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A system for locating files that are stored on FTP file servers. 









 Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency





	
	
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Mailing List - A BBS (see the definition of BBS) like server that acts like a giant message router. All messages sent to the mailing list are automatically sent to all members of the mailing list. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

Related Terms: Mailing List - bulletin board system | communications | information | internet | world wide web |
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Network News Transport Protocol - An extension of the TCP/IP protocol that describes how newsgroup messages are transported between compatible servers. Acronym: NNTP Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Web Site - web server.

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WHOIS - A TCP/IP utility that lets you query compatible servers for detailed information about other Internet users. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Wide Area Information Server (1) - Software that is used to index large text files in servers. On the client side, it finds and retrieves documents in databases, based on user-defined keywords. WAIS indexes can be searched for everything from government documents and treaties to documents about obscure religious sects. Acronym: WAIS Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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World Wide Web (1) - A network of servers that uses hypertext links to find and access files. Many Web sites also support video and sound. Acronym: WWW Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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