Exam 70-500:

TS: Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0, Implementing, and Managing

Published:March 02, 2007
Language(s):English, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Windows Phone
Type:Proctored Exam

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This exam will be retired on March 31st, 2011.
When you pass Exam 70-500: TS: Microsoft Windows Mobile Designing, Implementing, and Managing, you complete the requirements for the following certification: MCTS: Windows Mobile 5.0, Implementing and Managing.
Audience Profile
This exam is intended for IT professionals who design, implement, and manage mobile infrastructures, mobile devices, and mobile applications in an enterprise or small or medium-sized business environment. The qualified candidate for this exam typically has:
  • Experience with or knowledge of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 concepts such as Outlook Web Access (OWA), Outlook Mobile Access (OMA) , and Exchange ActiveSync (EAS).
  • One to two years of experience working with Active Directory directory service.
  • At least one year of experience working with mobile devices.
  • Experience using or managing Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 with the Messaging and Security Feature Pack.
  • Experience with or knowledge of mobile and general network security concepts such as firewalls, reverse proxy, certificates, and configuring security protocols (EAP, TLS, WPA, WEP, and 802.1x).
  • Experience with or knowledge of Microsoft ActiveSync 4.1 or later.
  • Experience with or knowledge of messaging protocols such as Short Message Service (SMS) and Hotmail (HTTP).
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-500: TS: Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0, Implementing, and Managing, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):
Note This preparation guide is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Microsoft exams might include adaptive testing technology and simulation items. Microsoft does not identify the format in which exams are presented. Please use this preparation guide to prepare for the exam, regardless of its format.
Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

The information after “This objective may include but is not limited to” is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.
Configuring Provisioning
  • Configure Exchange ActiveSync synchronization
  • Configure desktop synchronization
  • Configure mobile messaging protocols
  • Install and remove mobile applications
  • Configure mobile device settings by using Configuration Service Providers (CSPs)
Managing Devices by Using Exchange Server
  • Configure device policies
  • Install the Exchange ActiveSync Mobile Administration Web tool
  • Manage devices by using the Exchange ActiveSync Mobile Administration Web tool
  • Monitor IIS logs for usage statistics
Configuring a Messaging Infrastructure
  • Configure Exchange Server for Windows Mobile Messaging
  • Install and configure SSL certificates
Designing a Mobile Infrastructure
  • Design for mobile device integration into an existing Exchange Server infrastructure
  • Design server requirements
  • Design reverse proxy and firewall requirements
  • Design SQL Server infrastructure to support SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition (formerly SQL Server Mobile)
  • Design access to enterprise data
Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Set up Connection Manager
  • Set up WiFi connectivity
  • Set up cellular connectivity
  • Configure Bluetooth devices
Managing Mobile Applications
  • Configure Instant Messaging
  • Manage the Windows Mobile file system
  • Manage Dialer
  • Customize Windows Mobile devices
  • Identify causes of mobile application issues
Implementing Security for Mobile Devices
  • Configure certificate-based authentication
  • Select supported encryption standards
  • Select supported two factor authentication
  • Set up local security for a Windows Mobile device
  • Standardize mobile devices based on the appropriate tiered security model
Preparation Tools and ResourcesTo help you prepare for this exam, Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product and that you use the following training resources. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in the "Skills Measured" tab.
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Microsoft Online Resources
  • Windows Mobile: Visit the Windows Mobile Web site for detailed product information.
  • TechNet: Designed for IT professionals, this site includes how-to instructions, best practices, downloads, technical chats, and much more.
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