Microsoft MCTS 70-668
PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator
This certificate examination is all about Administrating Microsoft SharePoint. This certification was originated on July 12, 2010 and designed in different languages such as English, Japanese, Portuguese, German and French. It’s developed mainly for IT professionals who want to develop their career.
Candidates for this exam are required to design and deploy SharePoint Online and on-premise SharePoint. The candidates can be senior administrators who act as the technical hear over a group of administrators. Applicants with minimum of two of experience of deployment, managing, administering, upgrading, designing and migrating are ideal.
Candidates are mainly required to plan, design, and maintain:
Disaster recovery and availability
Physical topologies and services architecture
Migration, coexistence, and upgrade
Farm performance and availability
Security and compliance requirements
Information search strategy integration
Deployment of Client application services
Applicants should have a deep understanding of:
Windows Power-Shell scripting
Performance concepts and Server availability
Authentication methods and Security concepts
Windows Server 2008
Active Directory administration
Networking infrastructure services (DNS and IIS)
Skills to be measured:
The applicants will be tested on the following topics. However, this is not an exhaustive list of topics and they might change and questions other than these areas can also be asked to evaluate the candidate’s knowledge.
Designing SharePoint’s Farm Topology (27 percent)
Designing a physical architecture.
Designing SharePoint integration with network infrastructure.
Designing logical taxonomy.
Planning for sandbox solutions.
Planning for farm deployment.
Planning for availability.
Planning SharePoint’s Deployment (26 percent)
Planning service applications.
Planning a SharePoint component strategy.
Planning an upgrade strategy.
Designing a migration strategy.
Designing security architecture.
Planning and deploying authentication methods.
Defining SharePoint’s Business Continuity and Operations Strategy (25 percent)
Designing a maintenance strategy.
Recommending provisioning strategies.
Establishing enterprise monitoring plan.
Planning SharePoint backup and restore.
Planning for Business Solutions (22 percent)
Defining search requirements.
Planning search topology.
Planning an enterprise search strategy.
Planning enterprise content management.
Planning for social computing and collaboration.
Planning for a business intelligence strategy
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