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Administering ArcGIS for Server by Hussein Nasser

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The anatomy of the Server site

When you finish installing Server, which you will be doing in the coming pages, you will have a placeholder for your services; this placeholder is called the site (hereafter known as Server site). It is where all the configurations are saved. A Server site has its own configurations, services, GIS servers, web servers, and even security parameters that can be managed independently. It is where services will be published and where applications will connect to consume those services.

Server site components

A Server site consists of two main components: the Web server, which accepts the requests, and the GIS server, which processes them.

Web server

A Web server hosts many websites. Each website listens on a unique port ...

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