Microsoft 70-401 : Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007,Configuring Exam
The Microsoft 70-401: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring exam is designed to provide certification for experienced IT professionals. Exam participants should have no less than one year of experience working with either the Configuration Manager 2007 or the Systems Management Server (SMS). Participants should also have familiarity with Active Directory, the Windows server system, and deploying and managing software.
Successfully passing the Microsoft 70-401 exam leads to the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuration certification. Additionally, participants who pass the 70-299 will have earned a core credit towards the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003 certifications.
The largest portion of the exam requires familiarity with configuring an SCCM infrastructure. Questions on this section of the exam make up about 19% of the total exam and concern aspects relating to client agents, site boundaries, core site system roles, discovery methods, client installation, and Internet-based client management.
The next two largest portions of the Microsoft 70-401 exam focus on distributing applications and the management and maintenance of an SCCM Infrastructure. Remaining sections of the exam will test the participant's knowledge in areas of securing a network infrastructure, deploying operating systems, managing resources, and deploying SCCM servers.