1 - Understanding Server Administration Concepts
Topic 1A: Understand Server Administration ConceptsTopic 1B: Understand Troubleshooting MethodsExam objectives covered: 4.1 Explain the troubleshooting theory and methodologyTopic 1C: Manage LicenseExam objectives covered: 2.8 Explain Licensing Concepts
2 - Understanding Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Topic 2A: Understand Virtualization ConceptsExam objectives covered: 2.5 Summarize the purpose and operation of virtualizationTopic 2B: Understanding Cloud ConceptsExam objectives covered: 2.5 Summarize the purpose and operation of virtualizationTopic 2C: Understand On-Premises versus Cloud DeploymentsExam objectives covered: 2.5 Summarize the purpose and operation of virtualization.
3 - Understanding Physical and Network Security Concepts
Topic 3A: Understand Physical Security ConceptsExam objectives covered: 3.2 Summarize Physical Security ConceptsTopic 3B: Understand Network Security ConceptsExam objectives covered: 2.2 Given a scenario, configure servers to use network infrastructure services
4 - Managing Physical Assets
Topic 4A: Understand Asset Management ConceptsExam objectives covered: 2.7 Explain the importance of asset management and documentationTopic 4B: Manage DocumentationExam objectives covered:2.7 Explain the importance of asset management and documentation
5 - Managing Server Hardware
Topic 5A: Manage the Physical ServerExam objectives covered: 1.1 Given a scenario, install physical hardware Topic 5B: Administer the Server and StorageExam objectives covered: 1.1 Given a scenario, install physical hardware1.3 Given a scenario, perform server hardware maintenance Topic 5C: Troubleshoot Server HardwareExam objectives covered: 4.2 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common hardware failures
6 - Configuring Storage Management
Topic 6A: Manage StorageExam objectives covered: 1.2 Given a scenario, deploy and manage storage Topic 6B: Troubleshoot StorageExam objectives covered: 4.3 Given a scenario, troubleshoot storage problems
7 - Installing and Configuring an Operating System
Topic 7A: Install an Operating SystemExam objectives covered: 2.1 Given a scenario, install server operating systemsTopic 7B: Configure StorageExam objectives covered: 2.1 Given a scenario, install server operating systems Topic 7C: Configure Network SettingsExam objectives covered: 2.2 Given a scenario, configure servers to use network infrastructure servicesTopic 7D: Use Scripts to Configure ServersExam objectives covered: 2.1 Given a scenario, install server operating systems2.6 Summarize scripting basics for server administration
8 - Troubleshooting OS, Application, and Network Configurations
Topic 8A: Troubleshoot an Operating System and ApplicationsExam objectives covered: 4.4 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common OS and software problems Topic 8B: Troubleshoot Network ConfigurationsExam objectives covered: 4.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot network connectivity issues
9 - Managing Post-Installation Administrative Tasks
Topic 9A: Understand Secure Administration PracticesExam objectives covered: 3.3 Explain important concepts pertaining to identity and access management for server administration Topic 9B: Manage Server FunctionsExam objectives covered: 2.3 Given a scenario, configure and maintain server functions and features Topic 9C: Configure Server HardeningExam objectives covered: 3.5 Given a scenario, apply server hardening methods
10 - Managing Data Security
Topic 10A: Understand Data Security ConceptsExam objectives covered: 3.1 Summarize data security concepts Topic 10B: Manage Data SecurityExam objectives covered: 3.4 Explain data security risks and mitigation strategies Topic 10C: Troubleshoot Data SecurityExam objectives covered: 4.6 Given a scenario, troubleshoot security problems
11 - Managing Service and Data Availability
Topic 11A: Manage Data Backup and RestoreExam objectives covered: 3.7 Explain the importance of backups and restores Topic 11B: Manage High AvailabilityExam objectives covered: 2.4 Explain the key concepts of high availability for serversTopic 11C: Manage Disaster RecoveryExam objectives covered: 3.8 Explain the importance of disaster recovery
12 - Decommissioning Servers
Topic 12A: Decommission ServersExam objectives covered: 3.6 Summarize proper server decommissioning concepts
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Who is it For?
This course is designed for IT professionals such as PC, desktop, and help desk technicians who have experience supporting PC hardware who wish to make the transition to become server hardware and support specialists. This course is also designed for existing server managers who are preparing to take the CompTIA Server+ Exam SK0-004.
It is expected that, prior to taking this course, you have:
A+ certified or equivalent knowledge.
24 months of hands-on experience working in a server environment.