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CompTIA Server+

CompTIA Security+ / Server+

Overview

You will install, configure, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot servers. You will also examine the server hardware and software, server IT environment, disaster recovery concepts, and learn information and skills that will be helpful on the job.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Examine server fundamentals.
  • Identify the hardware components of a server.
  • Describe the features of server software.
  • Examine the various types of storage systems used in servers.
  • Install hardware components on a server.
  • Configure servers.
  • Examine the issues in upgrading server components.
  • Identify some of the industry's best practices for deploying a server and the various strategies of securing, accessing, and remotely managing the server hardware.
  • Troubleshoot servers.
  • Describe disaster recovery concepts and techniques.

Course Objectives

Topic Details

Introduction to Servers

  • Examine the Network Architecture
  • Identify Common Server Types and Functions

Exploring the Server Hardware

  • Identify Server System Board Components
  • Explore System Processing Core
  • Explore Server Memory
  • Examine Server Cooling and Power Systems

Introduction to Server Software

  • Describe Server Software
  • NOS Management Features
  • NOS Security Features
  • Network Essentials for Servers

Exploring the Server Storage System

  • Examine Storage Devices Used for Servers
  • Exploring IDE and SCSI
  • Describe RAID
  • Explore NAS Implementations
  • Explore SAN Implementations

Installing the Server Hardware

  • Identify the Best Practices in Server Hardware Installation
  • Install Hardware Components on a Server
  • Verify Server Installation
  • Install a Server in a Network Environment

Configuring Servers

  • NOS Installation and Verification
  • Install System Monitoring Agents and Service Tools
  • Server Configuration Documentation

Examining the Issues in Upgrading Server Components

  • Examine an Upgrade Checklist
  • Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Hardware
  • Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Software

Examining Servers in an IT Environment

  • Industry Best Practices for Server Installation and Maintenance
  • Server Security and Access Methods

Troubleshooting Servers

  • Examine the Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
  • Troubleshoot Server Hardware Problems
  • Troubleshoot Server Software Problems
  • Troubleshoot Server Network Problems
  • Troubleshoot Server Storage Device Problems

Exploring Disaster Recovery Concepts and Methodologies

  • Examine Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Implement Disaster Recovery Methodologies
  • Implement Replication Methods

Course Schedule

Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Saturday 08:30 am to 11:30 am 7 weeks 21 hours $2,500.00 Mr. Glen Singh

*SPECIAL OFFER: Enroll in the Security+ and Server+ combo and get a discount of $1,500.00 (total cost is $3,500.00).

Session - Saturday (08:30 am to 11:30 am)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 Saturday, January 26, 2019 Saturday, March 9, 2019
Session 2 Saturday, June 15, 2019 Saturday, July 27, 2019
Session 3 Saturday, November 9, 2019 Saturday, December 21, 2019
Session 4 Saturday, March 28, 2020 Saturday, May 9, 2020

Additional Information

Exam(s)

Upon completing the program, students will be required to sit the respective CompTIA certification examination if they wish to pursue an international certification.

Book(s)

CTS College will provide:

  • CompTIA Server + Complete Study Guide (Digital copy provided)
  • Past Paper Exams

Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites however, the CompTIA® Server+® certification exam 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.

Tuition Cost

$2500

We are an ACTT recognised institution and partner with international awarding bodies

University of Hertsfordshire ABE