2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIT 216 - Server+


Credits: 3
Description
An intense class to prepare mid- to upper-level technicians, responsible for server hardware functionality, to take the CompTIA Server+ certification exam. The Server+ certification credential validates advanced-level technical competency of server issues and technology, including installation, configuration, upgrading, maintenance, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. Students will learn how to install, configure, diagnose, and troubleshoot server hardware and network operating systems.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Conduct pre-installation planning activities.
  2. Install hardware using ESD best practices (boards, drives, processors, memory, internal cable, etc.).
  3. Check/upgrade BIOS/firmware levels (system board, RAID, controller, hard drive, etc.).
  4. Configure NOS and hardware including RAID, external peripherals (UPS, external drive subsystems, etc.).
  5. Update NOS and manufacturer specific drivers using Install Service Tools (SNMP, backup software, system monitoring agents, event logs, etc.).
  6. Document configurations.
  7. Develop and perform proactive maintenance.
  8. Troubleshooting and determine problems.
  9. Plan disaster recovery actions and perform disaster recovery steps.

Prerequisite: CIT 112B - Network+  or associated certification



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