Server+

Course Length :  35 Hours

Server+

Course Description

This course is intended for students wishing to qualify with CompTIA Server+ Certification for advanced level technical competency of server issues and technology. It is also suitable for PC support technicians wanting to improve their skills in support and administration.

Course Prerequisites

CompTIA A+ Certification exams or have equivalent knowledge and experience and experience of supporting end-users and PC-based systems.

 

Outline

 

Planning Servers

  • Server Fundamentals
  • Servers as Hardware and Software
  • Server Form Factors
  • Racks
  • Configuration Management
  • Project Planning Concepts
  • Server Pre-installation Planning
  • Server Upgrade Plans
  • Implementing the Plan
  • Verifying the Plan
  • Configuration Management
  • Documentation
  • Equipment Disposal
  • Storage and RAID
  • Hard Drives
  • The SCSI Interface
  • Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
  • The Serial ATA Interface
  • Drive Arrays (RAID)
  • Installing an NOS
  • Installation Procedures
  • File Systems
  • Installation Methods
  • Configuring the NOS

 

Configuring Servers

  • Server Networking
  • Ethernet
  • TCP/IP
  • Virtual LANs (VLAN)
  • Directory Services
  • Managing Users
  • File and Print Services
  • External Storage Technologies
  • Disk and Volume Management
  • Designing a Secure Site
  • Site Security Controls
  • Server Security
  • Secure Network Topologies
  • Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  • Malware Protection Software

 

Application Servers

  • Configuring Server Roles
  • Installing Roles and Applications
  • Network Configuration and Access
  • Database and Application Servers
  • Web and FTP Servers
  • Messaging Servers
  • Virtualization Technologies
  • Virtualization Defined
  • Virtual Platform Applications
  • Virtualization Best Practices

 

Managing and Upgrading Servers

  • Management and Monitoring Tools
  • Developing a Server Management Plan
  • Network Management Protocols
  • Server Access Tools
  • Server Monitoring
  • System Logs
  • Environment and Maintenance
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Power
  • Server Environment
  • Installing and Upgrading Hardware
  • Adding and Removing Components
  • Accessing the Case
  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Expansion Cards
  • Firmware

 

Troubleshooting Servers

  • Troubleshooting Models and Processes
  • Troubleshooting Steps
  • Approaching Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Scenarios
  • Troubleshooting Hardware Problems
  • Troubleshooting Storage
  • Troubleshooting Network Problems
  • Troubleshooting Software Problems
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Fault Tolerance and Redundancy
  • Health and Safety
  • Recovery
  • Backup Strategies

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Server+

  • Duration :   35 Hours
  • Certificates :   Yes

Next Class Start Date - Call us at (416) 292-0003

Quick Facts

This course is intended for students wishing to qualify with CompTIA Server+ Certification for advanced level technical competency of server issues and technology. It is also suitable for PC support technicians wanting to improve their skills in support and administration.