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CompTIA Server+

Authors: Brian Eiler, John Hales, Jason Helmick, Mike Pfeiffer

Searching for a server-related certification? CompTIA Server+ is a great start. Our Server+ series aligns with the exam objectives and even adds onto them, providing you with... Read more

SK0-004

In addition to the inclusion of newer topics like virtualization, this series provides a comprehensive look at key concepts like server planning, use, maintenance, and security.

Server Architecture for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Brian Eiler

Feb 25, 2016 / 4h 1m

4h 1m

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This course covers the Server Architecture objectives, domain 1.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. Within, we cover server form factors, hardware components (including CPU, memory, network, disk, expansion busses, and firmware), power, and cooling.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to the Server+ Certification8m
  2. Server Form Factors1h 22m
  3. Install, Configure, and Maintain Server Components1h 41m
  4. Power and Cooling Components37m
  5. Conclusion and Introduction to Server Administration12m

Server Administration for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 2h 48m

2h 48m

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This course covers the Server Administration objectives, domain 2.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn how to operate a virtualization platform, install and configure operating systems, administer servers locally and remotely, perform maintenance tasks, monitor performance, and document your environment.

Table of contents
  1. Building a Virtual Lab Environment43m
  2. Common Server Configuration Tasks36m
  3. Common Server Roles20m
  4. Accessing Servers Locally and Remotely16m
  5. Server Availability and Maintenance22m
  6. Performance Monitoring17m
  7. Asset Management and Documentation13m

Storage for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 1h 8m

1h 8m

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This course covers the Storage objectives and domain 3.0 for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn about hard disk specifications and interfaces, configuring RAID, and storage capacity considerations. You'll also learn about the most relevant storage technologies used in the IT industry today.

Table of contents
  1. Hard Disk Specifications and Interfaces19m
  2. Configuring RAID18m
  3. Exploring Storage Technologies16m
  4. Storage Capacity and Considerations14m

Security for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Jason Helmick

Feb 25, 2016 / 4h 23m

4h 23m

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This course covers the Security objectives, domain 4.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. We will compare and contrast physical security methods and concepts, the learner will apply server hardening techniques, learn basic network security systems and protocols, and will implement logical access control methods on company policy, implement data security methods, and secure storage disposal, and implement proper environmental controls and techniques.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction4m
  2. Compare and Contrast Physical Security Methods and Concepts1h 13m
  3. Apply Server Hardening Techniques57m
  4. Explain Basic Network Security Systems and Protocols47m
  5. Implement Logical Access Control Methods on Company Policy27m
  6. Implement Data Security Methods and Secure Storage Disposal23m
  7. Implement Proper Environmental Controls and Techniques30m

Networking for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 1h 20m

1h 20m

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This course covers the Networking objectives, domain 5.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn about logical and physical network interface configuration, common ports and protocols, and network cabling and management.

Table of contents
  1. Logical Network Interface Configuration26m
  2. Physical Network Interface Configuration10m
  3. Common Network Ports and Protocols28m
  4. Network Cabling and Management15m

Disaster Recovery for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 53m

53m

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This course covers the Disaster Recovery objectives, domain 6.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn about disaster recovery sites, data replication scenarios, business continuity practices, and backup and recovery methods.

Table of contents
  1. Disaster Recovery Sites and Replication16m
  2. Business Continuity15m
  3. Implementing Backups21m

Troubleshooting for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Jason Helmick

Feb 25, 2016 / 4h 7m

4h 7m

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This course covers the Troubleshooting objectives, domain 7.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. In this course, the learner will explore troubleshooting theory and methodologies, learn to troubleshoot hardware problems, troubleshoot software problems, diagnose network problems, and diagnose security problems.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction4m
  2. Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies41m
  3. Troubleshoot Hardware Problems44m
  4. Troubleshoot Software Problems53m
  5. Diagnose Network Problems40m
  6. Troubleshoot Storage Problems37m
  7. Diagnose Security Issues26m

What you will learn

  • Server hardware components
  • How to operate a virtualization platform
  • How to install and configure operating systems
  • How to administer servers both locally and remotely
  • How to perform maintenance tasks
  • Hard disk specifications and interfaces
  • How to configure RAID
  • Storage capacity considerations
  • The differences and similarities of physical security methods and concepts
  • Techniques for applying server hardening
  • Network security systems and protocols
  • How to manage cabling
  • How to configure logical and physical network interfaces
  • Disaster recovery sites, continuity practices, and backup and recovery methods
  • How to troubleshoot hardware, software, network, and security issues

Pre-requisites

No prior experience is required.

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