Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!== Overview == Examples of servers include: <div style="column-count:2;-moz-column-count:2;"> * [[Ad server]] * [[Authentication server]] * [[Caching server]] * [[Database server]] * [[Dedicated server]] * [[DNS server]] * [[Domain name server]] * [[Edge server]] * [[E-mail server]] * [[File server]] * [[FTP server]] * [[IRC server]] * [[Newsgroup server]] * [[Proxy server]] * [[Remote server]] * [[Root name server]] * [[Server farm]] * [[Virtual server]], and * [[Web server]]. </div> Almost the entire structure of the [[Internet]] is based upon a [[client-server]] model. Millions of servers are connected to the [[Internet]] and run continuously throughout the world. Among the many services provided by [[Internet]] servers are: the [[World Wide Web|Web]]; the [[Domain Name System]]; [[electronic mail]]; [[File Transfer Protocol|file transfer]]s; [[instant messaging]]; [[streaming audio]] and [[streaming video]], [[online gaming]], and countless others. Virtually every action taken by an ordinary [[Internet user]] requires one or more [[interaction]]s with one or more servers. Summary: Please note that all contributions to the The IT Law Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://itlaw.wikia.org/wiki/Server"