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New Symantec Certified Specialist Exam Available: Symantec Management Platform 7.0 with Notification Server

Created: 19 Oct 2009 • Updated: 21 May 2010 | 1 comment
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New Symantec Certified Specialist Exam: Live Now! 250-401: Administration of Symantec Management Platform 7.0 with Notification Server
Although each product varies in complexity and depth of technical knowledge, all Symantec Certified Specialist certification exams (not to be confused with partner accreditation), that target customers, cover core elements measuring technical knowledge against factors such as installation, configuration, product administration, day-to-day maintenance, and basic troubleshooting.

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Exam Objective Topics
  • Overview and Architecture
  • Installation, Configuration and Console Basics
  • Installation and Configuration of the Altiris Agent
  • Resource Management, Organizational Views and Groups
  • Filters and Targets
  • Policies, Tasks and Shared Schedules
  • Resource Scoping and Security
  • Reporting
  • Site Management
  • Replication and Hierarchy
Exam Details
  • # of Questions: 85 – 95
  • Exam Duration: 120 minutes
  • Passing score: 72%
Process to Register
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aspen's picture

Finally the new exams arrive. I can not wait to update my certifications.  I suggest that everyone else start the process for getting certified as Altiris 7 will be making large inroads into the corporate enviornment.