CompTIA Server+ Boot Camp


Duration: 5 days

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

The skills and knowledge measured by this examination are derived from an industry-wide Job Task Analysis (JTA) and were validated through a global survey in Q4, 2008. The results of the survey were used to validate the content of the subject areas (domains) and exam objectives, as well as the overall domain weightings, ensuring the importance of one domain relative to another.

The CompTIA Server+ certification exam covers system hardware, software, storage, best practices in an IT environment, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting. Although not a prerequisite, CompTIA recommends test-takers have 18 to 24 months experience in server technology, along with a CompTIA A+ certification. This boot camp will prepare students for the CompTIA Server+ exam (SK0-004).

This is a 5-day boot camp.


The CompTIA Server+ certification is targeted towards individuals with 18-24 months of IT experience. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Server+ candidates hold a CompTIA A+ certification.

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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System Hardware

Differentiate between system board types, features, components, and their purposes.
Deploy different chassis types and the appropriate components
Differentiate between memory features/types and given a scenario select appropriate memory
Explain the importance of a Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)
Differentiate between processor features/types and given a scenario select the appropriate processor
Given a scenario, install appropriate expansion cards into a server while taking fault tolerance into consideration.
Install, update, and configure appropriate firmware.


Install, deploy, configure, and update NOS (Windows / *nix).
Explain NOS security software and its features.
Given a scenario, implement and administer NOS management features based on
Explain different server roles, their purpose and how they interact
Summarize server virtualization concepts, features, and considerations
Describe common elements of networking essentials


Describe RAID technologies and its features and benefits
Given a scenario, select the appropriate RAID level
Install and configure different internal storage technologies
Summarize the purpose of external storage technologies

IT Environment

Write, utilize and maintain documentation, diagrams, and procedures
Given a scenario, explain the purpose of the following industry best practices
Determine an appropriate physical environment for the server location
Implement and configure different methods of server access
Given a scenario, classify physical security measures for a server location

Disaster Recovery

Compare and contrast backup and restoration methodologies, media types and concepts
Given a scenario, compare and contrast the different types of replication methods
Explain data retention and destruction concepts
Given a scenario, carry out the following basic steps of a disaster recovery plan


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