Web Hosting Glossary

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Fantastico

Is a commercial script library which automates the installation of web applications to a website. Fantastico scripts are executed from the administration area of a website control panel such as cPanel.

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File Transfer Protocol

Allows users to upload or download files from a server using a simple program.

Abbreviation(s): FTP

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Firewall

Is a software or hardware gateway that limits access between networks in accordance with local security policy.

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