CompTIA Server+ Certification Boot Camp (SK0-005)


Duration: 5 days

About this course

CompTIA Server+ is the only certification that can ensure that IT professionals at the administrator level are able to do the job in any environment because it is the only certification not restricted to a single platform. The exam covers essential hardware and software technologies of on-premise and hybrid server environments including high availability, cloud computing and scripting. The new exam includes performance-based questions that require the candidate to demonstrate multi-step knowledge to securely deploy, administer and troubleshoot servers.

Audience Profile

Server+ validates the hands-on skills of IT professionals who install, manage and troubleshoot servers in data centers as well as on-premise and hybrid environments.

Learning Objectives

Server Hardware Installation & Management – Install and maintain physical hardware and storage

Server Administration – Manage and maintain servers, including OS configuration, access control and virtualization

Security & Disaster Recovery – Apply physical and network data security techniques and Understand disaster recovery and implement backup techniques

Troubleshooting – Diagnose and resolve system hardware, software, connectivity, storage and security issues

Certification Exam

This training course prepares students for CompTIA Server+ SK0-005 Exam.


CompTIA A+ certified or equivalent knowledge  Two years of hands-on experience working in a server environment

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