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web browser

A computer program that interprets HTML and other Internet languages and protocols and displays web pages on a monitor.

web browser

Browser Online A software tool–eg, Internet Explorer, Foxfire, Opera that requests and displays HTML documents and other Internet or intranet resources using HTTP; WBs enable Internet navigation to Web sites, by typing in key words or phrases on the subject of interest; once a Web address–or URL–is typed the WB sends the user to a 'home page'. See Surf, URL, Web, Web site.
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DynaWeb also supports standard HTTP client authentication, which enables clients to send a non-secure user ID and password (for verification) to the DynaWeb server to prevent people from entering specific areas on a DynaWeb server.
The live demonstration involved showcasing F5's BIG-IP platform as a virtual device under test (VDUT), Ixia's IxLoad to control the virtual interfaces (IxVM) running dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6, and virtual application servers (VAS) running FTP, SMTP, and HTTP clients.
Wavecom also offers the SSL-secured version of its existing FTP and HTTP clients, turning them into FTPS and HTTPS clients.
For this demonstration, Cisco chose the Avalanche to simulate multiple HTTP clients and the Reflector to simulate HTTP servers.