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Server Management: Server Administration

by Phil Chapman

This course will teach you the foundations skills in server administration and allow you to make informed decisions on the deployment, configuration and maintenance of the servers in your enterprise.

What you'll learn

A strong foundation in deployment, configuration, and maintenance is essential knowledge to any server administrator looking to advance in the field. In this course, Server Management: Server Administration, you’ll learn to install, configure and maintain the servers within your organization. First, you’ll explore installing and deploying servers. Next, you’ll discover how to perform the initial configuration tasks and allocate roles and services. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage your assets across your enterprise. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of server administration needed to perform a wide range of tasks in support of the servers within your organization.

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Course FAQ

What will you learn in this server administration course?

In this course, you will learn how to install and configure server tasks, maintain server availability, the basics of virtualization, and asset and document management.

Are there prerequisites for this course?

Prerequisites for this course are an understanding on the principles of networking, how to install hardware and software on IT systems, and A+ and network+ level of study.

Who is this course for?

This course follows several objectives found in the CompTIA Server+ course, but this course is a great tool for any new server admins. This course is also great for anyone interested in learning the key concepts around installing, configuring, and maintaining server systems.

What is server administration?

Server administration is the process of dividing physical server into multiple unique and isolated virtual servers by means of a software application.

What is fault tolerance?

Fault tolerance is the property that enables a system to continue operating properly in the event of the failure of one or more faults within some of its components.

About the author

Phil Chapman is a senior instructor. He is responsible for the delivery of a range of courses including official Microsoft, CompTIA, EC Council and BCS official certifications. He is also the subject matter expert and project lead for the bespoke Law Enforcement Cyber Security training packages which are delivered to UK Law Enforcement agencies and forces. He holds a variety of IT Technical and Security qualifications across many fields. Phil spent 23 years in the Royal Air Force as an Intellige... more

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