Server Management: Server Hardware Installation and Management

This course covers Objective 1 (1.1 to 1.3) on hardware installation, maintenance, and storage for the CompTIA Server+ certification. The other objectives are covered in other courses in the series.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 13, 2021
Duration
10h 24m
Table of contents
Introduction to the Server+ Certification
Server Concepts
Storage
Rack Configuration
Server Management
Conclusion and Introduction to Server Administration
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 13, 2021
Duration
10h 24m
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Description

This course is for those who want to earn the CompTIA Server+ certification, and has been updated for the 2021 objectives. In this course, Server Management: Server Hardware Installation and Management, you’ll learn to install and maintain server and storage hardware in preparation for passing the CompTIA Server+ exam. First, you’ll explore rack design and installation, including power decisions and network cabling. Next, you’ll discover a wide range of topics relating to physical servers, including chassis types available, memory, CPU, GPU, and common bus types. Furthermore, there will be a review of hot-swappable components and their importance, and then a review of the role of the BIOS / UEFI necessary for booting the server. After that, you’ll investigate the design and implement storage solutions, including local and shared storage, media types, RAID levels, and capacity planning. Finally, you’ll learn how to maintain the deployed servers, locally and remotely. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of server and storage design, installation, and configuration needed to pass the CompTIA Server+ exam objectives covered in the first domain.

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About the author

Brian is an energetic trainer and consultant with nearly 20 years of technical experience in datacenter management and design. As a virtualization instructor, Brian spends much of his time discussing the impact and intricacies of Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC), Software Defined Networking (SDN), and Software Defined Storage (SDS).

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John Hales is a trainer, consultant, and courseware developer in the areas of virtualization, storage, and networking. He has published more than 60 books and has written many courses for internal use at Fortune 500 companies. He has also trained in Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America.

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