First Windows 2003 Core Exams Get Tested
Microsoft to test out 70-290, 70-291 exams with beta testers in June.
Microsoft's certification group has announced on its MCP Web site simultaneous
beta test dates for two core exams on the MCSA/MCSE on Windows Server 2003 tracks.
Exams 70-290: Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment and
70-291: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network
Infrastructure will both be beta tested June 4-15. The exams will be numbered
71-290 and 71-290, respectively.
Passing both 70-290 and 70-291 exams satisfies the Core: Network Systems portion
of the MCSA on Windows Server 2003 track, and two of the four required for the
Core: Network Systems of the MCSE on Windows Server 2003.
To view the exam objective guides and MCSA and MCSE track requirements, go
Beta exams are free but are only offered to qualified subscribers of Microsoft's
MCP Newsflash; to find out how to become a beta tester, go to http://www.microsoft.com/traincert/mcpexams/status/beta.asp.
Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.