Microsoft 70-642 : TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring Exam
IT professionals who have at least one year experience implementing and administering Windows Server 2008 R2 with medium to large sized companies are eligible to sit for the Microsoft 70-642 exam in an effort to earn the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring certification. This exam is intended as a means for candidates to demonstrate their proficiency with the range of skills needed to effectively apply the usage of Windows Server 2008 in variety of setting and contexts.
Specific exam topics scheduled to appear on the Microsoft 70-642 exam are selected by Microsoft to best reflect the skills needed for specified IT professional roles. Although not a comprehensive list, the following represent a portion of the topics that examinees should be prepared to address: Configuring addressing and services, Configuring names resolution, Configuring network access, Configuring file and print services, and Monitoring and managing a network infrastructure.
Upon passing this exam, candidates can use their achievement as credit toward the following additional certifications:
1. MCITP: Enterprise Administrator
2. MCITO: Server Administrator
3. MCSA: Windows Server 2008
Candidates seeking additional support prior to taking the 70-642 exam should consult the informational features on the Microsoft Certification website. Educational tools, training resources, and an exam FAQ section are available review.