LiveLab SK0-004: CompTIA Server+ training

$204.49 incl. vat


duration: 30 hours |

access duration: 180 days |


Through this LiveLab, focussed on CompTIA exam SK0-004: CompTIA Server+, you will receive hands-on experience regarding the installation and configuration of servers. By performing tasks in a real server environment, you will improve your practical knowledge and skills on the various exam subjects.

You will perform practical exercises regarding installing a network operating system, configuring network settings, configuring directory services, configuring server security, configuring server applications, monitoring performance, backups and far more.


You have extensive, vendor independent, experience with regards to the installation and configuration of servers.


You have successfully finished a training course for the certification exam this lab helps you to prepare for. A training course for this lab is available through us.

Target audience

Network Administrator, Helpdesk Operator


LiveLab SK0-004: CompTIA Server+

30 hours

Introduction to IPSec

  • Introduction
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPSec)
  • Summary

Troubleshoot Operating Systems Part 1

  • Introduction
  • Manage and Rollback Registry Entries
  • Create a System Image Backup
  • Understand Kernel Error
  • Summary

Controlling VPN Access with RADIUS

  • Introduction
  • Install and Configure Network Policy Server
  • Install and Configure Remote Access Server
  • Configure the VPN Client
  • Viewing the NPS Logs
  • Summary

Plan for Storage Capacity using Disk Quota

  • Introduction
  • Manage Disk Quotas
  • Summary

Understand File Compression Formats

  • Introduction
  • Working with different file compression formats
  • Creating ISO image
  • Working with DMG Images
  • Working with jar files
  • Summary

Managing System Storage

  • Introduction
  • Manage Virtual Disks
  • Configure Software RAID
  • Summary

Server Optimization

  • Introduction
  • Monitor System Performance
  • Detecting System Bottlenecks
  • Pagefile Optimization
  • Disabling Unnecessary Services
  • Protecting Management Interfaces and Applications
  • Renaming Accounts for Security
  • Summary

Understanding Public Key Infrastructure

  • Introduction
  • Install and Configure Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Using TLS and SSL
  • Summary

Understand Server Backup and Restore

  • Introduction
  • Backup and Restore Using Windows Server Backup
  • Summary

Retrieving System Information

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to CPU-Z
  • Using Windows System Information
  • Summary

Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing

  • Introduction
  • Understand IPv6 Link Local Address
  • Configure the Network to Use an ISATAP Router
  • Setup Network Connectivity Between IPv4 and IPv6 devices
  • Summary

Install and Configure Operating Systems

  • Introduction
  • Install a Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine
  • Summary

Understanding Common Ports and Protocols

  • Introduction
  • Verifying Port 80 for HTTP
  • Verifying HTTPS Port 443
  • Verifying Port 139 for NetBIOS
  • Contrast TCP and UDP Protocols
  • Summary

Network Based OS Administration

  • Introduction
  • Administering Windows Servers using Telnet
  • Administering Kali Linux using VNC and SSH
  • Remote Server Administration using RDP
  • Summary

Installing a Directory Server

  • Introduction
  • Install a new Domain Controller
  • Understanding Lightweight Directory Access Protocol and Global Catalog Services
  • Summary

Installing a Database Server

  • Introduction
  • Installing SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Summary

Troubleshoot Operating Systems Part 2

  • Introduction
  • Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshoot Network Connectivity due to DNS settings
  • Troubleshoot Network Connectivity due to NetBIOS Settings
  • Summary

Routing and Remote Access Servers

  • Introduction
  • Install and Configure VPN
  • Summary

Introduction to Failover Clustering

  • Introduction
  • Install and Configure a Failover Cluster
  • Verify the Functionality of a Failover Cluster
  • Managing a Failover Cluster
  • Summary

Installing an Email Server

  • Introduction
  • Configuring an Email Service
  • Configuring a Mail Client
  • Summary

Install Server Roles

  • Introduction
  • Installing and Configuring DHCP
  • Installing and Configuring DNS
  • Installing Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)
  • Understanding Network Time Protocol (NTP)
  • Summary

Cloning and Deploying Disk Images

  • 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

Understanding Malware

  • Introduction
  • Activating a Trojan
  • Deploying Malware Protection
  • Summary

Troubleshoot Operating Systems Part 3

  • Introduction
  • Resolve Common Network Access Issues
  • Resolve Common System Performance Problems
  • Summary

Apply Operating System Updates

  • Introduction
  • Configure and Run Windows Update
  • Configure Network Security Policy
  • Summary

Storage Technologies using iSCSI

  • Introduction
  • Installing and Configuring Shared Storage using iSCSI
  • Summary

Configuring a File Server

  • Introduction
  • Understand Shared Folders and NTFS Permissions
  • Understand Effective Permissions
  • Summary

Introduction to Network Load Balancing

  • 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

Remote and Unattended Installation of Windows OS

  • Introduction
  • Using Windows Deployment Services to Capture DVD Image
  • Using Windows Deployment Services to Host a Computer Disk image
  • Summary

Configuring a Print Server

  • Introduction
  • Setting up Windows Printing Service
  • Troubleshooting Common Network Printing Problems
  • Summary

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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