This quick reference page provides a summary of the specifications of the A+ Pod.
The A+ Pod is a 100% virtual machine pod consisting of four virtual machines. Linked together through virtual networking, these virtual machines provide the environment for a student or team to perform the A+ labs.
You may request virtual machine templates for the A+ Pod from CSSIA.
The virtual machines in the A+ Pod are listed below. The Virtual Machine Deployment Names are provided as a suggested naming convention.
|Virtual Machine Topology Name||Virtual Machine Deployment Name|
The A+ course will consume 53 GB of storage per each master pod instance.
Details of the storage requirements for each of the lab virtual machines in the A+ Pod are provided in the table below. Some fluctuation in the numbers may occur.
|Virtual Machine||vCPU||vRam GB||Storage
(thin provisioning) GB
The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides virtual machine templates to install on the pod.
To request access to the preconfigured virtual machine templates from CSSIA: