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Server

Definition(s):

  A system entity that provides a service in response to requests from clients.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32

  A computer or device on a network that manages network resources. Examples include file servers (to store files), print servers (to manage one or more printers), network servers (to manage network traffic), and database servers (to process database queries).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-175B Rev. 1
NIST SP 1800-16B from NIST SP 800-47
NIST SP 1800-16C from NIST SP 800-47
NIST SP 1800-16D from NIST SP 800-47
NIST SP 1800-15B from NIST SP 800-47
NIST SP 800-47 [Superseded]

  A computer or device on a network that manages network resources. Examples are file servers (to store files), print servers (to manage one or more printers), network servers (to manage network traffic), and database servers (to process database queries).
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-15C from NIST SP 800-47