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Diff between web&app server

Janakiram Gattupalli

Joined: Jul 30, 2006
Posts: 8
A web-server does'nt support jndi,transaction management,EJB and it is aProtocol specific,where as Application server supports all the above features.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

This is not a question.
Were you trying to answer someone else's question and, maybe, started a new topic instead?

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subbarao N.V

Joined: Aug 21, 2006
Posts: 13

Application server different types of services like Directory service,Transaction Management,Security Management.

But Webserver supports only webapplications,like servlet,jsp,struts applications
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abhishek gowlikar

Joined: Aug 17, 2006
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Application is one which supports all the Features of J2EE components like Jsps,Servlets,EJB

Web server is one which supports only Web Components Like Servlets,Jsps
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