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virtual hosting

See virtual host.

virtual host

(1) On the Web, a server that contains multiple websites, each with its own domain name. With the first version of the Web protocol (HTTP 1.0), each website on a virtual host was assigned a unique IP address. HTTP Version 1.1 eliminated that requirement. Contrast with virtual server.

(2) An ISP that hosts websites. See Web hosting.

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