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CompTIA Server+ SK0-004


CompTIA Server+ SK0-004

Practical exercises in a live environment to help you get real-world, hands-on experience.


The Server + (SK0-004) Practice-Lab will provide you with the necessary platform to gain hands on skills in server maintenance and support. By completing the lab tasks you will improve your practical skills in server architecture, server administration, storage, security, networking, disaster recovery and troubleshooting. These same tasks will help you understand the objectives and competencies required by the CompTIA Server + SK0-004 certification exam. The CompTIA Server + (SK0-004) is an intermediate level certificate aimed at aimed at IT professionals or those seeking to enter into the industry. This Practice Lab focuses on the practical aspects of the CompTIA Server + (SK0-004) exam objectives. It is therefore advised to refer to your own course materials to gain a deeper understanding of any theoretical aspects of the exam objectives. It is also recommended that you have gained the following certification before attempting the CompTIA Server + (SK0-004) exam: CompTIA A + (220-902) No prior hands-on experience is required to use or complete this Practice Lab, however we have assumed that you know how to use a computer and that you are familiar with basic networking concepts and technologies.

Vendor:   CompTIA
Vendor Id:   SK0-004
Version:   1
Level:   Entry
Learning Time:   1800  Minutes


  1. Retrieving System Information
  2. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to CPU-Z
    • Collect Windows System Information
    • Understanding System BIOS and EFI
    • Summary
  3. Install Hyper-V
  4. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Install Hyper-V Feature
    • Summary
  5. Server Optimization
  6. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Monitor System Performance
    • Detecting System Bottlenecks
    • Pagefile Optimization
    • Disabling Unnecessary Services
    • Protecting Management Interfaces and Applications
    • Renaming Accounts for Security
    • Summary
  7. Apply Operating System Updates
  8. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Configure and Run Windows Update
    • Configure Network Security Policy
    • Summary
  9. Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing
  10. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Understand IPv6 Link Local Address
    • Configure the Network to Use an ISATAP Router
    • Setup Network Connectivity Between IPv4 and IPv6 devices
    • Summary
  11. Cloning and Deploying Disk Images
  12. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Create an Answer File to Automate the Application of Windows Disk Image
    • Prepare System Requirements for Cloning a Disk Image
    • Deploy Windows Disk Image
    • Summary
  13. Remote and Unattended Installation of Windows OS
  14. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Using Windows Deployment Services to Capture DVD Image
    • Using Windows Deployment Services to Host a Computer Disk image
    • Summary
  15. Network Based OS Administration
  16. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Administering Windows Servers using Telnet
    • Administering Kali Linux using VNC and SSH
    • Remote Server Administration using RDP
    • Summary
  17. Install Server Roles
  18. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Installing and Configuring DHCP
    • Installing and Configuring DNS
    • Installing Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)
    • Understanding Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    • Summary
  19. Introduction to Failover Clustering
  20. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Preparing System Requirements for Failover Cluster
    • Installing a Failover Cluster
    • Verify the Functionality of the Failover Cluster
    • Managing a Failover Cluster
    • Summary
  21. Introduction to Network Load Balancing
  22. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Installing Network Load Balancing Nodes
    • Configuring a New NLB Cluster
    • Adding a Secondary Node to an NLB Cluster
    • Examining the Working of an NLB Cluster
    • Configuring and Validating Port Rules for NLB
    • Summary
  23. Understand File Compression Formats
  24. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Working with different file compression formats
    • Creating ISO image
    • Working with DMG Images
    • Working with jar files
    • Summary
  25. Understanding Common Ports and Protocols
  26. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Verifying Port 80 for HTTP
    • Verifying HTTPS Port 443
    • Verifying Port 139 for NetBIOS
    • Contrast TCP and UDP Protocols
    • Summary
  27. Routing and Remote Access Servers
  28. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Install and Configure VPN
    • Summary
  29. Installing a Directory Server
  30. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Install a new Domain Controller
    • Understanding Lightweight Directory Access Protocol and Global Catalog Services
    • Summary
  31. Installing a Database Server
  32. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
    • Summary
  33. Installing an Email Server
  34. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Configuring an Email Service
    • Configuring a Mail Client
    • Summary
  35. Configuring a File Server
  36. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Understand Shared Folders and NTFS Permissions
    • Understand Effective Permissions
    • Summary
  37. Configuring a Print Server
  38. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Setting up Windows Printing Service
    • Troubleshooting Common Network Printing Problems
    • Summary
  39. Storage Technologies using iSCSI
  40. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Installing and Configuring Shared Storage using iSCSI
    • Summary
  41. Introduction to IPSec
  42. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Internet Protocol Security (IPSec)
    • Summary
  43. Controlling VPN Access with RADIUS
  44. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Install and Configure Network Policy Server
    • Install and Configure Remote Access Server
    • Configure the VPN Client
    • Viewing the NPS Logs
    • Summary
  45. Plan for Storage Capacity using Disk Quota
  46. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Manage Disk Quotas
    • Summary
  47. Managing System Storage
  48. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Manage Virtual Disks
    • Configure Software RAID
    • Summary
  49. Understanding Public Key Infrastructure
  50. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Install and Configure Active Directory Certificate Services
    • Using TLS and SSL
    • Summary
  51. Understanding Malware
  52. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Activating a Trojan
    • Deploying Malware Protection
    • Summary
  53. Understand Server Backup and Restore
  54. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Backup and Restore Using Windows Server Backup
    • Summary
  55. Troubleshoot Operating Systems Part 1
  56. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Manage and Rollback Registry Entries
    • Create a System Image Backup
    • Understand Kernel Error
    • Summary
  57. Troubleshoot Operating Systems Part 2
  58. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity Issues
    • Troubleshoot Network Connectivity due to DNS settings
    • Troubleshoot Network Connectivity due to NetBIOS Settings
    • Summary
  59. Troubleshoot Operating Systems Part 3
  60. Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Resolve Common Network Access Issues
    • Resolve Common System Performance Problems
    • Summary
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