Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
Cost: $125 USD (Varies according to country)
Questions: 40 approx.
Pass Score: 700
Duration: 150 minutes( up to 210 minutes for non-English countries)
The Microsoft 70-299 exam is one of the more difficult of the core exams for the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certifications based on Windows Server 2003. This Microsoft 70-299 exam measures the skills related to planning, implementing, and maintaining security in medium to very large network environments based on the Windows Server 2003 operating system. This Microsoft 70-299 exam is intended for MCSE candidates who work in medium to very large computing environments supporting 250 to more than 5000 users and use Windows Server 2003 as its network operating system and Windows XP Professional or Windows 2000 Server Professional on its client computers.
Once you pass the Microsoft 70-299 exam the candidate will achieve Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) status if it is the first Microsoft certification exam that you pass.
The successful student that passes the Microsoft 70-299 exam will be awarded with credit towards the:-
· Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
· Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Microsoft Windows Server 2003
· Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Microsoft Windows Server 2003
· Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA): Security on Microsoft Windows Server 2003
· Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE): Security on Microsoft Windows Server 2003
The topics covered in the Microsoft 70-299 exam tests a candidates ability to plan, implement, and maintain security in a Windows Server 2003 network in medium to very large network environments. The topics covered in the Microsoft 70-299 exam is the Planning and Configuring IPSec; an Authentication Strategy; an Authorization Strategy, Planning and Implementing Security for Wireless Networks,, Deploying and Troubleshooting Security Templates, Hardening Computers for Specific Roles, Planning an Update Management Infrastructure, Assessing and Deploying a Patch Management Infrastructure, Installing, Configuring, and Managing Certification Services, Deploying and Troubleshooting IPSec, Deploying, Configuring, and Managing SSL Certificates as well as Securing Remote Access.