CompTIA Server+


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Hands-On Labs
AI Tutor (Add-on)

Get hands-on experience of Server+ with the comprehensive CompTIA Server+ course and lab. The lab provides hands-on learning in installing, managing, and troubleshooting servers in data centers as well as on-premise and hybrid environments. The course and lab deal with essential hardware and software technologies of on-premise and hybrid server environments including high availability, cloud computing and scripting, and many more.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA Server+ now features flexible training options including self-paced learning, live online training, custom training, and labs to advance the career development of IT professionals in server administration.


13+ Lessons | 456+ Exercises | 193+ Quizzes | 327+ Flashcards | 327+ Glossary of terms


90+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 90+ Post Assessment Questions | 180+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

53+ LiveLab | 49+ Video tutorials | 01:50+ Hours

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Introduction

Lessons 2: Server hardware

  • Module A: Form factors and racking
  • Module B: Server components
  • Module C: Server power
  • Summary

Lessons 3: Hardware troubleshooting

  • Module A: The troubleshooting process
  • Module B: Common hardware problems
  • Module C: Hardware tools and techniques
  • Summary

Lessons 4: Operating systems, roles, and virtualization

  • Module A: Operating systems
  • Module B: OS installation
  • Module C: Server roles and capabilities
  • Module D: Server virtualization
  • Summary: Operating systems, roles, and virtualization

Lessons 5: Server maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Module A: Hardware maintenance
  • Module B: Software troubleshooting
  • Module C: Asset and document management
  • Summary: Server maintenance and troubleshooting

Lessons 6: Server administration

  • Module A: Administrative methods
  • Module B: Monitoring
  • Module C: Operations scripting
  • Summary: Server administration

Lessons 7: Storage technologies

  • Module A: Storage solutions
  • Module B: Storage planning and management
  • Module C: Storage troubleshooting
  • Summary

Lessons 8: Server network connections

  • Module A: Communication models
  • Module B: Networking hardware
  • Module C: Network cabling
  • Summary

Lessons 9: Network communications

  • Module A: Network addresses
  • Module B: Address resolution and assignment
  • Module C: Network storage
  • Summary: Network communications

Lessons 10: Troubleshooting networking problems

  • Module A: Network connectivity tools
  • Module B: Troubleshooting connectivity
  • Summary: Troubleshooting networking problems

Lessons 11: Server security fundamentals

  • Module A: Server security principles
  • Module B: Identity and access management
  • Module C: Data security
  • Summary: Server security fundamentals

Lessons 12: Securing the server

  • Module A: Physical environment and security
  • Module B: Server hardening
  • Module C: Security tools and techniques
  • Module D: Common security problems
  • Summary

Lessons 13: Disaster planning and recovery

  • Module A: High availability
  • Module B: Disaster recovery
  • Module C: Backups and restores
  • Module D: Server decommissioning
  • Summary

Hands-on LAB Activities

Server hardware

  • Identifying the RAM Slot
  • Identifying the CPU Socket
  • Installing the Motherboard Components
  • Configuring the BIOS/UEFI
  • Replacing the PSU

Operating systems, roles, and virtualization

  • Installing Debian 11
  • Managing Windows Server
  • Installing Windows Server 2016
  • Adding Roles and Features
  • Importing and Creating VMs with Hyper-V

Server maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Linux
  • Troubleshooting Windows

Server administration

  • Using Command-Line Tools in Linux
  • Using Command-Line Tools in Windows
  • Examining Linux Monitoring Tools
  • Viewing Event Logs in Linux
  • Monitoring Performance
  • Viewing Event Logs in Windows

Storage technologies

  • Creating a Virtual Disk
  • Managing Disks in Windows Server
  • Creating and Removing a Partition on Linux
  • Examining Linux Command-Line Tools

Server network connections

  • Viewing and Configuring Ethernet Options
  • Identifying the MT-RJ Optical Connector
  • Identifying the Unshielded-Twisted Pair Copper Wire

Network communications

  • Creating Firewall Rules in Iptables
  • Viewing Address Information
  • Configuring Rules in Windows Firewall
  • Editing the Hosts File
  • Examining and Creating DNS Records
  • Configuring a Static IP address in Windows
  • Using iSCSI
  • Creating an SMB File Share

Troubleshooting networking problems

  • Using TCP/IP Tools in Linux
  • Using TCP/IP Tools in Windows

Server security fundamentals

  • Viewing Linux Security Logs
  • Researching Security Threats
  • Enforcing Audit Policies
  • Delegating Control in Active Directory
  • Enforcing Account Security Policies
  • Creating a Domain User
  • Creating Active Directory Groups
  • Enabling BitLocker in Windows Server

Securing the server

  • Updating Ubuntu
  • Creating a Security Template
  • Enforcing a Security Template
  • Scanning Hosts with Nmap
  • Checking File Integrity
  • Performing a Virus Scan

Disaster planning and recovery

  • Creating Redundant Storage
  • Configuring NIC Teaming
  • Scheduling a Windows Server Backup
  • Enabling Shadow Copies in Windows

Exam FAQs

CompTIA A+ certified or equivalent knowledge Two years of hands-on experience working in a server environment.

$348 USD

The exam contains 90 questions.

No restriction on the number of limits on the exam

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