Welcome to Server+ Networking Fundamentals from LearnSmart.
This course will help you validate you have mastered the technologies found in today’s extensive and varied IT environment to boost your career. This course series will also better qualify you for such jobs as network administrators, systems engineers, help desk technicians, hardware technicians, and more.
Learn server administration fundamentals and gain knowledge of the principles, techniques, and tools needed to successfully prepare for CompTIA’s Server+ (SK0-004) exam.
This course is designed to prepare the student for the CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004) exam. Once in our course review our course map to see just how we align with CompTIA’s Server+ Certification in providing this training. Learn the main exam objectives by learning these key concepts we cover:
Our lectures are paired with a variety of demonstrations and quizzes giving visual example and real world look of the concepts that will be talked about.
The Server+ Certification by CompTIA is an international and vendor-neutral certification that has been endorsed and recognized by industry computing manufacturers and organizations.
The course below provides foundational knowledge of the principles, techniques, and tools needed to successfully prepare for the CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 exam.
This also qualifies as Continuing Education Units (CEUs). If you’re up for renewal, you can earn CEUs through this course series. Make sure to redeem up to 22 CEUS for this course completion.
These sections can be taken in any order, as a review of a concept or knowledge area. However, if you are just becoming familiar with it security and ethical hacking it is recommended that you view the sections sequentially.
Section 1: Gain a brief history of network servers and then cover the different types of servers you may encounter, what their different purposes and functions are, and their key features.
Section 2: From server form factors to processors, RAM, hardware, and keeping the servers cool, you will begin to understand the different kinds of servers you can get and the first steps in utilizing them.
Section 3: Cover several important topics to help you understand the process of selecting, installing, and configuring an operating system on your server from selecting and understanding operating systems.
Section 4: We discuss the best ways to access the server along with the different administration techniques. We also discuss fault tolerance, asset management, and maintaining appropriate documentation.
Section 5: Let’s explore virtualization. What is virtualization? Why does it matter? Then lets discuss hypervisors and the important role they play in the virtualization process.
Section 6: Understand storage systems by looking at hard disks, RAID, independent disks, and so forth. Next discuss other types of storage such as SAN and external drives, and how to calculating capacity.
Section 7: Review real-life scenarios and demonstrations with about creating, formatting, or managing partitions and volumes, internal and external drives, arrays, encryption and compressing data.
Section 8: Be able to cover all your security needs from physical security to server hardening to hard wiping a hard drive and more.
Section 9: Learn about IP addressing such as IPv4 and IPv6, networking services, and network infrastructure. We also discuss port and protocols, and how to scan for open ports. Then, we talk about cables.
Section 10: Take a closer look at server disaster recover such as continuity operations, the different types of recovery sites, data replications, and backup methodology and media.
Section 11: We cover troubleshooting server problems and discuss the various methodologies involved in troubleshooting both the hardware and software, along with many errors you might face and why.
Section 12: In this, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the principles, concepts, and tools used in completing the
“Server+ Administration Fundamentals (SK0-004)” course completion.
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