- Provide a service
- Often run on a different (remote) host than that of the client
- Usually not invoked directly by users;
rather, called by some other program (the client)
Perl is often used to write server programs,
especially CGI programs.
- Name server (DNS)
- Print Server
- Web Server (httpd)
- CGI programs
Name some more server programs.
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