Exam 70-630:

TS:Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuring

Published:January 08, 2007
Language(s):English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Type:Proctored Exam

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Audience Profile
A typical candidate for this exam has a minimum of one year of experience in configuring Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and related technologies. In addition, the candidate should have general knowledge of configuring or administering the following technologies.
  • Internet Information Server—administration and configuration
  • Windows Server 2003 Active Directory administration
  • Networking infrastructure services, including TCP/IP and clustering
  • Microsoft .NET 2.0, as it relates to Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Internet Security and Acceleration Server
  • Network load-balancing for applications
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 2005, as it relates to Office SharePoint Server 2007—administration
  • Security, as it relates to Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Back-up restoration of data
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-630: TS:Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuring, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):
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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 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (15 percent)
  • Configure site management
  • Configure personalization
  • Configure users and groups
  • Configure alerts
  • Configure Single Sign-on (SSO)
Managing Search (16 percent)
  • Configure Search Center
  • Configure Search settings
  • Monitor Search activity
Configuring Content Management (16 percent)
  • Configure document management
  • Configure records management
  • Configure Web content management
  • Manage policies and compliance
  • Configure workflow
Configuring Business Forms (12 percent)
  • Configure Forms server
  • Manage data connection files
  • Configure Web service proxy
  • Manage form templates
Managing Business Intelligence (10 percent)
  • Configure Excel services
  • Configure Report Center
  • Configure Web parts
  • Configure Business Data Catalog (BDC)
Managing Administration (21 percent)
  • Manage the central administration interface
  • Manage the shared service provider
  • Use the STSADM tool
  • Configure usage analysis and reporting
Deploying or Upgrading Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (10 percent)
  • Manage Microsoft Content Management Server (CMS) assessment
  • Configure shared services
  • Manage Business Intelligence tools
  • Manage portal and site migration
  • Finalize upgrades
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 E-Learning
Microsoft Press Books
Practice Tests
Microsoft Online Resources
  • Learning Plan: Get started by creating a step-by-step study guide that is based on recommended resources for this exam.
  • Product information: Visit Microsoft Office Online to find product information about Office SharePoint Server 2007.
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