CompTIA Server+

KSh 44090
CompTIA Server+

CompTIA Server+ validates your skills with the most commonly used server and storage systems in the IT industry.

Course Overview

What it includes

  • Virtual Venue
  • Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT)
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Exam Excluded
  • Cost per person Excl VAT: Refer to our latest schedule for pricing

CompTIA Server+ validates your skills with the most commonly used server and storage systems in the IT industry. This certification demonstrates an impressive knowledge base that narrows the skills gap and provides the hands-on experience that businesses require.

The CompTIA Server+ 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.


Before attending the Server+ course delegates 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 delegates have the CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent training and experience.

Target Audience

This course is designed for IT professionals such as PC, desktop, and help desk technicians who have experience supporting PC hardware who wish to make the transition to become server hardware and support specialists. This course is also designed for existing server managers who are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ Exam SK0-004.

Training Outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to:
• Manage server hardware
• Install server hardware and operating systems
• Configure networking hardware and protocols
• Create a virtual server environment
• Perform basic server configuration task
• Administer servers
• Implement server storage solutions
• Secure the server
• Plan and test disaster recovery
• Troubleshoot server issues

Course Outline
Lesson 1: Managing Server Hardware
• Server Components
• Server Power
• Server Cooling
• Asset Management

Lesson 2: Installing a Server
• Prepare an Installation Plan
• Prepare the Server Hardware
• Set Up the Server Hardware
• Install an Operating System

Lesson 3: Configuring Networking
• Manage Network Cabling
• Configure Network Interface Cards
• Implement IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services

Lesson 4: Creating a Virtual Environment
• Create Virtual Servers
• Create Virtual Switches

Lesson 5: Performing Basic Server Configuration
• Configure Local Server Properties
• Configure Server Roles
• Set Up IP Addressing Service Roles

Lesson 6: Administering the Server
• Update the Server
• Server Administration Access and Control Methods
• Create Service Level Agreements
• Monitor Server Performance

Lesson 7: Implementing Storage Solutions
• Perform Capacity Planning
• Deploy Primary Storage Devices
• Storage Technologies
• Configure RAID

Lesson 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

Lesson 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

Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Server Issues
• Troubleshoot Theory and Methods
• Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
• Troubleshoot Software Issues
• Troubleshoot Networking Issues
• Troubleshoot Storage Issues
• Troubleshoot Security Issues

Associated Certifications & Exam
This course will prepare delegates to write the CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 Exam.

Successfully passing this exam will result in the attainment of the CompTIA Server+ Certification.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a Jasco attendance certificate.


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