IBM LOT-800 : Administering IBM Lotus Sametime 8 Exam
Composed of 50 questions and allotted 75 minutes for completion, at least 76% of the questions on the IBM LOT-800 (Administering IBM Lotus Sametime 8 ) examination must be answered correctly to obtain IBM Certified System Administrator - IBM Lotus Sametime 8.0. Registration may be made at the Prometric website.
Lotus recommends using a variety of resources to prepare for the IBM LOT-800 exam. First, it is imperative to use the exam guide to learn which tasks will be on the exam, and hands-on experience is also vital. Other preparation options include reviewing the exam guide, reading "Discover location awareness in IBM Lotus Sametime V7.5", product documentation including IBM Lotus Sametime Advanced 8 Release Notes and utilizing the information center. A classroom course, Implementing an IBM Lotus Sametime 8.0 Infrastructure, is also available. Finally, web resources are IBM Lotus Sametime Gateway and Test Infrastructure: IBM Lotus Sametime Gateway Upgrade.
There are three competency areas on the IBM LOT-800 exam, as well as the sub-areas that fall under each one. The main areas and some of their sub-areas are:
1. Included in the second topic "Manage and Maintain", are configuring Sametime logging, Implementing business cards, Installing optional client features, Monitoring Sametime Services, Troubleshooting Online Meetings, Modifying Community Services Clustering, and Utilizing the Name Change Tool.
2. The third competency area, "Security" involves configuring Single Sign-on, Controlling User Sametime Gateway Access, Modifying Sametime Security, and Understanding User Policies.