Computer Networking : A Top-Down Approach

Computer Networking : A Top-Down Approach

Authors: James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross
ISBN: 9780132856201
Edition: 6
Chapter: Computer Networks and the Internet
Exercise: Review
Question: 1

Question by : anonymous

What is the difference between a host and an end system? List several different types of end systems. Is a Web server an end system?

Answer by : anonymous

Host is Computer or a device connected to a network which provide information, resources or services to users or other host in a network.


End Systems are termed as they are at the edge of internet which does not interact with the users but provide various services.For example, web servers and e-mail servers which does not interact with users directly but provide resources.


End System are considered same as hosts but with no direct interaction with the user and Web Server is an end system.

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shravan kumar


Review question is fine but we need problem/practice question because they are tough.

Post the discussion improve the above solution.