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First Windows 2003 Core Exams Get Tested

Microsoft to test out 70-290, 70-291 exams with beta testers in June.

Microsoft's certification group has announced on its MCP Web site simultaneous beta test dates for two core exams on the MCSA/MCSE on Windows Server 2003 tracks. Exams 70-290: Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment and 70-291: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure will both be beta tested June 4-15. The exams will be numbered 71-290 and 71-290, respectively.

Passing both 70-290 and 70-291 exams satisfies the Core: Network Systems portion of the MCSA on Windows Server 2003 track, and two of the four required for the Core: Network Systems of the MCSE on Windows Server 2003.

To view the exam objective guides and MCSA and MCSE track requirements, go to:

Beta exams are free but are only offered to qualified subscribers of Microsoft's MCP Newsflash; to find out how to become a beta tester, go to http://www.microsoft.com/traincert/mcpexams/status/beta.asp.

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Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

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