On course completion, participants will be able to:
Manage server hardware.
Install server hardware and operating systems.
Configure networking hardware and protocols.
Perform basic server configuration tasks.
Create a virtual server environment.
Implement server storage solutions.
Secure the server.
Plan and test disaster recovery.
Troubleshoot server issues.
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for IT professionals such as PC, desktop, and help desk technicians who have experience supporting PC hardware who wish to make the transition to become server hardware and support specialists. This course is also designed for existing server managers who are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ Exam SKO-005.
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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
1 - Understanding Server Administration Concepts
Understand Server Administration Concepts
Understand Troubleshooting Methods
2 - Understanding Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Understand Virtualization Concepts
Understanding Cloud Concepts
Understand On-Premises versus Cloud Deployments
3 - Understanding Physical and Network Security Concepts
Understand Physical Security Concepts
Understand Network Security Concepts
4 - Managing Physical Assets
Understand Asset Management Concepts
5 - Managing Server Hardware
Manage the Physical Server
Administer the Server and Storage
Troubleshoot Server Hardware
6 - Configuring Storage Management
7 - Installing and Configuring an Operating System
Install an Operating System
Configure Network Settings
Use Scripts to Configure Servers
8 - Troubleshooting OS, Application, and Network Configurations
Troubleshoot an Operating System and Applications
Troubleshoot Network Configurations
9 - Managing Post-Installation Administrative Tasks
Understand Secure Administration Practices
Manage Server Functions
Configure Server Hardening
10 - Managing Data Security
Understand Data Security Concepts
Manage Data Security
Troubleshoot Data Security
11 - Managing Service and Data Availability
Manage Data Backup and Restore
Manage High Availability
Manage Disaster Recovery
12 - Decommissioning Servers