HoST is a Hosting Server Tool which allows system administrators of virtual hosting solutions to administer their server and to allow clients to administer their own part of the server.
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In a Tivoli environment, a computer that serves as a managed node for a profile distribution.
Any computer on a network that provides some kind of services - web, mail, FTP, etc. All servers that a web hosting company is running can be called hosts as they have web, mail, ftp server running there.
A computer that is attached to a network and that provides services to other computers and users on the network. Host computers range in size from microcomputers to mainframes; the term is frequently used for a time-sharing computer that is the destination of a remote log-in session.
A computer connected to one or more networks that provides resources and services to workstations and other computers connected to the network. Also known as a server.
A computer, router, or workstation which may or may not be on a network.
A Host is an individual computer on a network. Hosts often have names, and those names are commonly expressed in the form host.yourdomain.com.
A machine accessible over a network. host principal A particular instance of a service principal in which the principal (signified by the primary name host) is set up to provide a range of network services, such as ftp, rcp, or rlogin. host/boston.eng.acme.com@ENG.ACME.COM is an example of a host principal. See also server principal.
A computer system that is accessed by a user working at a remote location on another terminal.
A host computer comprises the central hardware and software resources of a computer complex, e.g. CPU, memory, channels, disk and magnetic tape I/O subsystems plus operating and applications software. The term is used to denote all non-network items.
A company with computers connected to the internet to allow people access to your website any time, day or night.
An Internet company providing storage space for web sites on their server computer(s).
a computer system that provides a working environment to many users. So a "UNIX host" is such a system that runs the UNIX operating system.
The machine on which one or more servers reside.
A computer on a network that provides computational services and boot procedures to clinet systems and terminals.
The list host runs the list server upon which a given list is managed. It can be a large company, hosting thousands of email publications --like Topica and eGroups-- or an individual, hosting lists on his/her personal computer.
Any computer system that connects to a network ranging in size from PCs to supercomputers.
Computer system on a network. Similar to the term node except that host usually implies a computer system, whereas node generally applies to any networked system, including access servers and routers. See also node.
Any entity on the network that can initiate a transmission. A router, a server or a workstation.
An addressable computer system on a TCP/IP network. It is typically a system that offers resources to network nodes.
A separate computer to which you log in to and use files kept on that computer.
1. In a local office, a single computer set up to run workstations throughout the site as dumb terminals or Xwindows terminals. All of the computer processing resides on the host computer, the terminals on people's desks are only for display and entry of information. 2. On the Internet, a host is a node in the Internet. User mail is addressed in the form user@host, where "user" is the person's name on the computer, and "host" is the name of the computer system they are using.
Your local computer. The term host is often used as in host interpreter and host commands, and is really meant to warn you that in this context commands may differ depending on which host/machine (often VMS versus UNIX) you work.
Similar to Hostname, this is the IP Address or DNS of the computer hosting your web site. If your site’s domain is ‘www.widgets.com,’ then the Host appears in Logs as ‘www.widgets.com.
Any computer on a network that provides services to other computers: server. Hosts provide services such as WWW and E-mail.
A computer system that is accessed by computers and/or workstations at remote locations. Usually the host contains the data, but in networks, the remote locations can be the host and provide information to the network.
A host is the computer that is accessed remotely by another to perform a function or retrieve data. For example, when you visit a Web site, you are connecting to a host.
In a network, the primary or controlling computer in a multiple computer installation.
The central or controlling computer in a networked or distributed processing environment, providing services that other computers or terminals can access via the network. Computers connected to the Internet are also described as hosts, and can be accessed using ftp, telnet, Gopher, or a World Wide Web browser.
a central computer which provides services (e.g. access to database) to network users. Also known as a server information superhighway: a media-hyped term for the Internet
See Web host and 4.1.1 Getting the right web hosting.
A computer that functions as the start and end point for data transfer, and thought of as the place where a Web site resides. An Internet host has a unique IP address and a unique domain or host name. A host can also refer to a Web hosting company.
slang expression to refer either to the main computer or a file server (see Server).
a company, like Affinity, that provides the hardware, software and communications lines for websites "owned" by other people or companies.
This is a computer on a network or the internet that is dedicated to providing services or files to other computers (i.e., users) on the network or internet.
a computer that users of other computers can connect to and use.
The physical computer on which the VirtualCenter virtual machines are installed.
(noun) A computer connected to a network. (verb) To store and manage another company's technology and/or content on your own servers.
Any computer on a network that is set up as a client, available to other computers on the network. Hosting allows the information to be freely available for anyone browsing the Internet to possibly have access to view it.
A computer or a device that provides control for other devices and hosts applications used by other devices.
Any computer on a network or dial-up service which provides data to other computers.
The host is the central computer to any given VGAP game. To this person/computer all TRN files must be sent and from it all RST files are issued. It is on this computer that game action actually occurs (although players view it on their own PC).
A central computer that provides services for other computers and terminals attached to it.
Any computer on the Internet that can be addressed directly through a unique IP address.
A PC or other computer connected to device. If several computers are connected together on a network, the controlling computer is the host. A host can be a desktop, laptop, or notebook PC.
A fancy word for a computer on a network. This includes a user or server across the Internet or in the same office. The hostname of a server on the Internet also includes the domain name to make a complete Internet address. For instance, if a machine is known locally as server1 and is part of the domain at yahoo.com, the full hostname is server1.yahoo.com.
1. A computer that allows users to communicate with other host computers on a network. 2. A chat term for someone who is managing a chat. Hosts often act as referees and have the power to turn participants into spectators and vice versa.
The main computer system to which users are connected.
A computer that provides services directly to users. Each host (device) in TCP/IP is assigned a unique IP address.
Host is the term assigned to the management system for a virtualized server. Typically this is a specially priviledged kernel that can access raw hardware devices and can create/destroy virtual machines (guests). Common examples of hosts are UML host kernel, VMWare ESX Service Console, Xen Domain0. HVM ardware-assisted irtual achine refers to VMs that are taking advantage of Intel-VT or AMD Pacifica extensions. May be a Xen specific acronym.
The computer being viewed by the remote user. The host allows the remote to control the host keyboard and mouse, and access applications. If you are familiar with VNC or TridiaVNC, the host is the same as the “server.” Since both the host and remote software are included in DoubleVision Pro, once DoubleVision Pro is installed, the computer can be used as a host or remote machine.
Storing files on a computer for other people (known as clients). If you use your free Web space with your ISP, you will have uploaded files to their computers and they are your hosting company.
a computer that other computers can use to gain information; any computer attached to a network.
For purposes of this discussion, a Host is an IP-capable machine connected to an IP network. A computing device attached to an IP network by only one interface. Although a host can have more than one interface, those hosts usually perform routing functions, and are therefore called routers.
The main computer in a system of computers or terminals connected by communications links.
The computer that provides the services and facilities used by the other computers/terminals.
A HOST record is a DNS record that defines the address of a specific host (or server). Let's say you have two machines connected to the internet each with their own IP address. You can define a host record for the first one to point to your root domain, such as "yourdomain.com", and the second to point to the other machine, such as "mail.yourdomain.com".
The host is the desktop computer or workstation that we use to develop programs which are then transferred or downloaded to the target system.
Any computer which can be reached via PennNet.
A term for an account that hosts (pays for) other accounts. For example, a Purple Box Site that hosts various Internet Gateway Accounts.
a computer that can be accessed over a network.
The computer that allows connections from other computers. The other computers are known as clients.
A PC, workstation, or mainframe connected to a network.
This is a computer that acts as a server for other computers on a network. It ...
Central computers with which an on-line terminal communicates.
A computer providing a service on a network.
A single computer or workstation; it can be connected to a network.
Computers that establish domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers when referring to name servers.
A computer that provides services to another computer; for example, storing downloadable files.
In packet- and message-switching communications networks, the collection of hardware and software that makes use of packet or message switching to support user-to-user, i.e., end-to-end, communications, interprocess communications, and distributed data processing. 2.
A computer that is part of a network that provides services to other computers. Most hosts provide services such as email and web access.Example: ecc.dcccd.edu has "ecc" as the host
A computer that hosts applications and may initiate I/O commands to a target.
The central computer used by your ISP and the other network operators.
This is the name for the computer that stores your web page. Whenever somebody wants to look at you business' web page, their computer contacts the host where you page is stored and the files are downloaded.
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A computer or CPU used to process transactions. NOVA’s host is called Stratus.
The host is a computer with a Web server that serves the pages for one or more Web sites. A host can also be the company that provides that service, which is known as hosting. 4) In other contexts, the term generally means a device or program that provides services to some smaller or less capable device or program.
any computer on a network that offers services or connectivity to other computers on the network. A host has an IP address associated with it.
A specific device connected to the Internet. Typically a computer, but may also be a device such as a Kelunji
A machine connected to the Internet network where Web sites reside and are made available to other computers on the network (and their users).
This is a mail server on the Internet that sends mail to your address.
A computer that is setup to allow connections from other machines (known as clients).
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The controlling computer in a communications network that primarily provides services and is the source or destination of messages.
Any device â€“ a computer, printer, or router â€“ that uses an IP address to communicate on a TCP/IP network.
Resource records that map DNS domain names to their IP address equivalent. Computers that share resources, such as DNS servers, mail servers, and web servers, must use A resource records.
A Computer that provides a particular service to a user such as storing a web site. These server s are typically owned, operated, maintained by a company or organization. If you use a host service, also called local internet service provider, it is common that your Web site address will have the name of your server within the address itself.
computer or participant in a net that can be identified by its IP address.
The computer system in which a SCSI host bus adapter is installed. It uses the SCSI host bus adapter to transfer information to and from devices attached to the SCSI bus.
Any device that is attached to the network and uses TCP/IP.
Generally, any computer on a network.
A company providing web space, usually to many sites. An online â€œlandlordâ€, of sorts. For a host to support MIVA Merchant, they need to install MIVA Empresa Virtual Machine on their server.
A computer that acts as a source of information or services to other computers.
A computer that users can log in to in order to run programs and access services.
A computer that contains data or programs that another computer can access through a network or modem.
the main computer in a system. Your service provider's computer is a host.
main computer of a local or remote network. (Keenan, p.92)
A company that huses and makes accessible the information and utilities on an Intranet or Web site. Some even design and prepare content.
A computer on the Internet that allows users to communicate with other hosts, not to be confused with servers, which specifically serve information to clients. Every computer on the Internet able to connect to other computers on the Internet is a host, whether it's being used as a client or a server.
A computer on the Internet with a unique name and/or IP address.
Any end user computer system that connects to a network. Hosts range in size from a personal computer to mainframes. It is these computers that contain the files and programs that allow users to FTP, Telnet, and perform the various other Internet applications.
Host has many meanings, but is usually refers to a computer or an IP address.
Server machine that allows public access for the purposes of sharing data.
Any computer or other device on a network that has been assigned an IP address.
a.k.a. node. A computer on a network that provides a service or information to other computers.
A host can be thought of as a server. By the time IB is implemented, servers will mostly be 1U rackmounted boxes rather than the floor—standing tower configurations that are now common.
Computer system residing on an network and capable of independently communicating with other systems on the network.
The name of a specific computer within a larger domain.
a computer that is identified by an IP address or by a domain name. In Web logs, the host is the machine that requested access to a Web site.
The organization giving, or renting, space to you on the internet. Your host is responsible for keeping your site on the web.
A computer containing data or programs that is accessible to other computers over a network, usually the Internet
A host is a company that has the necessary equipment (file servers) to hold the pages of a web ite. There is usually a monthly and other fees for storing the web site on the server and for allowing access to that website by website visitors.
A computer on the Internet, or any other network, that provides services.
The company that has your web site available on their computer 24 hours a day(if it's a good one).
The computer that other computers and peripherals connect to. See also initiator.
computer in which an applications or database resides.
any computer on a network that acts as a repository for resources available to other computers on the network
A node on a network. Usually refers to a computer or device on a network which both initiates and accepts network connections.
Another term for a server. Hosting services are companies that provide server space for web sites. See also ISP.
A networked computer that provides services that other computers or terminals can access.
A computer server that houses the information content of a Web site, and links the information to the Internet. May be part of the services provided by an ISP (Internet Service Provider).
The computer (server) on which a website is physically located.
The company offering server space where a website is stored. You can buy the space (think of it like your hard drive) for your website through companies such as godaddy.com or Lunarpages.com Along with a domain name, the only thing you have to pay for to have a website.
The server on which a web site is located. In order to have a web site online, you must have it host ed somewhere. This can be thought of as renting a piece of property to "house" your site.
Any system connected to the same local network.
a computer that communicates across the Internet
Any network device with a TCP/IP network address.
Any computer that provides services to remote computers or users.
A large computer, running major applications and containing considerable quantities of data which is contacted through a network by subordinate computers (PCs, terminals, etc) for processing or information. Smaller hosts are generally known as servers.
Also called a server, a computer that has a direct connection to the Internet.
A device connected to a network. See also node.
Computer; can be referred to any PC. ompany providing hosting service. See Hosting. top of the page
The Internet Service Provider (ISP) that makes a website available on the Internet.
Term used in the Internet community to describe any device attached to the network that provides application-level service.
the name of a particular computer of a larger network.
A computer that makes services available to other computers, such as www and Usenet.
a computer on the Internet. Machine and server are often used as synonyms.
Any networked computer that requests or receives data.
The computer that holds a copy of a website and enables it to be viewed through the internet.
a computer that provides a particular service to a user. This includes information or communications.
The computer providing file transfer and communications services to client computers.
Computer that controls network communication in a hierarchical network.
Simply put, this is a computer you connect to. This could be for your Internet access, a web page or chat room.
A computer that acts as a server. It is quite common to have one host machine provide several services, such as WWW and FTP
Any computer that is a repository for Web sites to make them available to the Internet It is quite common to have one host machine provide several services, such as SMTP (email) as well as HTTP (web). Nantucket.net hosts many web sites.
A computer that acts as a source of information for other computers or devices. For domain names, the term host generally refers to the name server.
At Nic AG, the term is most often used to refer to name servers, the computers that have both the software and the data required to resolve domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers.
A physical computing element. This element characterizes the physical configuration of a computing node, including processors, software, storage elements, etc.
A computer that hosts a site in the Net.
A computer that stores web accounts. You will often get a contract with an ISP to host your web site.
the server where a Web site "lives"
In a TCP/IP network, each end system connected to a TCP/IP network. Each host has a unique name and address. The local host is the system you are using, and the remote host is the system with which you are communicating.
A computer on a network that is a repository for services to other computers. One host often provides multiple services, such as SMTP (email) and HTTP (web).
A company that provides disk space on their servers to other companies and individuals so that their web sites are available on the Internet.
A powerful computer which can support the work of many users simultaneously, who log on from interactive terminals or workstations through a Communications Network. It usually provides more secure and reliable storage than a personal computer for valuable files.
A mainframe computer that acts identically to an IBM-PC
The main computer of a network that processes data transmitted by credit card terminals.
A computer which you are able to log on.
A central computer that other computers within a network can access.
A computer, usually remote, where data is stored and accessed.
A computer running a website.
A single computer on the Internet. Hosts can be servers, workstations, routers, or any other networked device.
the central or controlling computer on a network; it provides services accessed by the other computers on the network.
A computer that is connected to a network (such as the Internet or an SNA network) and provides an access point to that network. The host can be any system; it does not have to be a mainframe.
A computer acting as an information or communications server.
This is the computer on which your web site is located. The host computer may be belong to your company or it may belong to an ISP where more than one site may be hosted.
A computer server, typically networked, that runs applications used by or from other computers (e.g., web servers, file servers, and application servers).
A machine that is accessible over a network.
A computer on the Internet that you may be able to log on to. You can use FTP to get files from a host computer, and use other programs (such as Telnet) to make use of the host computer.
At the crack of five o'clock, this is what you turn the FileMaker Server into so that everyone can enjoy a brutal first person shoot-em-up game.
A host is a computer on the Net which allows other computers to connect with it. This could be for a number of different reasons including downloading, playing games or chatting.
refers to a computer and is commonly used when talking about computers that are connected to a network.
The communal file cabinet of the mainframe computer allowing access by all legislative employees in Sacramento and district offices. The Host is maintained by the Legislative Data Center which is a part of Legislative Counsel. It contains information such as bill analyses, bill status, bill text, votes, and other useful information for bill tracking and research.
Computer that provides documents to users, functioning as the beginning and end point for data transfers.
Any computer that supports exchange of mail over MMDF. See local host.
Computer on which applications may be executed or logins allowed.
A computer that is attached to a network or the Internet. Hosts allow users on client machines to connect and share files or transfer information. Individual users communicate with hosts by using client application programs.
Also called a name server. A computer that has both the software and the data (zone files) needed to resolve domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers. To top
The computer that is running the software that you need to use. If the computer is streaming server located on the internet then when asked for the host or hostname you must supply an IP Number or URL of the computer.
Host - The host of a website is the computer on which a web site hypertext files are physically stored. This computer is on 24/7 and in most cases has a "backup" computer in case of failure at another location.
A computer connected to a network, and providing an access method to that network. A host provides end-user services.
This is the company that provides you space on a computer that is constantly connected to the Internet.
A networked computer dedicated to providing a certain kind of service. Usually refers to a computer that stores the website files and has a web server running on it.
A large computer, stroring information or running program s, with which you interact when working on the system. As the name suggests it acts as "host" for you while you are working.
A company that provides the server (including space and bandwidth) for your website content, email, etc.
this the company/place where your website files are held so that they are viewed on the WWW.
Any computer on a network that supplies services to other computers on the network. Generally, host machines provide other services, such as SMTP (email) and HTTP (web).
A computer that offers a service or services to Internet users. A "host" can offer a wide range of services to Internet users.
Any computer connected to a network which has resources (eg.., public domain programs, text/data files,mailboxes.) and user accounts.
Host is where the files are actually kept for your web site and where people go to see your web site on the internet
Generally refers to the computer which stores the files of, for example, a website. In a broader sense, the "host" is any machine which handles the services of other computers.
Specifically, a host is remote machine that another machine, a client, draws data from. Broadly, a host is a computer connected to a network with a unique address allowing other computers to communicate with it.
A network computer that is a repository for services available to other computers on the network.
A computer on a network or the Internet containing services available to other users. Users communicate with hosts using client programs such as Web browsers.
A "Host", or "Hostname", on Internet, is a name used to reference a set of numbers (see IP Address) which in turn is used to access a specific machine. You could use just the IP address, but hostnames are often easier to remember. It is important to understand that IP addresses are always numbers separated by periods, like 127.0.0.1, whereas hostnames can contain alpha or numeric characters (like voy.com). Sometimes a hostname may even include numbers in it, but don't confuse it with an IP address -- 127.0.0.1.voy.com is still a hostname. Another important point is, while each computer is given its own IP address, sometimes, many users end up going through one machine before they access a website. This means they all look the same to VoyForums, for instance. Users with a constant live connection to Internet may have their own name, other users are assigned a name each time they connect to their Internet Provider. When they get a new ID each time, or if a lot of users get routed through the same "gateway", it adds a certain amount of anonymity to the user -- that is, a website won't be able to know the specific location of the user.
When a server acts as a host it means that other computers on the network do not have to download the software that this server carries. For instance, L-Soft international, Inc. offers the EASESM and ListPlex® products, which the customers can license without having to store them on their own computers.
Any end-user computer system that connects to a network. In this document, the term host refers to the computer system connected to the LAN interface of the cable access router.
A computer containing software for one or more sites, which is connected to the Web. A host may contain multiple servers.
In general terms a host is a single or multi user computer that can send and receive data over the Internet.
The computer tied to the internet that stores your web page for others to view.
A computer is often referred to as a host when talking about networks. Each computer is assigned a unique IP address. There are some exceptions, where several computers will share a single IP address, or one computer can have several IP addresses. In Summary, each unique IP address is referred to as a host.
A central computer which provides services, such as database access, to users across a network. Also known as a server.
A server that is managed by the N1 Grid Service Provisioning System.
A computer system that provides resources to locally and/or remotely logged-on users.
A computer directly connected to the Internet. This generally would not include computers on a LAN that can access the Internet.
A computer system that is accessed by a user or client computer.
The computer that provides web pages to clients or users. Also called the server.
A computer running an installation of the calendar server or directory server.
A host is the name of a networking computer.
A computer that provides a service for a number of people that are connected to it. So, when you connect to CMATHER.COM, you are then connected to a host that will process your requests. Internet Relay Chat is conducted through hosts. Host means virtually the same thing as "server".
Technically, the computer that your website is stored on. The term is also often applied to the organisations that provide hosting services. A good host is essential, if you want to avoid problems with your website. See the 31 steps to a usable web site for ten questions to ask potential web hosts.
Any computer that is connected to the Internet. To offer the use of one's computer as a web server to someone else, often for a fee.
The computer server or company that provides a platform, or a "home," for an application.
As used here, a computer that participates in a Network Load Balancing cluster. A host is also called a server.
A computer on a network that supplies a service available to other computers on the network. Some host machines provide several services, such as WWW and USENET. See Also: Node , Network
The computer that is sharing its resources. (can also refer to individual PC on the internet or a network).
Computer in which an application or database resides.
The computer where your website resides. A host computer is also referred to as a server.
An internet service provider ( ISP), computer or mainframe that stores data for you and is connected to the Internet.
A networked computer dedicated to providing a certain kind of service. Most hosts on the internet are web servers (a type of host).
A computer that provides services to other "client" computers on a network. On the Internet, a single computer often provides multiple host functions, such as processing email, serving web pages, and running applications.
A computer system upon which SD-UX software management operations are performed. See local host.
A fuzzy term, usually meant as a synonym for either 'computer' or 'IP address', which often doesn't matter as there is typically one IP address per computer.
This is the company/server where your Web site resides -- your Internet Presence Provider (IPP). The same company may also be your Internet Access Provider (dial-up or cable), but it doesn't have to be. Shared hosting means that your site is on the same computer as many others. Dedicated hosting means that yours is the only site on that host -- usually that's because you chew up a lot of disk space -- but they still own the computer itself. Co-location means that you own the server, but it's at the provider's physical location.A Virtual host is -- pedantically -- a shared host. It is also used to describe an alias.
As a noun, the word "host" refers to the computer in a network where websites reside, or where the software that supports delivery of services like chat, email, listserv, etc. is installed. As a verb, "to host' is store content or data on a computer that is connected to a network.
Any computer on a network that is repository for services available to other computers on the network.
The individual or website that displays online advertising. See Publisher.
Any computer that is connected to the Internet or a network.
A networked mainframe or minicomputer used to service another computer beyond simply storing and forwarding information.
A computer which contains all of the files in a website.
When you hear the term "host" in the Internet world, it is referring to an Internet company that has the required servers and software to connect domain names to (IP) Internet Protocol numbers so that your site can be viewed by the public when they type your domain in their browser window. Basically this is where you house your site, and you usually have to pay a monthly or annual fee for this service.
1. A computer system accessed by a user from a remote location. In the case of two computer systems connected via modem, the "host" is the system containing the data and the "remote" is the computer at which the user is working. 2. A computer that is connected to a TCP/IP network, including the Internet. Each host has a unique IP address. 3. As a verb, "host" means providing the infrastructure for a computer service. A company that hosts a Web server may provide the hardware and software needed to run that server, but does not supply all the content on that server.
The service that will house your web site. Your web pages (and associated images) will be sent via FTP to your host's computer (their servers) and from there, anyone on the internet will be able to view your site. Most hosts charge a monthly fee to use their server space. Any place that offers free hosting will usually attach advertising to your pages.
A single, addressable device on a network. Computers, networked printers, and routers are hosts.
In informatics, host is synonymous with server. A host or server is where the code and content of a web site physically live. The word host can also be used to describe the ISP or company that provides the hardware and connectivity to a website.
Simply a computer on the network. When you are connected to Virgin.net, your computer is a host.
Computer that provides web-documents to clients or users.
A computer or group of computers within a system acting as the Central Processing Unit (CPU).
An OpenSTA Host is a networked computer or device used to execute a Task Group during a Test-run. Use the Test Pane in Commander to select the Host you want to use a to run Task Group. Host also refers to a computer or device that houses one or more components of a Web Application Environment under Test, such as a database. Use Collectors to define a Host and the type of performance data you want to monitor and collect during a Test-run
Your internet service provider host is the computer you connect to for internet access. Your website host is the computer where your website files are located, which allows visitors access from the internet.
A computer that allows users to communicate with other host computers on a network. Individual users communicate by using client programs, such as electronic mail, Telnet and FTP. Every computer on the Internet with its own IP address is designated as a host.
Either a workstation or server, i.e. any computer system connected to a network.
information processor that provides supporting services to users and/or other processors; server with which the FTP is to communicate in a network
A computer that functions as the beginning and end point of data transfers. Most commonly known of as the place where your Web site resides. An Internet host has a unique Internet address (IP address) and a unique domain or host name.
(noun) (1) A computer system that is accessed by a user working at a remote location. Typically, the term is used when there are two computer systems connected by modems and telephone lines. The system that contains the data is called the host, while the computer at which the user sits is called the remote terminal. (2) A computer that is connected to a TCP/IP network, including the Internet. Each host has a unique IP address. (verb) To provide the infrastructure for a computer service. For example, there are many companies that host Web servers. This means that they provide the hardware, software, and communications lines required by the server, but the content on the server may be controlled by someone else.
Any computer system or device attached to the internet.
A computer that has full access to other computers on the internet. A host is also a web server that serves the pages for one or more Web sights on a computer.
Any computer directly connected to a network that acts as a repository for services (e.g. e-mail, Usenet newsgroups, ftp or World Wide Web) available for other computers on the network. See also Server.
information processor that provides supporting services to users and/or other processors; server (remote) with which the FTP is to communicate. Local host is the system you are working from; remote hosts are all the other systems.
uniquely reachable internet connected computer There is at least one user per host.
A company that leases its server (computer) space to websites.
Generally a single homed host on a link. Normally it has only one active network interface, e.g. Ethernet or (not and) PPP.
A host is a computer which is connected directly to the Internet and is able to act as a home for sites which can be shared across the Internet.
a computer linked to the Internet (a world-wide network of networks)
A host is the computer with an IP (Internet Protocol) address which one contacts tpo get onto the Internet.
A computer connected to a network. The term usually refers to the physical machine, which may include multiple applications or even multiple network address es. See also node.
A computer, attached to a network. Similar to node.
A computer. In particular a source or destination of messages from the point of view of the communication network.
A computer in the internetwork environment on which mailboxes or SMTP processes reside.
Any computer that serves (provides resources; data, WWW, etc.) other computers or users.
the owner of a web server. Web pages are simple documents, and they need a place to live for others to find them. (see also "web server").
A computer on a network. A place (computer) where internet files are kept, and served up to browsers so they can be viewed.
Server that stores a software application and its data. Some applications, such as QuestionPoint, use a remote host maintained centrally for all its users. Others use local hosts maintained by each user.
A host computer comprises the central hardware and software resources of a computer complex, e.g., CPU, memory, channels, disk and magnetic tape I/O subsystems plus operating and applications software. The term is used to describe a computer that provides processing services to clients.
A computer that is attached to a network or the Internet. Individual users communicate with hosts by using client application programs such as MS Intermet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.
A machine that is connected to the Internet. It usually refers to a machine that "hosts" or contains code or programs that are accessible by others connected to the Internet, the most common code or program is a webpage.
A computer located on a network that provides file storage or services to other computers on the network.
A generic term used to describe a computer or program that makes a resource available, usually over a network. It is often used as a prefix along with...
A term for host computer, remote computer or online service. Here, we use it about a timesharing computer, a BBS system, or a central computer that controls a network and delivers online services.
any computer permanently connected on a network.
A computer that can function as the endpoint of a data transfer. The computer can be a single-user personal computer or workstation that is part of a local area network (LAN), a minicomputer, or a mainframe computer. The term "node" is synonymous with host.
A term often used to describe the computer file to which a virus attaches itself. Most viruses run when the computer or user tries to execute the host file.
Web hosts e.g. are companies that provide server space, Web services and file maintenance for Web sites as well as Internet connectivity.
A communication endpoint on a network. Any machine connected to a computer network may be referred to as a communication endpoint.
A computer system that provides a service, such as electronic mail or access to a software archive, directly to a user.
A computer visible on the network.
In a network, a host is usually a computer that stores software applications and data that may be accessed or retrieved by other users. But a host can be any addressable device on the network, not just a computer. The host provides services to other computers or users. An Internet Service Provider may also be referred to as a Web hosting company.
computer (or server) that can connect as a computer to other computers on the Internet, and identifiable as such through IP address. Note that this isn't the same as your PC connecting as a terminal to a server. Hosts require DNS addresses so that TCP/IP can find them. When you log in to a host like dale or chip, you are simply a "dumb" terminal on that multi-user server, and share its IP address with many other users, using it to send e-mail or perform other operations, with the waiting-time usually not very noticeable to you.
In general terms, a computer connected to a network.
For the purposes of this glossary, Host refers to an airline computer system; The most common examples include a mainframe based DCS (Departure Control System), or CRS (Computer Reservation System).
Term used to refer to the computer that is acting as a Server. With MCS, MUSIC/SP is the server.
Any computer on a network which provides network services to other computers.
On the Internet, a host is any computer capable of two-way communication with the other computers on the network. The hostname is usually the first element in a URL. For example, www denotes the computer in the welcome.net.nz domain which is serving web pages.
this term refers to a computer that works as a source of information. This term is normally used when there are two computer systems connected by means of modems and telephone lines. The system that contains the data is the host, whereas the user's computer will be the remote terminal. A server will work as a host for its clients and we can even say that a desktop computer works as a host for its peripherals.
Hosting Provider A business that sells space on their computers so that web site owners can make their web sites accessible to the public.
A computer system that is accessed by one or more computers and workstations at remote locations.
The name given to any computer directly connected to the Internet. Host computers are usually associated with running computer networks, online services, or bulletin board systems. A host computer on the Internet could be anything from a mainframe to a personal computer. See also DNS.
A computer, especially a self-complete one on a network with others. Also, the front-end support machine for, for example, a multiprocessor.
Any computer connected to a network ranging in size from a personal computer to a super computer.
The main computer in a distributed processing environment.
The primary or controlling system in a multiple-computer network operation. Typically, the term specifically denotes a network-connected computer that hosts services, facilities or applications used by the other computers or terminals on the same network. For example, a Web host is a computer on which a Web site's pages are stored.
A Computer or a process on a computer that provides a service to another computer or process. For example, VBScript can be 'hosted' by the web browser program, Internet Explorer.
A single computer. It can be a server, workstation or laptop.
A computer system that is a server and/or serves attached terminals.
Any computer which holds Internet resources for access by others, or the computer that maintains your Internet access and electronic mail account.
Computer that offers some sort of services to networked users.
A computer running Internet protocols that can act as either a client or a server on the Internet.
The individual or web site that displays online advertising. See Publisher.
Any independent computer system, such as a mainframe, that provides services to other computers.
A (non specialised) computer connected to a network.
A host refers to the computer server on which files are held.
A single networked machine, as usually designated by its Internet hostname (ex. archive.org). The hostname can be identical to an URL's domain name, but not always.
Any device that is accessible on a network.
A network computer that can receive information from other computers.
A computer containing data or programs that another computer can access by means of a network or modem. Source: Dictionary.com
an organization/company which usually runs/owns a server (see Internet provider) and lets people publish their web pages through them/on their server
A host is the term given to a computer offering a user the opportunity to use services (such as email) or to establish a data connection (e.g. to the internet).
A computer, typically a server, which uses a RAID system (internal or external) for data storage.
A host is the computer (server) who provides the services that the user makes use of by Internet. The entire Internet appearance is saved on this computer.
A computer that allows users to communicate with other host computers on a network. Individual users communicate by using application programs, such as electronic mail (qv), Telnet (qv) and File Transfer Protocol (qv).
A computer that is connected directly to the Internet. Like a restaurant host who invites you into a restaurant and often seats you, a host computer acts as your gateway onto the Net.
(1) In networks, the host computer is the one that controls the network and stores the program and data that the other computers on the network use. (2) In telecommunications, it's the host computer that you have dialed and are connected to.
A host (noun) is any computer that is connected to the Internet—especially one that is running some kind of server (as opposed to functioning only as a client). To host (verb) is to provide the infrastructure for a computer service (e.g., when an ISP hosts your Web site on its Web server).
A computer, connected to a network, which provides data and/or services to other computers.
a computer connected to a network which can host websites, newsgroups, etc.
The remote computer you are connected to. Also referred to as the server â€” see the server entry below.
In a network, the processing unit in which the data communication access method resides.
A computer on a network. We use this term rather than the term " node " which is often used for a document in a hypertext web .
A host is a company that has the necessary equipment (file servers) to hold the pages of a Web site. There is usually a monthly fee for storing the Web site on the server and for allowing visitors to access that Web site.
The primary or controlling computer to which a scanner is attached.
host refers to the name of the computer that provides the Internet access
A host is any computer directly connected to a network that acts as a repository for services (such as e-mail, Usenet newsgroups, FTP, or the World Wide Web) available for other computers on the network. Source: Learn the Net Glossary
Computer or computer system; machine within a network.
A computer or network that provides services to other, linked computers on the same network. A host may supply multiple services, such as Web connectivity, ingoing or outgoing email transmission, and so on. Some definitions consider a host synonymous with a server.
A company which makes websites available for viewing on the World Wide Web. See Site Building for more info.
See Web Host in the Backend section.
In the SANergy environment, a computer that connects to the MDC for access to volumes on shared external storage.
The computer that controls communications in a network that administers a database; the computer on which a program or file is installed; a computer used to develop software intended for another computer. See Target.
This attribute represents the network host of the Location's URI. If the port attribute is not null then the host attribute's value is the concatenation of the hostname attribute, a colon (:) and the port attribute. If the port attribute is null then the host attribute's value is identical to the hostname attribute.
The name given to an individual computer attached to the Internet. A host computer runs TCP/IP software and functions as an end point of data transfer on the Internet.
A computer on a network that is a storeroom for services available to other computers on the network.
A computer that stores and serves web pages over the Web. Most people rent webspace for their website from specialist 'Hosting' companies.
The main computer in a distribution network.
The primary or controlling computer in a multiple part system.
(n) A computer system that is accessed by a user from a remote location. Typically, the term is used when there are two computer systems connected by modems and telephone lines. The system that contains the data is called the host, while the computer at which the user sits is called the remote terminal. (v) To host is to provide the infrastructure for a computer service. For example, a company that hosts web servers may provide the content on the server (e.g., web site or other content), but another company may control communications lines required by the server.
A computer connected to a network that is a storehouse for services like email or newsgroups.
(1) A computer on a network that provides disk storage or services to other computers on the network. (2) Every web site, e-mail, file, or online service is stored (called 'hosted') on a computer (called a server) which is connected to the Internet.
A computer offering services on the internet. When an Internet Service Provider (ISP) gives you space for your website on their computer they are said to be the 'host' of your website.
A computer which provides file storage and services to other computers on a network. Every web page, file, email, or online service is stored ("hosted") on a computer (a "server") which is connected to the Internet.
A computer connected to the internet that allows users to connect to it.
the computer on which a web site is physically located.
An organisation or specific machine that houses web sites, and or servers. See also: Dedicated Server
A computer host takes care of any other computers visiting over a network. In the early days of networking, any computer was a potential host, so now any computer connected to a network is called a host.
A computer system attached to a network.
Generally a node on a network that can be used interactively, i.e., logged into, like a computer.
computer system directly connected to the Internet that provides modem access to personal computers or manages electronic mail, directory services and other Internet features for computers on local or wide area networks.
(n.) The computer that contains the information a user would like to access. (v.) To store data on a computer connected to a network.
A computer directly connected to the network that can provide services to other computers on the network.
A computer, connected to a network, which provides an access point to that network. A host can be a client, a server, or a client and server simultaneously.
A computer that holds information or software used by other computers on a network or the Internet.
A computer that is connected to the Internet and operates server software.
a computer system that is the source of network services; also the site where you can hold an interactive session. Your hosting company is the company that houses your web page on their computer so this is viewable on the internet.
A computer system with which you can hold an interactive session, or which is the source of network services.
A computer system that acts as a source or destination of network messages sometimes called "node." The IP address of any system is usually specified in dotted-decimal notation. There are four values in the range from 0 to 255, inclusive, separated by dots (.). For example, 188.8.131.52 or 10.0.0.51. It can also be specified as an 8-digit hexadecimal string preceded by 0x. For example, 0x0a000043. In addition, if the options noresolv statement is not specified, this can be a symbolic host name. For example, gated.cornell.edu or nic.ddn.mil. The numeric forms are preferred over the symbolic form.
The controlling or highest-level system in a data communications configuration; for example, an AS/400 system is the host system for the work stations connected to it. In a cooperative processing environment, the system running the server program with which the CoOperative Development Environment/400 session communicates. In TCP/IP, any system that has at least one internet address associated with it. A host with multiple network interfaces may have multiple internet addresses associated with it. The host can be (a) a client, (b) a server, or (c) both a client and a server simultaneously.
A logical container representing one or more BizTalk Server run-time (host) instances. This is the process space within which information about items resides (that is, all items such as orchestrations, schemas, receive locations, and adapters reside within a host). The host also serves as a security domain within Windows - it represents a virtual process boundary within which host instances run on one or more servers.
A host is normally the computer that provides services like that of a web server
noun. The computer on the other end of a network connection from your computer that contains the information you are trying to access. verb To store the content or data on a computer that is connected to a network.
The computer where an Internet service is physically stored.
(1) (File menu) Temporarily suspends the current SQL*ReportWriter session and accesses your operating system command prompt. (2) A computer that provides a shared resource on a network. (3) The host computer for the nCUBE 2 supercomputer is a required front-end workstation used for system administration and program development. In a networking context, a host computer serves network clients. For example, an nCUBE 2 supercomputer running ORACLE is a host in the sense of being a database server to clients on the network; it also requires a host workstation as a front end. See also server computer.
A computer providing Internet access or serving files.
A computer connected to a network, that provides data and services to other computers. Services may include data storage, file transfer, data processing, e-mail, bulletin board services, World Wide Web, etc.
A computer system on a network.
A single, addressable device on the Internet. Assigning a routable IP address to a computer or other network device makes it a host on the Internet.
A remote machine whose contents can be accessed via the TCP/IP network.
The server on which a Web site is stored
Computer or any device connected to a TCP/IP network.
See List Server
A computer connected to Internet. User hosts are shown in the reports as IP addresses or domain names.
A computer on the Internet you may be able to log in to by using Tehiet, get files from by using FTP, or use otherwise.
A â€˜hostâ€™ is where the files of your website are stored and are accessible to others via the internet or world wide web.
A computer directly connected to the Internet. Also refers to a computer on a network that provides services to other computers on the network.
The company or organisation that maintains the computer on which a Web site is stored. If you use a host service, also called Internet Service Provider (ISP), it is common that your Web site address will have the name of your provider within the address itself.
Refer to the parties which actually carry a site's files or information on their servers.
A computer that provides a physical link to the Internet and allows users to communicate with other host computers on a network. Individual users communicate by using application programs, such as electronic mail, Telnet, and FTP. In some contexts, and in some philosophies of the way the Internet should work, the host itself is less important than the servers which run on it. For example, Web and Gopher servers distribute data to users without the user having to know which host the server is located on. A host computer is identified via its system and domain names. The terms host. site, and server all essentially are the same. See also server. WWWebfx Home Page
usually a computer, which hosts other computers for a person or organisation.
Once we design your site, it has to "live" somewhere. You will have to contract a hosting company to house your Web site. If you don't have one already, we can recommend one to you.
To store a Web site or other data on a machine (a Web server) and deliver (serve) its content via the Internet whenever a user requests it (by visiting the site).
A computer on which documents which are accessed by other computers are stored. A host is also called a server. Return
(Or server) A computer that offers services on a network. On the World Wide Web, a server or host is a computer that stores websites and has the software for others on the Internet to view these websites.
A computer connected directly to the Internet. A service provider's computer is a host.
A computer connected to the Internet, usually permanently, that may run services used by other computers, eg a web server, FTP, DNS. When you connect to the Internet, you usually connect to a host computer.
On a basic level a host is the same as a server. That is, the word "host" refers to the computer in a network where, for example, web sites reside, or where the software that supports delivery of services like chat, e-mail, etc. is installed. The term "to host" is synonymous with providing such services.
A computer attached directly to the Internet. Users on client machines can connect to hosts to transfer information.
A computer that acts as a source of information or provides functionality for multiple terminals, peripherals, and/or users.
A server computer on a network that is a repository for services available to client computers on the network.
A computer connected to a network that can send or receive requests for network services.
A computer connected to a network which is directly used as an information or communications server for public domain programs, data files, mailboxes, etc.
You usually connect to a host computer whenever you use the Internet.
On the Internet, a host, or host computer, can serve as both way station and entrypoint for network users. Hosts serve information to remote users, for example via World Wide Web or Gopher. They also provide access to the Internet for local users -- those capable of logging in through a particular account.
term refers to a large computer, most likely a mini or mainframe computer, to which many computers and/or terminals may share a slice of processing time.
The term "host" means any computer that has full two-way access to other computers on the Internet.
Strictly speaking a computer connected to a network, but usually applied to a computer permanently connected to a network running a web server application (as in Hosting a web site).
As applied to the Internet, it is a computer with an Internet address that runs the "server" programs that supply resources and services to the Net. When refering to name servers, the computers that have both the software and the data required to resolve domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers. Also See Name Server
The computer location where your website resides. If you use Net Propulsion through your local printer, your host computer is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Any computer system that can connect to the internet and serves as a repository for content and/or services. The host is the server that you connect to when you use an IP address or URL.
Any computer on a network that provides services or information to other computers on the network. A host is also called a server.
A company that rents out space on Web servers that house other people's Web sites.
A Host is a physical computer. Game software is installed on a host, allowing one or more servers to be run on the host. In GameCreate, a host is specifically a physical computer on which the Game Create Client software has been installed.
A computer connected to the Internet that can access other computers and be accessed by other computers.
A node computer on a network. The etymology of the term host may be from the days when a computer on a network hosted multiple users and services.
This is your ISP's computer that you use to connect to and access the Internet.
A microcomputer in which a host adapter is installed. The host bus adapter provides the host computer access to the peripheral bus.
A domain name that has an IP address record associated with it; any computer system connected to the Internet.
The PC on which an application runs. Also used to designate a computer with full two-way access to a network such as local area network or the Internet.
an older name for a server - usually seen as a 'remote host'.
A computer on a network that contains services available to the other computers on the network.
Any hardware system or device that is accessible over the network. A host can be a managed host, a clone system, or another network device, such as a router.
A computer connected to a network that provides an access method to that network. A host provides end-user services.
A computer system which is a destination in the AISwitch system. When connecting to one of these destinations, the destination is sometimes referred to as the host.
a computer connected to the world wide web on which a website's files permanently reside.
The computer system which is used for software development. For instance it is used to run the tools of the ELDK to build software packages.
A computer connected to a network which runs a program that accepts users' connections.
A host is any device that is connected to the network, for example, a computer, network printer, or router. Each host has a unique name (called "Host Name") or IP address (called "Host IP") for identifying on the network.
A computer that is attached to an Internet network and can communicate with other Internet hosts. The local host for a particular user is the computer at which that user is working. A foreign host is any other host name on the network. From the point of view of the communications network, hosts are both the source and destination of packets. Any host can be a client, a server, or both. On an Internet network, a host is identified by its Internet name and address.
a computer connected to the Internet that stores and provides information of some sort. Web pages are stored on a host. Also called a server.
A computer accessed by a user working at a remote location. Also refers to a specific computer connected to a TCP/IP network like the Internet.
The term is typically used when there are two computer systems connected by modems and telephone lines. A host is often connected to a TCP/IP network, including the Internet, and has a unique IP address. A host may provide the infrastructure for a computer service.
computer acting as an information or communications server; often used for a computer acting as a Web server.
Broadly, any computer acting as a repository for information, data or services that can be accessed by another computer across a network. On the Internet the meaning is more specific, encompassing any computer that has its own IP address and full two-way access to other nodes on the network.
This is a computer on a network with a unique IP address, that is able to connect the other computers on the network together.
A computer connected to the Internet that serves your web pages, e-mail, database, e-commerce solution. It may also allow FTP, Also See: FTP
In a network, the central computer which controls the remote computers and holds the central databases.
An Internet host used to be a single machine connected to the Internet (which meant it had a unique IP address). As a host, it made available to other machines on the network certain services. However, virtual hosting has now meant that one physical host can now be actually many virtual hosts.
A Windows computer that runs a server program or service used by network or remote clients. For Network Load Balancing, a cluster consists of multiple hosts connected over a local area network (LAN). See also: client; cluster; local area network (LAN); server; service
a computer that holds and manages web sites on behalf of the people who own them. Also, called a server. Many internet service providers offer web hosting.
An end user computer system that connects to a network. Hosts range in size from personal computers to supercomputers.
The server that you are connected to for your Internet access
Command in SQL*Plus and Oracle Forms that runs an operating system command. Machine on which an Oracle server resides.
The computer that performs centralized functions in a network.
A computer on a network that provides services to other computers on the network. Unless you have your own server, you need a hosting company who provides a server or computer that is connected to the Internet and makes your Web pages available on the Internet. Generally speaking, the 'host' is the computer you log into to access your internet connection.
The computer you connect to for your Internet access.
A computer directly connected to the network that provides network access for PCs or terminals connected to it.
Typically the server (computer) used to hold and distribute Web pages, in conjunction with the Web browser. In domain names, the first information following http:// is the host name. Example: At http://wisteria.flowers.com wisteria would be the name of the host computer. Some search engines allow viewers to restrict their search to the host name.
A computer that allows users to communicate with other hostcomputers on a network. Individual users communicate by usingapplication programs, such as electronic mail, Telnet and FTP.[Source: NNSC] host address
A computer on a network. The term is sometimes used to refer to computers that offer services to other computers such as running a Web Service or a Database.
(1.) The primary or controlling computer in the communications network. (2.) A computer attached to a network.
a computer with two-way access to other computers in a network.
Any computer that has full two-way access to other computers on the Internet. A host has a specific "local or host number" that, together with the network number, forms its unique Internet Protocol address. If you use PPP to get access to your access provider, you have a unique IP address for the duration of any connection you make to the Internet and your computer is a host for that period. In this context, a "host" is a node in a network.
(Host System) - Another name for a data server or web page server located on the Internet or a Bulletin Board System (BBS)