An Introduction to Servers. Loretta Floyd. Introduction . This Presentation is a Brief Introduction to Servers You will learn the basic Types of Servers How an Internet Server Works Comparisons of Selected Server Types. Agenda. Define the Types of Servers Compare Internet Servers.
--HTTP Server- uses Hypertext Transfer Protocol to serve static content to a web browser by loading a file from a disk and serving it across the network to a user’s web browser
--Routers - forward packets from one computer on one network to any other computer on any other network. Routers make the internet appear to be a single network
i.e. the protocol for email may be SMTP or POP, the above information is encapsulated in mail protocols, your e-mail server performs these same functions using your composed e-mail message form