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Last Updated November 19, 2003

Windows 2000 MCSA Exam Requirements

The MCSA (Microsoft Certified System Administrator) certification is a new addition to the Microsoft lineup. It's designed as an independent credential that represents the job functions of a network administrator. MCSA candidates in the Windows 2000 track are required to pass 3 core exams and one elective exams. You can find the official requirements list here
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Microsoft Windows 2000 Track
Core Exams: Client Operating Systems (1 required) 

Exam 70-210: Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft© Windows? 2000 Professional OR
Exam 70-270: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft© Windows? XP Professional

You may choose either Exam 70-270 or 70-210 from the required list, you don't need to complete both.
Core Exams: Networking System (2 required)
Exam 70-215: Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft© Windows? 2000 Server
Exam 70-218: Managing a Windows 2000 Network Environment (required for MCSA certification)
PLUS - 1 of the Following Elective Exams 
Exam 70©214: Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network
Exam 70-216: Implementing and Administering a Microsoft© Windows? 2000 Network Infrastructure
Exam 70©224: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server
Exam 70©227: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000, Enterprise Edition
Exam 70©228: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
Exam 70©244: Supporting and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Network
Exam 70©028: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
Exam 70©086: Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0

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