Symantec 250-315 : Administration of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 Exam
To gain certification, receiving a score of at least 70% on the Symantec 250-315 (Administration of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1) exam and accepting the Symantec Certification Agreement is required. The 250-315 exam requires the exam candidate to have competency in all aspects of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1, including installation, configuration, product administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Participants will have 75-85 questions and 105 minutes to prove their competency. The exam may be taken in English or in Japanese. Prior to taking the exam, participants should have at least three months experience working with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 and Microsoft Windows in a lab or production environment. Their experience should give them hands-on familiarity with deploying software packages to new systems, updating Symantec Endpoint Protection for existing clients, verifying Symantec Endpoint Protection clients are functional and online, creating Symantec Endpoint Protection policies, describing which components make up the Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 infrastructure, and integrating with Active Directory or LDAP.
Potential exam takers should have knowledge of TCP/IP networking and other advanced Internet terms and a basic understanding of the concepts relating to viruses, spyware, and malware. Success on the Symantec 250-315 exam requires a comprehensive understanding of network and proactive threat prevention technologies, such as firewall, intrusion prevention, SONAR, and heuristic based protection. Additionally, candidates should understand the potential ramifications of security risks.