CompTIA® Server+ (CT-Server+)

CompTIA® Server+ (CT-Server+)

Overview

Duration: 5 days
The CompTIA® Server+® (Exam SK0-004) course builds on your existing professional experience with personal computer hardware support to present the next tier of skills and concepts that you will use on the job when administering any type of network server. If your job duties include server troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of network server-related career, it provides the primary knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform the duties of a server administrator.

You will:

  • Manage server hardware.
  • Install server hardware and operating systems.
  • Configure networking hardware and protocols.
  • Create a virtual server environment.
  • Perform basic server configuration tasks.
  • Administer servers.
  • Implement server storage solutions.
  • Secure the server.
  • Plan and test disaster recovery.
  • Troubleshoot server issues.

Module 1: Managing Server Hardware

  • Server Components
  • Server Power
  • Server Cooling
  • Asset Management

Module 2: Installing a Server

  • Prepare an Installation Plan
  • Prepare the Server Hardware
  • Set Up the Server Hardware
  • Install an Operating System

Module 3: Configuring Networking

  • Manage Network Cabling
  • Configure Network Interface Cards
  • Implement IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services

Module 4: Creating a Virtual Environment

  • Create Virtual Servers
  • Create Virtual Switches

Module 5: Performing Basic Server Configuration

  • Configure Local Server Properties
  • Configure Server Roles
  • Set Up IP Addressing Service Roles

Module 6: Administering the Server

  • Update the Server
  • Server Administration Access and Control Methods
  • Create Service Level Agreements
  • Monitor Server Performance

Module 7: Implementing Storage Solutions

  • Perform Capacity Planning
  • Deploy Primary Storage Devices
  • Storage Technologies
  • Configure RAID

Module 8: Securing the Server

  • Configure Firewalls
  • Configure Security Protocols
  • Implement Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Implement Logical Access Control Methods
  • Implement Data Security Methods
  • Apply Server Hardening Techniques
  • Implement Physical Security
  • Create Virtual Networks

Module 9: Planning and Testing Disaster Recovery

  • Implement Environmental Controls
  • Manage Documentation for the Server and the Network
  • Create A Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Perform Backup and Restoration

Module 10: Troubleshooting Server Issues

  • Troubleshoot Theory and Methods
  • Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
  • Troubleshoot Software Issues
  • Troubleshoot Networking Issues
  • Troubleshoot Storage Issues
  • Troubleshoot Security Issues

This course is also designed for existing server managers who are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ Exam SK0-004. 
To ensure your success in your course you should have 18 to 24 months of hands-on experience with installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of PC hardware and network operating system issues. It is also recommended that you have the CompTIA A+ certification or the equivalent training and experience. 
Note that the prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams. 
Course ID:
CT-Server+


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