How To Set Up A Web Server


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How To Set Up A Web Server

  1. 1. HOW TO SET UP A WEB SERVER <ul><li>Presented by: </li></ul><ul><li>Vijay Mistry </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>(Samantha) Thuy-Dung Nguyen </li></ul><ul><li>December 11,2009 </li></ul>
  2. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS <ul><li>Definition of a web server </li></ul><ul><li>What is an FTP web server? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you need to set it up? </li></ul><ul><li>How to set it up? </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition of a web server <ul><li>A web server is a computer program that delivers content, such as webpage, using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (http). </li></ul><ul><li>The term web server can also refer to the computer or virtual machine running the program. </li></ul>[1] [3]
  4. 4. What is an FTP server <ul><li>It is a File Transfer Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>It transfers any type of computer file such as music, picture, documents etc. </li></ul><ul><li>FTP runs on Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) </li></ul><ul><li>Created originally to promote the sharing of files </li></ul>[2]
  5. 5. What do you need to set it up <ul><li>Internet service </li></ul><ul><li>Computer that will run operating smoothly </li></ul><ul><li>Router (not necessary depending on modem provided by your ISP) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Set up a web server Step 1 <ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>You will need a high-speed connection capable of bringing information to your home downloading and sending information out to the Internet uploading. </li></ul><ul><li>Most DSL and cable connections allow this, but some limit the amount of information that users are allowed to upload. </li></ul><ul><li>Check with your local provider to see if they have such limits. </li></ul>[4]
  7. 7. Set up a web server step 2 <ul><ul><li>The next thing you should think about is a domain name. Your </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>domain name is the name people will use to look up your web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pages or to send you email. You will want to register this domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>name. There are several services that can help do that. If you're </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>using a dsl connection or a cable modem, you may not have a </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>static network address, so you should look at services from sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>like: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of these services can also help with domain registration. </li></ul></ul>[4]
  8. 8. Set up a web server step 3 <ul><li>Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Have an internet connection and have set </li></ul><ul><li>up your domain name </li></ul><ul><li>The next step is to purchase and set up a home router. This piece of equipment will allow you to share your network connection with several computers. </li></ul><ul><li>importantly, it will also serve as a first line of defence for your home web server. </li></ul>[4][5]
  9. 9. Set up a web server step 4 <ul><li>The last piece of hardware you will need is the actual computer. </li></ul><ul><li>There a few requirements for the machine which are: </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum processor speed of 1Ghz </li></ul><ul><li>At least 1 Gigabyte (GB) of RAM in system memory </li></ul><ul><li>Adequate storage for your website's needs </li></ul>[5]
  10. 10. CONCLUSION <ul><li>In conclusion setting up a web server is really simple </li></ul><ul><li>As long as we have all equipment and follow instructions needed one shouldn't have any difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>It is a benefit to have one set up at home to be able to transfer data without the need of carry in physical storage devices </li></ul>
  11. 11. REFERENCES <ul><li>[1] </li></ul><ul><li>[2] </li></ul><ul><li>[3] </li></ul><ul><li>[4] h ttp:// </li></ul><ul><li>[5] </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>