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Server Maintenance Fundamentals

Authors: Jason Helmick, Mike Pfeiffer, Brian Eiler, John Hales

This path will take you through the basics and fundamentals of server maintenance and administration. From start to finish you’ll cover the key concepts of server planning, use,... Read more

Beginner

These courses will get you started with server architecture and administration fundamentals.

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Server Architecture for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Brian Eiler, John Hales

Feb 25, 2016 / 4h 1m

Beginner • 4h 1m

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Description

This course covers the Server Architecture objectives, domain 1.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. Within, we cover server form factors, hardware components (including CPU, memory, network, disk, expansion busses, and firmware), power, and cooling.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to the Server+ Certification
    8m 12s
  2. Server Form Factors
    1h 22m 1s
  3. Install, Configure, and Maintain Server Components
    1h 41m 24s
  4. Power and Cooling Components
    37m 38s
  5. Conclusion and Introduction to Server Administration
    12m 42s
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Server Administration for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 2h 48m

Beginner • 2h 48m

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Description

This course covers the Server Administration objectives, domain 2.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn how to operate a virtualization platform, install and configure operating systems, administer servers locally and remotely, perform maintenance tasks, monitor performance, and document your environment.

Table of contents
  1. Building a Virtual Lab Environment
    43m 18s
  2. Common Server Configuration Tasks
    36m 3s
  3. Common Server Roles
    20m 12s
  4. Accessing Servers Locally and Remotely
    16m 26s
  5. Server Availability and Maintenance
    22m 47s
  6. Performance Monitoring
    17m 7s
  7. Asset Management and Documentation
    13m

Intermediate

These courses will walk through storage, security, and networking components to know for server maintenance.

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Storage for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 1h 8m

Beginner • 1h 8m

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Description

This course covers the Storage objectives and domain 3.0 for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn about hard disk specifications and interfaces, configuring RAID, and storage capacity considerations. You'll also learn about the most relevant storage technologies used in the IT industry today.

Table of contents
  1. Hard Disk Specifications and Interfaces
    19m 29s
  2. Configuring RAID
    18m 35s
  3. Exploring Storage Technologies
    16m 7s
  4. Storage Capacity and Considerations
    14m 13s
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Security for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Jason Helmick

Feb 25, 2016 / 4h 23m

Beginner • 4h 23m

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This course covers the Security objectives, domain 4.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. We will compare and contrast physical security methods and concepts, the learner will apply server hardening techniques, learn basic network security systems and protocols, and will implement logical access control methods on company policy, implement data security methods, and secure storage disposal, and implement proper environmental controls and techniques.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    4m 16s
  2. Compare and Contrast Physical Security Methods and Concepts
    1h 13m 30s
  3. Apply Server Hardening Techniques
    57m 36s
  4. Explain Basic Network Security Systems and Protocols
    47m 5s
  5. Implement Logical Access Control Methods on Company Policy
    27m 29s
  6. Implement Data Security Methods and Secure Storage Disposal
    23m 8s
  7. Implement Proper Environmental Controls and Techniques
    30m 32s
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Networking for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 1h 20m

Beginner • 1h 20m

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Description

This course covers the Networking objectives, domain 5.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn about logical and physical network interface configuration, common ports and protocols, and network cabling and management.

Table of contents
  1. Logical Network Interface Configuration
    26m 44s
  2. Physical Network Interface Configuration
    10m 24s
  3. Common Network Ports and Protocols
    28m 12s
  4. Network Cabling and Management
    15m 26s

Advanced

These courses tackle disaster recovery and troubleshooting.

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Disaster Recovery for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 25, 2016 / 53m

Beginner • 53m

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This course covers the Disaster Recovery objectives, domain 6.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. You'll learn about disaster recovery sites, data replication scenarios, business continuity practices, and backup and recovery methods.

Table of contents
  1. Disaster Recovery Sites and Replication
    16m 51s
  2. Business Continuity
    15m 7s
  3. Implementing Backups
    21m 47s
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Troubleshooting for CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004)

by Jason Helmick

Feb 25, 2016 / 4h 7m

Beginner • 4h 7m

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Description

This course covers the Troubleshooting objectives, domain 7.0, for the CompTIA Server+ exam. In this course, the learner will explore troubleshooting theory and methodologies, learn to troubleshoot hardware problems, troubleshoot software problems, diagnose network problems, and diagnose security problems.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    4m 54s
  2. Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
    41m 1s
  3. Troubleshoot Hardware Problems
    44m 32s
  4. Troubleshoot Software Problems
    53m 14s
  5. Diagnose Network Problems
    40m 22s
  6. Troubleshoot Storage Problems
    37m 18s
  7. Diagnose Security Issues
    26m 15s

What you will learn

  • Server Architecture
  • Server Administration
  • Storage
  • Security
  • Networking
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Troubleshooting

Pre-requisites

No prior experience is required

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