Introduction of web server: What is a webserver
A web server is computer application software which is installed in to the computer hardware .It helps to deliver the content of the web site through internet. A web sever is not just a computer application, It is a combination of computer hardware and computer software. Computer hardware like hard disk is used for host website and software is used for process client request.
The primary function of a web server is to deliver web
pages to clients. This means delivery of HTML documents and any additional
A client, commonly a web browser, initiates communication by making a request for a specific resource using HTTP and the server responds with the content of that resource, or an error message if unable to do so. The resource is typically a real file on the server's secondary memory, but this is not necessarily the case and depends on how the web server is implemented.
While the primary function is to serve content, a full implementation of HTTP also includes a way of receiving content from clients. This feature is used for submitting web forms, including uploading of files.