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SK0-004 : CompTIA Server+

CompTIA Server+
ISBN : 978-1-61691-872-9
Gain hands-on expertise in the SK0-004 exam with CompTIA Server+ course and live-lab. Live-lab is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. This course and live-lab focus on server architecture, security, networking, administration, storage, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery and thus cover all the objectives of the SK0-004 exam. CompTIA Server+ is a vendor-neutral credential designed for IT professionals.


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Here's What You Get

Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts. Glossary defines the key terms.

Exercise Questions
Glossary of terms

Test Prep & Practice Questions

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Here's What You Get

Pre-assessments Questions
Full Length Tests
Post-Assessments Questions


Full Remediation

Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice

Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode

Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Live Lab

Live-Lab is an add-on component. Please select it while buying the course. It is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. A live-lab has equipment such as a computer, server, switch or router in it that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware costs

Here's What You Get

live lab

Hands on Activities

Server Hardware

Installing and Configuring Servers

Server Maintenance

Storage Technologies

Identifying Capacity and Fault Tolerance Requirements

Securing the Server

Securing Server Data and Network Access


Disaster Recovery

Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Issues

Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

Troubleshooting Storage Issues

Appendix A

Exam Information

CompTIA SK0-004 Server+ exam validates foundation-level skills and knowledge in server technologies to build, maintain, troubleshoot, secure and support server hardware and software technologies, including virtualization. CompTIA Server+ exam covers server networking, administration, storage, disaster recovery, architecture, security, and troubleshooting.

Career Prospects
  • IT/Server Technician
  • Server Administrator
  • Storage Administrator
  • Server Support Technician
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 294
What is the format of the exam?
Multiple Choice Questions
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 100 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 100-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt to pass any CompTIA certification examination, CompTIA does not require any waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, before your third attempt or any subsequent attempt to pass such examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt to pass such examination.

  • If a Candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • CompTIA beta examinations may only be taken one time by each candidate.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the the taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.

Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer any free re-tests or discounts on retakes.

Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the SK0-004, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Server Hardware

  • Server Form Factors
  • Installing and Configuring Server Components
  • Maintaining Power and Cooling Requirements
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring Servers

  • Installing and Configuring Server Operating Systems
  • Using Access and Control Methods to Administer a Server
  • Purpose and Operation of Virtualization Components
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: Server Maintenance

  • Server Roles and Requirements
  • Proper Server Maintenance Techniques
  • Asset Management and Documentation
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: Storage Technologies

  • Hardware and Features of Various Storage Technologies
  • Installing and Deploying Primary Storage Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Identifying Capacity and Fault Tolerance Requirements

  • Calculating Appropriate Storage Capacity and Planning for Future Growth
  • Configuring RAID
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 6: Securing the Server

  • Physical Security Methods and Concepts
  • Server Hardening Techniques
  • Proper Environmental Controls and Techniques
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 7: Securing Server Data and Network Access

  • Basic Network Security Systems and Protocols
  • Logical Access Control Methods
  • Data Security Methods and Secure Storage Disposal Techniques
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 8: Networking

  • Configuring Servers to Use IP Addressing and Network Infrastructure Services
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Cable Management Procedures
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 9: Disaster Recovery

  • Disaster Recovery Principles
  • Backup
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Issues

  • Troubleshooting Theory and Methodologies
  • Troubleshooting Hardware Problems
  • Troubleshooting Software Problems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 11: Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

  • Diagnosing Network Problems
  • Diagnosing Security Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 12: Troubleshooting Storage Issues

  • Troubleshooting Storage Problems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 13: Appendix A

  • Objective Map

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