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CompTIA Server+

  • Course Code G012
  • Duration 5 days
  • Version SK0-005

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview


This 5-day CompTIA IT Server+ course is designed to give IT personnel all the necessary base skills to support network servers within the corporate network. The course gives hands-on experience with installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting server hardware and NOS issues.

Course Schedule

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 08-12 April, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 10-14 June, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 15-19 July, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 05-09 August, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 23-27 September, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


Target Audience


The course is targeted for computer technicians with a practical technical background who wish to formalise their knowledge and pass the Server+ exam.

  • Server Support Technician
  • Server Administrator
  • IT/Server Technician
  • Storage Administrator

Course Objectives

  • Describe different types of servers, and identify hardware and software components used in servers.
  • Install servers into a network environment.
  • Configure servers for optimal performance.
  • Employ preventive maintenance measures to keep servers running at acceptable performance levels.
  • Upgrade server hardware and software.
  • Discuss environmental issues that pertain to server operation.
  • Troubleshoot problems with server hardware and software.
  • Identify and explain disaster-recovery concepts and techniques.

Course Content

Introduction to Servers
  • Investigating Different Types of Servers
  • Identifying Server Hardware
  • Identifying Network Operating Systems and Other Software
Installing Servers
  • Planning for Server Installation
  • Adding Server Hardware
  • Verifying the Installation
  • Data-transmission Media
Configuring Servers
  • Checking and Upgrading BIOS and Firmware Levels
  • Configuring RAID
  • Installing Network Operating Systems and Other Software
  • Configuring External Peripheral Devices
  • Installing System Monitoring Agents and Service Tools
  • Documenting the Server
Maintaining Servers
  • Backing Up Server Data
  • Baselining Servers and Monitoring Server Performance
  • Setting SNMP Thresholds
  • Keeping the Server Clean
  • Verifying Hardware
  • Establishing Remote Notification
Upgrading Server Components
  • Creating and Using Upgrade Check Lists
  • Adding and Replacing Hardware
  • Upgrading Server Software
Exploring Environmental Issues Surrounding Servers
  • Evaluating the Physical Security of Servers
  • Evaluating the Server Room Environment
Troubleshooting Servers
  • Reviewing General Troubleshooting Information
  • Analyzing the Problem and its Cause
  • Using Diagnostic Software
  • Identifying Bottlenecks

Exploring Disaster Recovery Concepts and Techniques

  • Ensuring Redundancy and Availability
  • Backups
  • Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan

Course Prerequisites


Delegates are required to meet the following prerequisites:

  • A+ Certification: Core Hardware
  • A+ Certification: Operating SystemsNetwork+ Certification

Test Certification


Recommended as preparation for exam(s):

  • This course is preparation for the CompTIA Server+ (SK0-005)

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