CompTIA Server+

Target Audience

This course will teach you advanced-level technical competency of server issues and technology, including installation, configuration, upgrading, maintenance, environment, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. It will prepare you to take the CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 exam by providing 100% coverage of the objectives and content examples listed on the syllabus.

Course Prerequisites

Ideally, you should have successfully completed gtslearning’s “A+ Certification (for Exams 220-901/902) Official Study Guide” course or have around 1 year of experience of working in IT support. Specifically, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

  • Taken and passed both CompTIA A+ Certification exams or have equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Six months to one year of post-A+ Certification support experience
  • Extensive experience of supporting end-users and PC-based systems.

Module 1 Server Setup

  • Servers and Racks:
    Server Hardware and Software • Server Form Factors • Rack Systems • Rack Installation and Safety
  • Storage Devices:
    Mass Storage Drives • The SCSI Interface • Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) • The Serial ATA Interface • Solid State Drives (SSD)
  • RAID:
    Drive Arrays (RAID) • RAID Mirroring and Parity • Nested RAID • Hardware and Software RAID • Enterprise RAID Configurations
  • System Setup:
    BIOS and UEFI Configuration • Upgrading Firmware • MBR and GPT Partitions • File System Choices • Labs • Preparing the Server
  • Server Operating Systems:
    Server Pre-installation Planning • Network Operating Systems • Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) • Installation and Deployment Methods • Driver Installation • Virtual Memory • Labs • Installing an NOS
  • Troubleshooting Procedures:
    Troubleshooting Procedures • Identifying the Problem • Establishing a Probable Cause • Establishing a Plan of Action • Labs • Configuring an NOS

Module 2 Server Networking

  • Ethernet:
    Twisted Pair Cabling and Connectors • Installing Network Cables • Patch Cable Types • Fiber Optic Cabling and Connectors • Ethernet Standards • Network Adapter Cards • Troubleshooting Cabling
  • Internet Protocol:
    The TCP/IP Suite • Internet Protocol and IP Addressing • Subnet Masks • Configuring IP • Classless Addressing • Troubleshooting IP • IP Version 6 • Labs • Configuring Network Settings
  • Routers and Firewalls:
    IP Routing Basics • Troubleshooting Routing Issues • TCP and UDP Ports • netstat • Zones and Access Control Lists (ACL) • Basic Firewalls • Host-based Firewalls • VLAN Configuration
  • Network Services:
    Network Configuration and Access • Host Names and FQDNs • Domain Name System (DNS) • Configuring DNS Servers • nslookup and nbtstat • Configuring DHCP • NTP Server
  • Virtualization Services:
    Virtualization Basics • Hypervisor • Resource Requirements • Virtual Networks • Purposes of Virtual Machines • Virtualization Best Practices and Risks • Labs • Installing a Linux VM

Module 3 Server Applications

  • Configuring Server Roles:
    Installing Roles and Applications • Database and Application Servers • Web Servers • File Transfer Services (FTP) • Email (SMTP / POP / IMAP) • Messaging Servers • Troubleshooting Services • Labs • Configuring a DHCP Server
  • Storage Services:
    DAS, NAS, and SAN • Fibre Channel • Tape Drives • Other Storage Media • Storage Capacity Planning
  • Volume Management:
    Disk Management Tool • Adding Arrays (Dynamic Storage) • Drive Status and Disk Tools • Troubleshooting Storage • Troubleshooting RAID • Troubleshooting Disk Performance
  • Directory Services:
    Configuring Directory Services • Active Directory • Managing Users • Managing Group Accounts • Account Policy Enforcement • Labs • Configuring Directory Services
  • File and Print Services:
    Configuring File Shares • NTFS File and Folder Permissions • Securing a Linux File System • Print Servers • Labs • Configuring File Shares
  • Performance Monitoring:
    Server Monitoring • Measuring Performance in Windows • Measuring Performance in Linux • System Logs • Troubleshooting Software Problems • Labs • Monitoring Performance

Module 4 Server Maintenance

  • Server Hardware:
    Motherboard Components • CPU Features • Packaging and Sockets and Models • CPU Upgrades • Memory • Dual-channel Motherboards • Other Memory Features • Expansion Cards • Labs • Deploying Windows • Upgrading Hardware
  • Environment and Maintenance:
    Developing a Server Management Plan • Server Chassis Features • Performing Shut Down • Server Cooling • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) • Labs • Maintenance Tasks
  • Power Distribution:
    Power • Power Supply Unit • Connector Types and Voltages • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) • PDUs and Power Circuits
  • Server Hardware Troubleshooting:
    Adding and Removing Components • Troubleshooting Power and POST Problems • Troubleshooting Processor, Memory, and I/O Failure • Performing a Memory Upgrade • Labs • Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • Server Management:
    Server Management Methods • Local Hardware Administration • OS Administration Tools • Network Hardware Administration Tools • Labs • Managing a Server
  • Configuration Management:
    Change and Configuration Management • Documentation • Procedures and Standards

Module 5 Server Security

  • Site Security:
    Authentication • Designing a Secure Site • Site Security Controls • Hardware Security • Data Encryption • Data Wiping and Disposal • Fire Prevention and Suppression • Labs • Disk Encryption
  • Remote Access Services:
    Digital Security • Remote Access Server
  • Server Hardening:
    Hardening Techniques • Firmware Security • Patch Management • Windows Update • Linux Patch Management • Application Patch Management
  • Security Software:
    Anti-malware Software • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) • Endpoint Security • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Disaster Recovery:
    Business Continuity Concepts • Disaster Recovery Planning • IT Contingency Planning • Clusters and Sites
  • Backup:
    Backup Plans and Policies • Backup Execution and Frequency • Restoring Data and Verifying Backups • Labs • Backup

Auditoriniai mokymai

Pradžios data Trukmė, d. Kurso pavadinimas Kaina, € Statusas
2018.09.17 4 CompTIA Security + 800
2018.10.08 5 CompTIA A+ 1000
2018.10.15 3 Projektų valdymo pagrindai pagal CompTIA Project+ 640
2018.10.22 5 CompTIA Server+ 1000
2018.11.05 5 Kompiuterinių tinklų pagrindai pagal CompTIA Network+ 1000 Komplektuojama

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