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CompTIA Server+ Certification: Complete coverage of all CompTIA Server+ certification objectives

  • Length: 570 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2024-04-22
  • ISBN-10: 9355513860
  • ISBN-13: 9789355513861

All you need to become Server+ certified!

Key Features

  • Complete coverage of all Server+ exam objectives.
  • Plain-language and real-world examples.
  • Two complete practice exams.


This book highlights, in simple language, the hardware, software, security, and administrative technologies readers should know to pass the CompTIA Server+ exam.

This book starts with hardware architectures, and then inspects RAID configurations, SAN/NAS technologies, and maintenance tasks. It will simplify Windows Server, Linux distributions, and macOS Server, from installation to user management and service configuration. This book will also uncomplicate IP addressing, subnetting, VLANs, and virtualization with Hyper-V, VMware, and KVM. Through this book, the readers can implement robust security measures with encryption, access control, intrusion detection/prevention, and disaster recovery strategies. They can use scripts to automate, learn asset management techniques, and implement efficient backup and recovery solutions. This book also makes use of systematic methodologies and tools to diagnose and resolve hardware, software, network, and security issues.

The Server+ certification indicates employers and the world that you have the skills and knowledge required to perform the duties of a network server administrator.

What you will learn

  • Gain the specific knowledge required to pass the CompTIA Server+ exam.
  • Learn server administration concepts that apply to all systems.
  • Earn an industry recognized credential for server administrators.
  • Learn the specific duties and responsibilities of network server administrators.
  • Use practice exams to prepare for the Server+ exam.

Who this book is for

While the CompTIA Server+ certification recommends that candidates have two to four years of hands-on experience, this book is written at a level that allows IT professionals with less experience to gain the knowledge required to pass the exam and become certified.

Table of Contents

Part – 1: Server Hardware Installation and Management

1. Physical Hardware

2. Data Storage

3. Server Hardware Maintenance

Part – 2: Server Administration

4. Server Operating Systems

5. Network Infrastructure Services

6. Configure Network Servers

7. High Availability

8. Virtualization

9. Scripting

10. Asset Management

11. Licensing

Part – 3: Security and Disaster Recovery

12. Data Security

13. Physical Security

14. Access Management

15. Risk and Mitigation

16. Server Hardening and Decommissioning

17. Backup and Restore

18. Disaster Recovery

Part – 4: Troubleshooting

19. Troubleshooting Methods

20. Hardware Issues

21. Storage Issues

22. Operating System and Software Issues

23. Software Tools and Techniques

24. Network Connectivity Issues

25. Network Tools and Techniques

26. Troubleshooting Security Issues

Appendix A: CompTIA Server+ Certification Exam: Practice Test 1

Appendix B: CompTIA Server+ Certification Exam: Practice Test 2

Appendix C: CompTIA Server+® Acronyms

Appendix D: Key Terms/Concepts

Appendix E: Answers to Practice Test 1

Appendix F: Answers to Practice Test 2

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