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Unformatted text preview: servers exist mainly as repositories of files. Receiver’s Receiver’ mail server The Internet Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo A file server that uses this protocol is called an FTP server. 25 BUSI 335 Types of Servers (cont’d) Hyperlinked Documents Hyperlink It is a server that allows a user (client) to access documents and run computer programs that reside on remote computers. World Wide Web document on server in Chicago World Wide Web document on server in San Diego All Web clients (web browser) automatically (web automatically read and interpret HTML (hypertext markup language). Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo 26 Types of Servers (cont’d) What is a Web server? Web BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo World Wide Web document on server in Tokyo 27 BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo 28 Types of Servers (cont’d) Types of Servers (cont’d) Support for interfacing with “external” programs They are specialized types of Web servers with various commerce-related features. Enhanced security features Support for various types of client and server authentication BUSI 335 Support for various types of electronic payments Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo 29 BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo Types of Servers (cont’d) 30 Types of Servers (cont’d) Bank Order/payment information Encrypted communication link Corporate Corporate accounting accounting system system Commerce Commerce server server Verify payment Internet Consumer’ss Consumer’ Consumer’ client client Commerce Commerce server server Goods shipped to customer Product information and order verification BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo 31 BUSI 335 Shipping Shipping Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan and Carson Woo Order Order file file 32 E-Business and Enterprise Architecture Types of Servers (cont’d) Application Ser...
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