CompTIA Server+

Course Outline
Course Schedule
Additional Information

You will install, configure, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot servers. You will also examine the server hardware and software, server IT environment, disaster recovery concepts, and learn information and skills that will be helpful on the job.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Examine server fundamentals.
  • Identify the hardware components of a server.
  • Describe the features of server software.
  • Examine the various types of storage systems used in servers.
  • Install hardware components on a server.
  • Configure servers.
  • Examine the issues in upgrading server components.
  • Identify some of the industry's best practices for deploying a server and the various strategies of securing, accessing, and remotely managing the server hardware.
  • Troubleshoot servers.

Describe disaster recovery concepts and techniques.


Course Objectives

Introduction to Servers

  • Examine the Network Architecture
  • Identify Common Server Types and Functions


Exploring the Server Hardware

  • Identify Server System Board Components
  • Explore System Processing Core
  • Explore Server Memory
  • Examine Server Cooling and Power Systems


Introduction to Server Software

  • Describe Server Software
  • NOS Management Features
  • NOS Security Features
  • Network Essentials for Servers


 Exploring the Server Storage System

  •  Examine Storage Devices Used for Servers
  • Exploring IDE and SCSI
  • Describe RAID
  • Explore NAS Implementations
  • Explore SAN Implementations


Installing the Server Hardware

  •  Identify the Best Practices in Server Hardware Installation
  • Install Hardware Components on a Server
  • Verify Server Installation
  • Install a Server in a Network Environment


Configuring Servers

  • NOS Installation and Verification
  • Install System Monitoring Agents and Service Tools
  • Server Configuration Documentation


Examining the Issues in Upgrading Server Components

  • Examine an Upgrade Checklist
  • Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Hardware
  • Examine the Issues in Upgrading Server Software


Examining Servers in an IT Environment

  • Industry Best Practices for Server Installation and Maintenance
  • Server Security and Access Methods


Troubleshooting Servers

  • Examine the Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
  • Troubleshoot Server Hardware Problems
  • Troubleshoot Server Software Problems
  • Troubleshoot Server Network Problems
  • Troubleshoot Server Storage Device Problems


Exploring Disaster Recovery Concepts and Methodologies

  • Examine Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Implement Disaster Recovery Methodologies
  • Implement Replication Methods


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Tuition Cost Lecturer
Thursdays 5:00pm to 8:00pm 7 Weeks 21 Hrs


SPECIAL OFFER: Enroll in the Security+ and Server+ combo and get a discount of $1500 (total cost is $3500). 

Mr. Glen Singh

Thursday Sessions


Start Date

End Date


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017


Thursday, April 27, 2016

Thursday, June 08, 2017



Upon completing the program, student will be required to sit the Server + certification examination:

  • Server + Exam - (Exam Code: SK0-004)

Exam Cost: Generally US$261 for the exam. This may vary slightly depending on the testing centre and exchange rate. CTS is an authorized Pearson VUE testing Centre.



CTS will provide:

  • CompTIA Server + Complete Study Guide (Digital copy provided)
  • Past Paper Exams



There are no formal pre-requisites however, the CompTIA® Server+® certification exam is targeted at IT professionals, network support technicians, and server hardware specialists having 18-24 months of experience in the information technology industry and hands-on experience with the installation, configuration, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of PC hardware.



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