application server

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application server

A server which runs programs that process and display data exchanged with client machines.
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However, as the user can select to reduce any file to many 16Kb components, it is feasible that an individual could break up a 20Mb file into thousands of documents, thus creating a 'mail bomb' which could overload servers.
com/ddos-attack-visualization-watch-hack-attacks-shut-down-servers-video-1220679) distributed denial of service, or DDoS, hacks to overload servers and knock target websites offline.