Definition of file server in English:

file server

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  • A device which controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multi-user system.
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    • Allocation of data is controlled by the local file system on the file server.
    • A video server is the multimedia equivalent of a data file server.
    • Though I wouldn't use it for an enterprise level database or file server, it should be fine for a home file server.

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