Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, Configuring
The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Certification is an industry recognized credential. This certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including implementing and administering Windows Server 2008 in network services and connection requirements in corporate networks and more.
Here's what you will get
The 70-640 exam is a part of Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification. It is a required part to the certification. The exam is targeted to Server and Enterprise Administrators who are working to implement Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments. The exam covers the configuration of Domain Name System, Active Directory infrastructure, its roles and services, and more.
Overview of Windows Server 2008 R2 Performance Monitoring
Using Windows Server 2008 R2 Performance Tools
Saving and Analyzing Data with Performance Logs and Alerts
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Active Directory Components
Backup and Recovery of Active Directory
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring Certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidates should have at least one year of experience in implementing and administering Windows Server 2008 R2.
What is the exam registration fee?
Where do I take the exam?
The Microsoft 70-640 exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.
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What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of multiple choice questions, extended matching, hot area, active screen, drag and drop, simulations, and short answers.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
What is the passing score?
(on a scale of 0-1000)
What is the exam's retake policy?
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-640 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:
If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least a 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least a 14-day period before retaking the exam a third time.
A 14-day waiting period will also be imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
If a candidate achieves a passing score, he/she cannot retake the examination.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy.
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Where can I find more information about this exam?