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Server+ Preparation Training – CompTIA

Credential to be awarded: Certificate of Completion

Total Hours: 40

INCLUDED: Fees, Itemized: Course book $115; Optional CompTIA Certification Voucher $285

Total tuition & fees: $3695


Course Description

This certification preparation program the CompTIA Server+ is targeted at IT professionals, network support technicians, and server hardware specialists having 18-24 months of experience in the information technology industry and hands-on experience with the installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of PC hardware. Server+ focuses on server-specific hardware and operating systems, and certifies technical knowledge in areas such as RAID, SCSI, and multiple CPUs, as well as capabilities with server issues, including disaster recovery.

Day 1: Introduction to Servers, and Exploring the Server Hardware

  • Topic A: Examine the Network Architecture
  • Topic B: Identify Common Server Types and Functions
  • Topic C: Identify Server System Board Components
  • Topic D: Explore System Processing Core
  • Topic E: Explore Server Memory
  • Topic F: Examine Server Cooling and Power Systems

Day 2: Introduction to Server Software, Exploring the Server Storage System

  •  Topic A: Describe Server Software
  • Topic B: NOS Management Features
  • Topic C: NOS Security Features
  • Topic D: Network Essentials for Servers
  • Topic E: Examine Storage Devices Used for Servers
  • Topic F: Explore IDE and SCSI
  • Topic G: Describe RAID
  • Topic H: Explore NAS Implementations
  • Topic I: Explore SAN Implementations

Day 3: Installing the Server Hardware, and Configuring Servers

  •  Topic A: Identify the Best Practices in Server Hardware Installation
  • Topic B: Install Hardware Components on a Server
  • Topic C: Verify Server Installation
  • Topic D: Install a Server in a Network Environment
  • Topic E: NOS Installation and Verification
  • Topic F: Install System Monitoring Agents and Service Tools
  • Topic G: Server Configuration Documentation

 Day 4: Examining the Issues in Upgrading Server Components, and Examining Servers in an IT Environment

  •  Topic A: Examine an Upgrade Checklist
  • Topic B: Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Hardware
  • Topic C: Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Software
  • Topic D: Industry Best Practices for Server Installation and Maintenance
  • Topic E: Server Security and Access Methods

Day 5: Troubleshooting Servers, and Exploring Disaster Recovery Concepts and Methodologies

  •  Topic A: Examine the Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
  • Topic B: Troubleshoot Server Hardware Problems
  • Topic C: Troubleshoot Server Software Problems
  • Topic D: Troubleshoot Server Network Problems
  • Topic E: Troubleshoot Server Storage Device Problems
  • Topic F: Examine Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Topic G: Implement Disaster Recovery Methodologies
  • Topic H: Implement Replication Methods

Recommendations and Prerequisites

OrganizationCertification Recommendations/
CompTIA recommends that students have 18 to 24 months of hands-on experience with the installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of PC hardware and network operating system issues and hold a CompTIA A+ certification. These are recommendations and are not required in order to be eligible to sit for the Project+ certification examination.


OrganizationCertification Exam Requirements
To be Certified, students must pass the certification exam with a score of 750 on a scale of 100-900 during the allotted 90 minutes for the 100 question exam.


Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 40 hours
  • Skill level Intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 15
  • Assessments Self
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