Certification Exam

250-405: Administration of Symantec Management Platform 7.5

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Although each product varies in complexity and depth, all certification exams are created specifically for customers and cover core elements measuring technical knowledge against factors such as installation, configuration, product administration, day-to-day maintenance, and troubleshooting.
This program consists of a technical exam at a product/version level that validates that the successful candidate has important knowledge and skills necessary to plan, deploy, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Symantec Management Platform 7.5.
To achieve this level of certification, candidates must pass the technical exam and accept the Symantec Certification Agreement.

Exam Details

# of Questions: 75 - 85
Exam Duration: 105 minutes
Passing Score: 72%
Exam Price: $150 USD (See exam price by country/region)

Suggested Preparation

Below includes the recommended preparation to achieve this level of expertise.
  • Exam Objectives (PDF)
  • Sample Exam
  • The study guide is targeted for those who have attended the recommended 5 day training course. This self-study guide summarizes the key lessons and topics in the corresponding certification exam.
  • Recommended minimum 6-12 months working with Symantec Notification Server
  • Product documentation for Symantec Management Platform 7.5
Ability to perform administrative tasks for the following:
  • Symantec Management Platform
  • Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
  • Notification Server
  • Symantec Management Agent
  • Site Server, including task service and package service
  • Replication and Hierarchy
  • Symantec Installation Manager
Preparation Time for Certification Exams
Recommended Course:
  • Symantec Management Platform 7.5 Administration
Note: If you do not have prior experience with this product, it is recommended that you complete an in-person, classroom training or Virtual Academy virtual classroom training class in preparation for the SCS exam. If you have experience with this product, you may find an online course equivalent to be sufficient. Be cautioned that attendance in a training course does not guarantee passage of a certification exam.

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