser. The browser in turn converts, or formats, the computer languages that the files are made up of into what you see displayed in your browser. In the same way the server can send the files to many client computers at the same time, allowing multiple clients to view the same page simultaneously.
What is web browser? A web browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. The two most popular browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox. Other major browsers include Google Chrome, Apple Safari and Opera. While most commonly use to access information on the web, a browser can also be used to access information hosted on Web servers in private networks.
what is Email? Email is Short for electronic mail, e-mail or email is a message that may contain text, files, images, or other attachments sent through a network to a specified individual or group of individuals. The first e-mail was sent by Ray Tomlinson in 1971. By1996, more electronic mail was being sent than postal mail. The following is a breakdown of an Internet e-mail address example. firstname.lastname@example.org what are email used for? Email is used as a form of business communication and overall it is a highly effective communication tool. Email is inexpensive, only requiring an Internet connection that is generally already present in the business. Although a printout of emails is possible, emails often stay as soft copies because archiving and retrieving email communications is easy to do. From the CEO to the janitorial staff and even temporary employees of the business can send and receive email communications.