CompTIA Server+

Exam Code SK0-005

CompTIA Server+ ensures IT pros have the skills to securely install, deploy, manage and troubleshoot servers.

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COMPTIA SERVER+ PROVES YOU HAVE THE HANDS-ON SKILLS NEEDED in data centers, on-premises AND Hybrid environments

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Essential Tech for Multiple Environments
CompTIA Server+ covers essential hardware and software technologies including high availability, cloud computing and scripting.

Performance-Based Certification
The CompTIA Server+ exam includes performance-based questions that require you to demonstrate multi-step knowledge.

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CompTIA Server+ features flexible training options including self-paced learning, live online training, custom training and interactive labs.

COMPTIA SERVER+ Proves you have the skills required to administer today’s SERVERS

What Skills Will You Learn?

Server Hardware Installation And Management

Physical hardware and storage

Server Administration

Physical hardware and storage

Security And Disaster Recovery

Physical and network data security techniques and disaster recovery and backup techniques


System hardware, software, connectivity, storage and security issues

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Prove you have the skills to support technology, and start your journey with confidence

Exam Details

Exam Codes SK0-005
Launch Date  May 18, 2021
Exam Description CompTIA Server+ validates the hands-on skills of IT professionals who install, manage and troubleshoot servers in data centers as well as on-premises and hybrid environments.
Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice and performance-based 
Length of Test  90 Minutes
Passing Score  750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience CompTIA A+ certified or equivalent knowledge. Two years of hands-on experience working in a server environment.
Languages English (at launch), Japanese (at later date)
Retirement   Usually three years after launch 
Testing Provider  Pearson VUE
Price $348 USD (See all pricing)

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How Does CompTIA Server+ Compare?

 Dell EMC Certified Associate  CCNA
Exam Length 1 exam, 90 minutes 1 exam, 90 minutes 1 exam, 90 minutes 
Experience Level Early career Early career Early career 
Vendor NeutralYesNoNo
Exam FocusFocuses on multi-vendor products and implementations, based on industry standardsVerifies the fundamental knowledge and skills in the area of Dell EMC DCA-PowerEdge serversJob role based. Networking for Cisco products and solutions
Pre-requisitesRecommended CompTIA A+ and at least 18 months of IT experience None1-3 years experience
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Certification Renewal

The CompTIA Server+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.

To view certifications that are part of the CompTIA Continuing Education program that can be renewed, please visit our Continuing Education page.

Good for Life CertificationsServer+ is good for life

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