CompTIA Server+ Certification
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Length: 5 days
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
* Discounting may be available for multiple students attending from the same organization and for private training classes; contact us for more information.
Course Description: The Server+ Certification course builds on your existing mid- to upper-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to validate advanced skills and concepts that you will use on the job in dealing with server technologies. If you are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ certifications are excellent first steps to take before preparing for the CompTIA Server+ certification.
Course Objective: You will install, configure, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot servers, and learn information and skills that will be helpful on the job, and as you prepare for the CompTIA Server+ certification examination, 2005 objectives (exam number SK0-002).
Target Student: The CompTIA Server+ certification exam is targeted for IT professionals, Network Support Technicians, and Server Hardware Specialists with 18-24 months of experience in the Information Technology industry and hands-on experience with installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting PC hardware.
Prerequisites: The CompTIA Server+ certification exam is targeted toward computer technicians with 18-24 months of strong experience in the Information Technology industry; hands-on experience with installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting PC hardware and NOS issues; and at least one industry certification, such as CompTIA’s A+, Compaq ACT, Novell CNA, or Microsoft MCP. In addition to these exam requirements, to ensure your success with this course, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge: A+ Certification and Network+ Certification.
Performanced-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- explore server fundamentals.
- describe the characteristics of the system processing core subsystem.
- describe storage system components, so that you can effectively implement several types of storage solutions.
- explore the communication, power, and input/output subsystems.
- install servers.
- configure servers.
- maintain servers.
- upgrade server components.
- explore environmental issues surrounding servers.
- troubleshoot servers.
- explore disaster recovery concepts and techniques.
Full Course Outline
Lesson 1: Introduction to Servers
Lesson 2: Exploring the System Processing Core
Lesson 3: Exploring the Storage Subsystem
Lesson 4: Exploring the Communication, Power, and Input/Output Subsystems
Lesson 5: Installing Servers
Lesson 6: Configuring Servers
Lesson 7: Maintaining Servers
Lesson 8: Upgrading Server Components
Lesson 9: Exploring Environmental Issues Surrounding Servers
Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Servers
Lesson 11: Exploring Disaster Recovery Concepts and Techniques