CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 Certification Study Guide

Exam Code: SK0-004

Learn the most commonly used server and storage systems in IT and prepare for the CompTIA Server+ certification exam with a study guide that is mapped to Server+ exam content.


CompTIA is proud to offer you high-quality study materials that are based more than 20 years of experience in helping learners successfully prepare for certification exams.

The Server+ Certification Study Guide will teach you advanced-level technical competency of server issues and technology, including installation, configuration, upgrading, maintenance, environment, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. It will prepare you to take the CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 exam by providing 100% coverage of the objectives and content examples listed on the syllabus.

On course completion, you will be able to:

  • Install and upgrade server-class hardware.
  • Install and configure server NOS and applications software.
  • Configure RAID arrays.
  • Use management and monitoring tools.
  • Create disaster recovery plans.
  • Troubleshoot hardware, storage, networking, and software issues.

To get the most out of the CompTIA Server+ Certification Study Guide and be able to prepare for your exam you should have successfully earned the CompTIA A+ Certification or have at least 1 year of experience of working in IT support. Specifically, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

  • Taken and passed both CompTIA A+ Certification exams or have equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • 6 months to one year of post-A+ Certification support experience.
  • Extensive experience of supporting end-users and PC-based systems.

What’s Included

The CompTIA Server+ Certification Study Guide is available as in print or as eBook.

The eBook is delivered through the Skillpipe eBook reader.

The CompTIA Server+ Certification Study Guide includes:

  • Review questions designed to test your knowledge of the topics covered in each unit
  • Glossary
  • Content mapping of the course topics with the exam objectives

Course Overview

Server Setup

  • Servers and Racks
  • Storage Devices
  • RAID
  • System Setup
  • Server Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting Procedures

Module 2 Server Networking

  • Ethernet
  • Internet Protocol
  • Routers and Firewalls
  • Network Services
  • Virtualization Services

Server Applications

  • Configuring Server Roles
  • Storage Services
  • Volume Management
  • Directory Services
  • File and Print Services
  • Performance Monitoring

Server Maintenance

  • Server Hardware
  • Environment and Maintenance
  • Power Distribution
  • Server Hardware Troubleshooting
  • Server Management
  • Configuration Management

Server Security

  • Site Security
  • Remote Access Services
  • Server Hardening
  • Security Software
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Backup