CompTIA Server+


In this course, students install, configure, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot servers, and learn information and skills that will be helpful on the job, and prepare for the CompTIA Server+ certification examination, 2009 objectives.

Who Should Attend

The CompTIA® Server+® certification exam is targeted at IT professionals, network support technicians, and server hardware specialists having 18-24 months of experience in the information technology industry and hands-on experience with the installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of PC hardware.


Classroom Learning – 5 Day(s)

Prerequisite(s) or Equivalent Knowledge

  • A+ Certification – Operating Systems
  • Network+ Certification (Second Edition)

Course Benifits

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Examine server fundamentals.
  • Identify the hardware components of a server.
  • Describe the features of server software.
  • Examine the various types of storage systems used in servers.
  • Install hardware components on a server.
  • Configure servers.
  • Examine the issues in upgrading server components.
  • Identify some of the industry’s best practices for deploying a server and the various strategies of securing, accessing, and remotely managing the server hardware.
  • Troubleshoot servers.
  • Describe disaster recovery concepts and techniques.

Course Contents

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Servers
    • Examine the Network Architecture
    • Identify Common Server Types and Functions
  • Lesson 2: Exploring the Server Hardware
    • Identify Server System Board Components
    • Explore System Processing Core
    • Explore Server Memory
    • Examine Server Cooling and Power Systems
  • Lesson 3: Introduction to Server Software
    • Describe Server Software
    • NOS Management Features
    • NOS Security Features
    • Network Essentials for Servers
  • Lesson 4: Exploring the Server Storage System
    • Examine Storage Devices Used for Servers
    • Exploring IDE and SCSI
    • Describe RAID
    • Explore NAS Implementations
    • Explore SAN Implementations
  • Lesson 5: Installing the Server Hardware
    • Identify the Best Practices in Server Hardware Installation
    • Install Hardware Components on a Server
    • Verify Server Installation
    • Install a Server in a Network Environment
  • Lesson 6: Configuring Servers
    • NOS Installation and Verification
    • Install System Monitoring Agents and Service Tools
    • Server Configuration Documentation
  • Lesson 7: Examining the Issues in Upgrading Server Components
    • Examine an Upgrade Checklist
    • Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Hardware
    • Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Software
  • Lesson 8: Examining Servers in an IT Environment
    • Industry Best Practices for Server Installation and Maintenance
    • Server Security and Access Methods
  • Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Servers
    • Examine the Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
    • Troubleshoot Server Hardware Problems
    • Troubleshoot Server Software Problems
    • Troubleshoot Server Network Problems
    • Troubleshoot Server Storage Device Problems
  • Lesson 10: Exploring Disaster Recovery Concepts and Methodologies
    • Examine Disaster Recovery Plans
    • Implement Disaster Recovery Methodologies
    • Implement Replication Methods

Registration Information

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