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AT304 - CompTIA Server+® (Exam SK0-004)

CompTIA® Server+® (Exam SK0-004) 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. The CompTIA® Server+® (Exam SK0-004) course can also benefit you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ examination (Exam SK0-004).

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Prerequisites


To ensure your success in your course you 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 you have the CompTIA A+ certification or the equivalent training and experience. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following courses:
  • CompTIA® A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach
  • CompTIA® Network+®

Detailed Class Syllabus


Lesson 1: Managing Server Hardware


Topic A: Server Components
Topic B: Server Power
Topic C: Server Cooling
Topic D: Asset Management

Lesson 2: Installing a Server


Topic A: Prepare an Installation Plan
Topic B: Prepare the Server Hardware
Topic C: Set Up the Server Hardware
Topic D: Install an Operating System

Lesson 3: Configuring Networking


Topic A: Manage Network Cabling
Topic B: Configure Network Interface Cards
Topic C: Implement IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services

Lesson 4: Creating a Virtual Environment


Topic A: Create Virtual Servers
Topic B: Create Virtual Switches

Lesson 5: Performing Basic Server Configuration


Topic A: Configure Local Server Properties
Topic B: Configure Server Roles
Topic C: Set Up IP Addressing Service Roles

Lesson 6: Administering the Server


Topic A: Update the Server
Topic B: Server Administration Access and Control Methods
Topic C: Create Service Level Agreements
Topic D: Monitor Server Performance

Lesson 7: Implementing Storage Solutions


Topic A: Perform Capacity Planning
Topic B: Deploy Primary Storage Devices
Topic C: Storage Technologies
Topic D: Configure RAID

Lesson 8: Securing the Server


Topic A: Configure Firewalls
Topic B: Configure Security Protocols
Topic C: Implement Intrusion Detection Systems
Topic D: Implement Logical Access Control Methods
Topic E: Implement Data Security Methods
Topic F: Apply Server Hardening Techniques
Topic G: Implement Physical Security
Topic H: Create Virtual Networks

Lesson 9: Planning and Testing Disaster Recovery


Topic A: Implement Environmental Controls
Topic B: Manage Documentation for the Server and the Network
Topic C: Create A Disaster Recovery Plan
Topic D: Perform Backup and Restoration

Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Server Issues


Topic A: Troubleshoot Theory and Methods
Topic B: Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
Topic C: Troubleshoot Software Issues
Topic D: Troubleshoot Networking Issues
Topic E: Troubleshoot Storage Issues
Topic F: Troubleshoot Security Issues