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.
-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.
-describe disaster recovery concepts and techniques.
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.
Students taking this class or preparing for the Server+ 2009 examination should have 18 to 24 months of hands-on experience with the installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of PC hardware and network operating system issues. It is recommended that they also hold the CompTIA® A+® certification.
In addition to these exam requirements, to ensure your success with this course, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge: CompTIA® A+® Certification: A Comprehensive Approach for 2009 Objectives and CompTIA® Network+® Certification (2009 Objectives).
Examine the Network Architecture
Identify Common Server Types and Functions
Identify Server System Board Components
Explore System Processing Core
Explore Server Memory
Examine Server Cooling and Power Systems
Describe Server Software
NOS Management Features
NOS Security Features
Network Essentials for Servers
Examine Storage Devices Used for Servers
Exploring IDE and SCSI
Explore NAS Implementations
Explore SAN Implementations
Identify the Best Practices in Server Hardware Installation
Install Hardware Components on a Server
Verify Server Installation
Install a Server in a Network Environment
NOS Installation and Verification
Install System Monitoring Agents and Service Tools
Server Configuration Documentation
Examine an Upgrade Checklist
Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Hardware
Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Software
Industry Best Practices for Server Installation and Maintenance
Server Security and Access Methods
Examine the Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies