web server
A computer or a program that provides web services on the internet. A web server accepts requests based on the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP). A web server also executes server-side scripts, such as Active Server Pages (ASP) and JavaServer Pages (JSP).
Related terms
Active Server Page (ASP), HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP), JavaServer Page (JSP), request, web service
Contrast with
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)

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