Exam Number: SK0-004
The CompTIA Server+ certification is an international vendor-neutral credential. The CompTIA Server+ exam is a validation of “foundation-level” server skills and knowledge, and is used by organizations and IT professionals around the globe.
This exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:
- Build, maintain, troubleshoot, secure and support server hardware and software technologies, including virtualization.
- Identify environmental issue
- 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
1.0 Server Architecture
-Explain the purpose and function of server form factors.
-Given a scenario, install, configure and maintain server components.
-Compare and contrast power and cooling components.
2.0 Server Administration
-Install and configure server operating systems.
-Compare and contrast server roles and requirements for each.
-Given a scenario, use access and control methods to administer a server.
-Given a scenario, perform proper server maintenance techniques.
-Explain the importance of asset management and documentation.
-Explain the purpose and operation of virtualization components.
-Given a scenario, install and deploy primary storage devices based on given specifications and interfaces.
-Given a scenario, configure RAID using best practices.
-Summarize hardware and features of various storage technologies.
-Given a scenario, calculate appropriate storage capacity and plan for future growth.
-Compare and contrast physical security methods and concepts.
-Given a scenario, apply server hardening techniques.
-Explain basic network security systems and protocols.
-Implement logical access control methods based on company policy.
-Implement data security methods and secure storage disposal techniques.
-Given a scenario, implement proper environmental controls and techniques.
-Given a scenario, configure servers to use IP addressing and network infrastructure services.
-Compare and contrast various ports and protocols.
-Given a scenario, install cables and implement proper cable management procedures.
6.0 Disaster Recovery
-Explain the importance of disaster recovery principles.
-Given a scenario, implement appropriate backup techniques.
-Explain troubleshooting theory and methodologies.
-Given a scenario, effectively troubleshoot hardware problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods.
-Given a scenario, effectively troubleshoot software problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods.
-Given a scenario, effectively diagnose network problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods.
-Given a scenario, effectively troubleshoot storage problems, selecting the appropriate tools and methods.
-Given a scenario, effectively diagnose security issues, selecting the appropriate tools and methods.