Server+ Certification

Server+ Certification Training in Classroom in London by Server+ Certified engineers

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There are no open public schedule dates for Server+ Certification course. We can offer you a private training or arrange a public course for you. Contact us here and we can make arrangements for your course.

Delivery Formats

This course can be attended face to face in an open classrooms, live online virtual classroom remotely from home or office, private one-to-one and on-site for your team at your office.

Course Outline

Server+ Certification course 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 during this course.


The course will help prepare the learner for the CompTIA Server+ examinations.

CompTIA Server+ Certification is internationally recognized by many corporations. Server+ is a prerequisite qualification for employment (and is endorsed) by many leading computer manufacturers and vendors on a global basis. The qualification is endorsed by Microsoft, HP, Compaq, IBM, Novell, Intel, 3Com, and Adaptec, among other leading vendors. This qualification is particularly recommended for students who wish to progress to completing vendor server qualifications and training programs.

Who is Server+ Certification training for?

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.

Prerequisites for Server+ Certification course

Ideally, students should have successfully completed the CompTIA A+ Certification and have approximately twelve months' experience of PC support. It is not necessary that students pass the A+ exams before completing Server+ certification, but this is recommended.

Regardless of whether students have passed A+, it is recommended that they have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

  • Know the function and basic features of the components of a PC
  • Know the PC startup process
  • Use Windows to create and manage files and use basic administrative features (Explorer, Control Panel, Management Consoles)
  • Basic network terminology (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, TCP/IP)

Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking following courses:

What will I get?

  • 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.

Server+ Certification Course Contents

Module 1 - Planning Servers

  • Server Hardware
  • Server as Hardware
  • Servers and Networks
  • Features of Servers
  • Server Software
  • Server as Software
  • Types of Servers
  • Workstation OS versus NOS
  • Windows NT
  • The Windows 2000 Family
  • The Windows 2003 Family
  • The Windows 2008 Family
  • Windows Administration Tools
  • Windows Licensing
  • Novell NetWare
  • UNIX
  • Linux
  • Apple Mac OS X
  • Networking Concepts
  • Network Components
  • Network Topologies
  • The OSI Model
  • IEEE 802 Standards
  • Network Devices
  • Network Transport Protocols
  • Planning Installations and Upgrades
  • Project Planning Concepts
  • Server Installation Plans
  • Server Upgrade Plans
  • Implementing the Plan
  • Verifying the Plan

Module 2 - Server Hardware and Components

  • Form Factors and Racks
  • Server Form Factors
  • Racks
  • Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  • Bus Architecture
  • Motherboard Components
  • Expansion Bus Standards
  • Features of Processors
  • Intel Pentium and Xeon Processors
  • Intel Itanium Processor
  • AMD Processors
  • Random Access Memory (RAM) Types
  • Memory Packaging
  • Memory Characteristics
  • Storage Devices
  • Hard Drives
  • The SCSI Interface
  • SCSI Connectors and Cabling
  • Setting Up a SCSI Bus
  • ATA (IDE) Interface
  • Drive Arrays (RAID)
  • Formatting a Disk
  • Network Storage

Module 3 - Installing and Upgrading Servers

  • Installing and Upgrading Hardware
  • Static Electricity
  • Adding and Removing Components
  • Accessing the Case
  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Power Supply Unit
  • Adapter Cards
  • Storage Devices
  • BIOS, CMOS, and Firmware
  • Installing Peripherals, Racks, and Network Devices
  • Rack Installation
  • Peripheral Devices
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Installing Network Components
  • Structured Wiring Systems
  • Installing and Upgrading Software
  • Windows Installation
  • NetWare Installation
  • Linux Installation
  • Configuration
  • Configuring Network Services
  • Directory Services
  • File and Print Services
  • Network Routing Services
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Name Resolution Using DNS
  • Microsoft Networking Host Names
  • Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  • Remote Access Services
  • SNA Services
  • Configuring Web Services
  • Email (SMTP Protocol)
  • Shared Fax Systems
  • Web and FTP Servers

Module 4 - Maintenance and Optimisation

  • Proactive Maintenance
  • Developing a Server Management Plan
  • Security
  • Passwords and Accounts
  • Encryption
  • Virus Prevention
  • Server Environment
  • Storage and Transportation
  • Monitoring and Optimization
  • Network Management Protocols
  • Server Monitoring
  • Measuring Performance in Windows
  • Measuring Performance in NetWare
  • Measuring Performance in Linux
  • Interpreting the Output
  • Logging User Activity
  • Network Monitoring
  • Protocol Analyzer
  • Remote Monitoring and Notification

Module 5 - Troubleshooting and Disaster Recovery

  • Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Procedures
  • Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Perform Shut Down
  • Error Logs
  • Recovery Options
  • Management Utilities
  • Troubleshooting Windows Software
  • Troubleshooting Power and POST Problems
  • Troubleshooting Other Hardware Issues
  • Troubleshooting RAID
  • Troubleshooting Networks
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Fault Tolerance and Redundancy
  • Backup Strategies

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