Join Ed Liberman for an in-depth discussion in this video Access and control methods, part of CompTIA Server+ (SK0-004) Cert Prep: 1 Server Administration.
- [Instructor] While it's possible to actually…go into a server room…and sit down at a server…and just use a typical keyboard and mouse…to go ahead and manage that server,…it's not very common that this is how…you would go about managing a server.…Alright, I mean, sometimes you're forced to do that,…but otherwise, there's a number of other…ways that you can manage a server.…So, I want to talk to you here about the different access…and control methods that you can use…to administer a server.…
So, the first area I want to talk to you about…has to do with local hardware administration.…So, there's a few things to talk to you about,…one is something called KVM.…KVM is keyboard, video, mouse.…Okay, so if you are working with servers locally,…so, let's say you're actually in the room,…very often you will have a lot of servers, right,…all in one big server room,…and it's not very practical to also have…a keyboard, a mouse, and a monitor…for each one of those servers,…especially if you're talking about a Rackmount Solution,…
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- Server operating system installation
- Server roles
- Access and control methods
- Server maintenance
- Asset management and documentation