CompTIA Certifications

CompTIA Server+

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Overview

NEW Server+ SK0-005 will be released May 18, 2021

CompTIA’s Server+ SK0-004 exam validates foundation-level server skills and knowledge, including virtualization and storage. This exam certifies the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Build, maintain, troubleshoot, secure and support server hardware and software technologies
  • Implement virtualization and storage solutions for local, enterprise and cloud environments
  • Understand and comply with disaster recovery and general security procedures
  • Be familiar with industry terminology and concepts
  • Understand server roles and their interaction in a dynamic computing environment

Exam Domains

Exam Domains Server+ SK0-004

SK0-004 Domains
% of Exam
Server Architecture
12%
Server Administration
24%
Storage
12%
Security
13%
Networking
10%
Disaster Recovery
9%
Troubleshooting
20%

Exam Domains NEW Server+ SK0-005

SK0-005 Domains
% of Exam
Server Hardware Installation and Management
18%
Server Administration
30%
Security and Disaster Recovery
24%
Troubleshooting
28%

What’s New

Server+ validates your students have the foundational skills necessary to remotely manage physical and virtualized servers. The updated exam expands to cover industries’ embracing cloud-based solutions. Server+ SK0-005 now includes:

  • Automation, scripting and virtualization to optimize server management
  • On-premise and hybrid server environments to accommodate both enterprise and small business needs
  • Server administration and troubleshooting both on-premise and remotely
  • Cloud computing concepts as they apply to server administration and maintenance
  • New! Performance-based questions that assess hands-on technical ability

Popular Job Roles

  • Systems Administrator
  • Data Center Technician
  • Server Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Field Service Technician or Engineer
  • IT Technician
  • Data Center Engineer

Organizations that Recommend or Teach Server+

  • Microsoft
  • Wells Fargo
  • AECOM
  • General Mills
  • U.S. Navy

Exam Details

Exam Codes SK0-004 SK0-005
Launch Date July 31, 2015 May 18, 2021
Exam Description Server+ covers server architecture, administration, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting as well as disaster recovery. Server+ covers server hardware installation and management, server administration, security and disaster recovery and troubleshooting.
Number of Questions 100 questions 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of Test 90 Minutes 90 Minutes
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900) 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience A+ Certification
Individuals with 18 to 24 months of IT experience
A+ certified or equivalent knowledge.
24 months of hands-on experience working in a server environment.
Languages English, Chinese, Japanese English, Japanese
Retirement TBD TBD