The CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 Online Course is designed to cover the latest CompTIA Server+ Certification content, and will allow you to gain the technical knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. CompTIA Server+ certification is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential and is designed to validate your skills in commonly used server and storage systems in IT industries.

This home study course is designed to give students advanced-level technical competency of server issues and technology, including server architecture, administration, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery.

CompTIA Server+ ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills to::

  • Build, maintain, troubleshoot, secure and support server hardware and software technologies, including virtualization
  • Identify environmental issues
  • Understand and comply with disaster recovery and general security procedures
  • Be familiar with industry terminology and concepts
  • Understand server roles and their interaction in a dynamic computing environment

Elearning Portal:

Security+ Online CourseThis course is delivered through our online course portal and will give students 12 months access to their materials. The course includes interactive activities that to keep the student engaged, and each lesson includes Flash Cards, a short quiz and exercises to confirm your understanding of the subject. When returning to your studies you to return to the last point or to the furthest point you have read.

Free Trial: We recommend that students register for and access a free trial of this course prior to enrolment. As this is a digital edition of the course, refunds cannot be issued once the access code has been issued. The free trial will give you access to the first lesson of the course materials.

The CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 Certification Online Course includes the following contents:

Pre-assessment:

The pre-assessment is designed as a guide to assess the students’ knowledge of the course topics before they begin the course. The results will help them to understand what you need to learn and after going through the course contents they will be able to score higher on this and the other practice tests in the course.

Chapters & Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Server Hardware

This lesson covers the following subjects: Server Form Factors; Installing and Configuring Server Components; Maintaining Power and Cooling Requirements; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring Servers

This lesson covers the following subjects: Installing and Configuring Server Operating Systems; Using Access and Control Methods to Administer a Server; Purpose and Operation of Virtualization Components; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 3: Server Maintenance

This lesson covers the following subjects: Server Roles and Requirements; Proper Server Maintenance Techniques; Asset Management and Documentation; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 4: Storage Technologies

This lesson covers the following subjects: Hardware and Features of Various Storage Technologies; Installing and Deploying Primary Storage Devices; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 5: Identifying Capacity and Fault Tolerance Requirements

This lesson covers the following subjects: Calculating Appropriate Storage Capacity and Planning for Future Growth; Configuring RAID; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 6: Securing the Server

This lesson covers the following subjects: Physical Security Methods and Concepts; Server Hardening Techniques; Proper Environmental Controls and Techniques; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 7: Securing Server Data and Network Access

This lesson covers the following subjects: Basic Network Security Systems and Protocols; Logical Access Control Methods; Data Security Methods and Secure Storage Disposal; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 8: Networking

This lesson covers the following subjects: Configuring Servers to Use IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services; Ports and Protocols; Cable Management Procedures; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 9: Disaster Recovery

This lesson covers the following subjects: Disaster Recovery Principles; Backup; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Issues

This lesson covers the following subjects: Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies; Troubleshooting Hardware Problems; Troubleshooting Software Problems; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 11: Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

This lesson covers the following subjects: Diagnosing Network Problems; Diagnosing Security Issues; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 12: Troubleshooting Storage Issues

This lesson covers the following subjects: Troubleshooting Storage Problems; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Lesson 13: Appendix A

This lesson covers the following subjects: Objective Map.

Practice Exams:

Prepare for your exam with 40+ pre-assessment questions, 2 full length tests and 100+ post-assessment questions. Practice tests comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Post Assessment:

This is final indicator to gauge a student’s readiness and should be attempted after all of the exercises and practice tests have been completed.

Live Labs: Optional (Available for £120.00):

Online Live Labs can be purchased for £120.00 as an additional item when ordering from our website. The live labs are available for 12 months and give you access to real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the internet using virtualization. A Live Lab has equipment such as computers, servers, switches or routers, that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  1. Exam based practical tasks
  2. Real equipment, absolutely no simulations<
  3. Access to the latest industry technologies
  4. Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  5. Break and Reset functionality
  6. No hardware costs

Prerequisites:

While there are no official prerequisites for the SK0-004 exam, CompTIA recommend candidates have completed the A+ syllabus and have a minimum of 18 to 24 months of IT experience.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time and have 12 months access to the course materials. This home study course is designed as a self-study course, but email support is available for the 12 month period. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.

Assessment:

Assessment is from the CompTIA Server+ Certification SK0-004 Examination. The Examination has a maximum of 100 questions in a multiple choice and performance-based questions over a 90 minute period. The Exam is graded on a scale of 100 - 900 with a minimum passing score of 750.

Qualification:

CompTIA Server CourseOn completion of the Security+ Online Course you can apply for the CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 Examination.

Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £189.00 + VAT each.

You can find or register for your nearest exam centres by selecting the Test Takers option from the Pearson Vue Website.

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