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CompTIA Server+ Certification Prep Course (Server+)

CompTIA Server+ is a global certification that validates the hands-on skills of IT professionals who install, manage, and troubleshoot servers in data centers as well as on-premise and hybrid...

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$2,870 USD GSA  $2,393.70
Course Code 8276
Duration 5 days
Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

CompTIA Server+ is a global certification that validates the hands-on skills of IT professionals who install, manage, and troubleshoot servers in data centers as well as on-premise and hybrid environments. CompTIA Server+ is the only certification that can ensure that IT professionals at the administrator level are able to do the job in any environment because it is the only certification not restricted to a single platform.

CompTIA Server+ teaches learners the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, and manage server hardware and operating systems (OSs) by implementing proper security controls, successfully troubleshooting common server problems, and demonstrating an understanding of key disaster recovery concepts.

Why is CompTIA Server+ different?

  • 12% job growth is expected for Network & Computer Systems Administrators, 2012 2022, according to the latest BLS website information.
  • Average salary for a Server+ certified IT professionals is about $82,000.
  • 82% of employers recognize that certified employees are valuable to their organizations.

This course includes and exam voucher.

Skills Gained

  • Understand Server Administration Concepts
  • Understand Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • Understand Physical and Network Security Concepts
  • Manage Physical Assets
  • Manage Server Hardware
  • Configure Storage Management
  • Install and Configure an Operating System
  • Troubleshoot OS, Application, and Network Configurations
  • Manage Post-Installation Administrative Tasks
  • Manage Data Security
  • Manage Service and Data Availability
  • Decommission Servers

Who Can Benefit

Systems Administrators, Server Administrators, Field Service Engineers/Technicians, Data Center Engineers/Technicians, Network Administrators, IT Technicians

Course Details

1. Introduction to Servers

  • Describing Network Models
  • Identifying Common Server Types and Functions

2. Exploring the System Processing Core

  • Describing System Boards
  • Describing Processors
  • Describing Memory

3. Exploring the Storage Subsystem

  • Exploring SCSI Devices
  • Exploring IDE/ATA Devices
  • Describing RAID
  • Exploring NAS Implementations
  • Exploring SAN Implementations

4. Exploring the Communication, Power, and Input/Output Subsystems

  • Exploring the Communication Subsystem
  • Exploring the Power Subsystem
  • Exploring the Input/Output Subsystem

5. Installing Servers

  • Planning for Server Installation
  • Identifying Data-Transmission Media Types
  • Installing Hardware into a Server
  • Installing Servers into an Environment
  • Verifying the Server Installation

6. Configuring Servers

  • Configuring RAID
  • Network Operating System Installation
  • Configuring External Peripheral Devices
  • Installing System Monitoring Agents and Service Tools
  • Documenting the Server

7. Maintaining Servers

  • Backing Up Server Data
  • Baselining Servers and Monitor Server Performance
  • Performing Physical Housecleaning

8. Upgrading Server Components

  • Creating and Using Upgrade Checklists
  • Adding and Replacing Hardware
  • Upgrading Server Software

9. Exploring Environmental Issues Surrounding Servers

  • Evaluating Physical Security
  • Evaluating Server Room Environment

10. Troubleshooting Servers

  • Performing Problem Determination
  • Using Diagnostic Tools
  • Identifying Bottlenecks

11. Exploring Disaster Recovery Concepts and Techniques

Appendix A: Mapping Element K Course Content to the CompTIA Server+ Exam Objectives

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