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CompTIA Server+


In this course you will cover: different types of servers; identification of hardware and software components used in servers; installation of servers in a network environment; configuring servers and checking and upgrading BIOS and firmware levels; preventative maintenance measures including setting SNMP thresholds; upgrading server hardware and software; exploration of environmental issues surrounding servers; troubleshooting servers & exploring disaster recovery concepts and techniques.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduction to Servers

  • Investigating Different Types of Servers

  • Identifying Server Types

  • Identifying Server Hardware

  • Identifying Parts of Computer Subsystems

  • Identifying Components of the System Processing Core

  • Identifying Drive Types and Implementations

  • Identifying Components and Features of the Communications Subsystem

  • Identifying UPS Types

  • Identifying Server-specific Components Found in Other Subsystems

  • Identifying Network Operating Systems and Other Software

  • Identifying Network Operating Systems Features

  • Identifying Other Server Software Installing Servers

  • Planning for Server Installation

  • Discussing the Planning Process

  • Adding Server Hardware

  • Installing Server Hardware

  • Discussing Rackmount Servers and Physical Installation Verifying the Installation

  • Verifying the Hardware Installation Upgrading Server Components

  • Creating and Using Upgrade Check Lists

  • Discussing Upgrade Check Lists

  • Adding and Replacing Hardware

  • Upgrading Server Software

  • Installing NOS Updates

  • Updating Drivers Exploring Environmental Issues Surrounding Servers 

  • Evaluating the Physical Security of Servers

  • Evaluating the Sever Room Equipment

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