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The Zen of Serving Web Pages

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Host

What is is.

The IP address of the computer which made the request to the web server.

What it says.

It tells you from where the request has been made. The IP address might be present in either name or number form. In either form, in consists of a host and a domain. In the name form, the counprimers/try, and possibly the physical location can be extracted, which is why the name form is more desireable.

What may cause trouble.