CompTIA Server+

Learn how to manage, maintain, troubleshoot and configure Servers on-premise and in hybrid environments

This course covers managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, operating and configuring Server infrastructure. Providing delegates with a wide technical knowledge of Server management used in todays environments. 

This course will help to prepare you for the internationally recognised, and vendor-neutral CompTIA Server+ certification, which you can take at a later date after the course.  Owing to time limitations, the course does not go into depth in all areas, but rather covers a wide breadth of topics, so additional self-study and practice will be required before booking and taking the exam through Pearson VUE.

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5 Days
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Purpose of this course

Providing you, as an IT Professional with technical competency of server issues and technology, including server architecture, administration, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery.

Who is this course for

IT Professionals, such as:

  • Desktop Technicians,
  • Field Support Technicians,
  • Help Desk Technicians,
  • Data Centre Technicians
You will learn how to
  • Manage Server Hardware
  • Troubleshoot Server Hardware & Software issues
  • Implement Server Virtualisation
  • Create Virtual Server Environments
  • Perform basic server configuration tasks
  • Plan and test disaster recovery
  • Configure Systems for network connectivity
Benefits for your organisation

This course will allow the IT related staff to become more familiar with the technologies underpinning Server Management,  to facilitate improved troubleshooting and decision making ensuring the environment is more conducive to a stable work environment.

Benefits for you as an individual

Attendance of this course will ensure you will understand the main common components relating to the Server infrastructure. It offers a practical course to raise confidence to troubleshoot common issues that influence Server maintenance and management. It will also act as part preparation for the Server + industry recognised qualification.

Server Hardware Installation and Management

  • Physical Hardware Installation
  • Storage
  • Server Hardware Maintenance

Server Administration

  • Server Operating System Installation
  • Server Configuration
  • Server Maintenance
  • High Availability
  • Virtualisation
  • Scripting Basics
  • Asset Management and Dcoumentation
  • Licensing Concepts

Security and Disaster Recovery

  • Data Security Concepts
  • Physical Security Concepts
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Data Security Risks and Mitigation
  • Server Hardening Methods
  • Server Decommissioning Concepts
  • Restore and Backup
  • Disaster Recovery


  • Troubleshooting Theory and Methodology
  • Troubleshooting Common Hardware Failures
  • Troubleshooting Storage Problems
  • Troubleshooting Common OS and Software Problems
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshooting Security Problems

Delegates must have attended either our CompTIA A+ Complete course, one of our Windows Server courses or is should be a networking professional with around 12 months hands-on experience.

More about the exam

The CompTIA Server+ (SK0-005) exam is entirely optional.

If you decide to purchase the exam as part of your course booking then you will receive an exam voucher after your course which is valid for 12 months and also access to CertMaster Practice, CompTIA's  online knowledge assessment and certification exam practice and preparation system.

We highly recommend that you continue with post course self-study and utilise CertMaster Practice before you sit the examination.

Exam Length  - 90 Minutes