Microsoft MCSE Certification for Windows 2003
(Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)

The Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification is still the premier certification for professionals who analyze the business requirements and design and implement the infrastructure for business solutions based on the Microsoft Windows Client systems and Microsoft Windows Server System. The strength of Windows Server 2003 in the market today indicates that demand for related IT expertise will continue for years to come.

A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) designs and implements an infrastructure solution that is based on the Windows operating system and Windows Server System software. Implementation responsibilities include installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network systems. Earning the MCSE certification proves your expertise in designing and implementation of the Microsoft Windows 2003 Server platform.

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Benefits of CBT Directís Online Microsoft MCSE Certification Training

CBT Direct boasts the most beneficial online certification training on the market. With online training, you have the flexibility to study on your schedule, and with the speed and reliability of the internet, CBT Directís Microsoft MCSE training course is accessible anywhere you have an internet connection. Convenience finally costs less with CBT Direct Ė the most affordable online training solution today. CBT Direct is also a Microsoft Certified Partner.

The unique design of CBT Directís Microsoft MCSE certification course incorporates a proven four-step learning process: presentation, demonstration, guidance and independent practice. This four-step proven learning model for CBT Directís Microsoft MCSE training course ensures the greatest level of retention to prepare you for your Microsoft MCSE certification exam.

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Who Benefits from CBT Directís Microsoft MCSE Training?

This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as; Network Administrator, Windows Administrator, Windows System Engineer, Linux Administrator, Unix Administrator, Network Security Specialist, Information Security Manager or an IT Manager.

What Professionals Will Learn from CBT Directís Microsoft
MCSE Training

To achieve Microsoft MCSE 2003 Certification, you must pass seven exams. You must take four core exams on networking systems, one core exam on client operating systems, one core design exam and one elective exam.

Core Networking System Exams (4 required)

Exam 70-290: Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment
This course provides students with the knowledge to create and manage user, group, and computer accounts as well as manage file and share permissions> In this course you will learn how to help control Web server access and manage sites with Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and to manage hardware devices, disk storage, software, and print services. Lastly, you will learn to implement backup procedures and perform system recovery.
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Exam 70-291: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
This course provides students with the knowledge to install and configure TCP/IP, use DHCP to manage IP addressing and to configure and manage DNS clients, servers, and zones. This training will also teach you to manage routing and remote access, including VPNs and how to implement and administer security procedures and monitor traffic, troubleshoot connectivity, and resolve service issues.
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Exam 70-293: Planning and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
This course provides students with the knowledge to plan TCP/IP network infrastructure, topology, and Internet connectivity and to configure server roles and baseline security settings. You will also be taught how to plan name resolution, routing, and remote access strategies and the ability to maintain server availability with clusters and network load balancing. This course will also give you the knowledge to deploy IPSec, harden servers, and manage certificates and to design and administer a security infrastructure.
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Exam 70-294: Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure
This course provides students with the knowledge to plan, install, and configure an Active Directory infrastructure and the ability to manage forest and domain structure and site replication as well as create and manage OU structure and user and group accounts. In this course you will also be able to plan Group Policy strategy using Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP), configure user and computer security settings and be able to manage and troubleshoot Group Policy and Active Directory performance.
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One Core Client Operating System Exam: (1 required)

Exam 70-620: TS: Windows Vista, Configuring
This course provides students with the knowledge to install and upgrade Windows Vista, configure and troubleshoot Post-installation system settings and to configure Windows security features. This training will also teach you to configure network connectivity and to configure applications included with Windows Vista. In this course you will learn how to maintain and optimize systems that run Windows Vista and the ability to configure and troubleshoot mobile computing.
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Core Design Exam (1 required)

Exam 70-298: Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
This course provides students with the knowledge to document the impact of business and technical constraints on the security design process and to create a security design for: logical infrastructure, network infrastructure for physical security, network management and maintenance, basic network functions and wireless networks and Web servers.
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Elective Exam (1 required)

Exam 70-299: Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
This course provides students with the knowledge to implement and administer network security in a Windows Server 2003 Environment and the ability to implement, manage, and troubleshoot security policies. This course will also cover patch management infrastructure, secure network communications and how to plan, configure, and troubleshoot authentication, authorization, and PKI.
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Why CBT Direct's Online Training Works
The unique design of CBT Directís Microsoft MCSE certification course incorporates a proven four-step learning process: presentation, demonstration, guidance and independent practice. This four-step proven learning model for CBT Directís Microsoft MCSE training course ensures the greatest level of retention to prepare you for your Microsoft MCSE certification exam.

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Exam 70-290: Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment
Exam 70-291: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
Exam 70-293: Planning and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
Exam 70-294: Planning Implementing Maintaining Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure
Exam 70-620: TS: Windows Vista, Configuring
Exam 70-298: Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
Exam 70-299: Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network

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