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CompTIA Security+ Certification
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5 Days
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This course you will build 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+® course can also benefit you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ examination (Exam SK0-004).

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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.

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+®you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental

Upon successful completion of this course, students 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
  • Administer servers
  • Implement server storage solutions
  • Secure the server
  • Plan and test disaster recovery
  • Troubleshoot server issues

Lesson 1: Managing Server Hardware

  • Topic 1A: Server Components
  • Topic 1B: Server Power
  • Topic 1C: Server Cooling
  • Topic 1D: Asset Management

Lesson 2: Installing a Server

  • Topic 2A: Prepare an Installation Plan
  • Topic 2B: Prepare the Server Hardware
  • Topic 2C: Set Up the Server Hardware
  • Topic 2D: Install an Operating System

Lesson 3: Configuring Networking

  • Topic 3A: Manage Network Cabling
  • Topic 3B: Configure Network Interface Cards
  • Topic 3C: Implement IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services

Lesson 4: Creating a Virtual Environment

  • Topic 4A: Create Virtual Servers
  • Topic 4B: Create Virtual Switches

Lesson 5: Performing Basic Server Configuration

  • Topic 5A: Configure Local Server Properties
  • Topic 5B: Configure Server Roles
  • Topic 5C: Set Up IP Addressing Service Roles

Lesson 6: Administering the Server

  • Topic 6A: Update the Server
  • Topic 6B: Server Administration Access and Control Methods
  • Topic 6C: Create Service Level Agreements
  • Topic 6D: Monitor Server Performance

Lesson 7: Implementing Storage Solutions

  • Topic 7A: Perform Capacity Planning
  • Topic 7B: Deploy Primary Storage Devices
  • Topic 7C: Storage Technologies
  • Topic 7D: Configure RAID

Lesson 8: Securing the Server

  • Topic 8A: Configure Firewalls
  • Topic 8B: Configure Security Protocols
  • Topic 8C: Implement Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Topic 8D: Implement Logical Access Control Methods
  • Topic 8E: Implement Data Security Methods
  • Topic 8F: Apply Server Hardening Techniques
  • Topic 8G: Implement Physical Security
  • Topic 8H: Create Virtual Networks

Lesson 9: Planning and Testing Disaster Recovery

  • Topic 9A: Implement Environmental Controls
  • Topic 9B: Manage Documentation for the Server and the Network
  • Topic 9C: Create A Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Topic 9D: Perform Backup and Restoration

Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Server Issues

  • Topic 10A: Troubleshoot Theory and Methods
  • Topic 10B: Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
  • Topic 10C: Troubleshoot Software Issues
  • Topic 10D: Troubleshoot Networking Issues
  • Topic 10E: Troubleshoot Storage Issues
  • Topic 10F: Troubleshoot Security Issues

CompTIA Server+ Certification