70-214, Implementing Security Gets Beta Tested Next Week

Registration for this MCSE elective exam already underway.

Exam 70-214, Implementing Security on a Windows 2000 Network, gets beta tested next week, Oct. 10-17. While in beta, the exam will be numbered 71-214. Registration is already underway for this exam. An MCSE elective, Exam 70-214 tests a candidates "ability to implement and administer security and network infrastructures that use Windows 2000 and Active Directory," according to the exam objective guide posted at Skills include ability to configure and deploy security templates and troubleshoot problems; configure security based on computer roles, including on SQL Server, Exchange Server, domain controllers, and Internet Access Service computers; and configuring and troubleshooting IPSec and authentication.

Microsoft offers beta exams to qualified candidates by invitation-only, typically chosen from those who have taken an exam in the past and based on a candidate's expertise, as well as those who subscribe to Microsoft's MCP Flash newsletter. To find out more, go to

[See this earlier News announcement regarding the 70-214 exam.—Editor]

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Reader Comments:

Thu, Dec 5, 2002 Ahmed Farouk Egypt

I, get the mcp from microosft and prepare my self for 215 exam, hope i will succed

Sat, Oct 12, 2002 Anonymous Anonymous

Hi, Andrew, how was your exam on Friday? Would you mind telling me? I am goint to take it on Monday.

Fri, Oct 4, 2002 Andrew Bloomington, IL

Taking the beta next Friday! The exam objectives listed by MS are a little hard to follow. Does anyone know of an early release study guide? Thanks :)

Fri, Oct 4, 2002 Eng. Hany Farouk Egypt

Wish me Luck, it's Tough!

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