Exam MB7-700:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Installation & Configuration

Published:December 28, 2012
Language(s):English, French, German, Spanish
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
Type:Proctored Exam

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Preparing for an Exam
This certification exam measures your ability to understand and articulate how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. Candidates should be comfortable with the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 architecture, system requirements and prerequisites, installing and configuring the Microsoft Dynamics NAV environment, working with the administration tools in various network environments, installing and working with the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment, managing databases, managing companies, managing objects and licenses, using the RoleTailored Client for Windows to personalize and customize pages and panes, and working with Windows PowerShell.
Exam Topics Covered
The following list includes the topic areas covered on this exam.

  • Identify and Describe Architecture
  • Describe Installation and System Requirements
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server
  • Install Microsoft Dynamics NAV Client Components
  • Install the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment
  • Use the RoleTailored Client for Windows Personalization
  • Deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
  • Use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV PowerShell API

Audience Profile
This exam is intended for individuals who plan to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. This audience typically includes functional consultants, systems developers, and implementation consultants.

Additional Skills Recommended:
Basic knowledge of installation and configuration procedures and of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 features and functionalities.

Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam MB7-700: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Installation & Configuration, 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.
Identify and Describe Architecture (13 percent)
  • Explain the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 architecture.
    • This topic may include: explain the data tier, the server tier, the client tier, and the configuration options
  • Select the client options.
    • This topic may include: distinguish the differences and features of the Portal Framework for SharePoint, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Business Web Services, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server, and the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client
  • Choose installation options.
    • This topic may include: choose the components to install; preconfigure components; create and load configuration files; select the appropriate server option, client option, developer option, and custom components options
Describe Installation and System Requirements (12 percent)
  • Describe installation prerequisites.
    • This topic may include: choose the operating system version; choose the appropriate database technology and version; choose the required version of the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Describe system requirements.
    • This topic may include: identify the system requirements for all Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 components
Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server (14 percent)
  • Install and configure Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server.
    • This topic may include: install and configure Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server; describe server instances and service types; implement security enhancements
  • Identify and describe server administration tools.
    • This topic may include: explain the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Administration tool; describe the Microsoft Dynamics NAV PowerShell API; describe the Microsoft Dynamics NAV security system; explain the RoleTailored client; describe the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment; configure the credential type
  • Interoperate within Wide Area Network connections.
    • This topic may include: describe deployment scenarios; choose and install certificates; explain performance considerations in a Wide Area Network (WAN) deployment
  • Use NAS Services.
    • This topic may include: use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server; configure NAS Services settings; use NAS Services applications in dedicated server instances
Install Microsoft Dynamics NAV Client Components (14 percent)
  • Install the RoleTailored client for Windows.
    • This topic may include: perform a GUI-based installation; perform an installation from a command line; set up the configuration files; perform an installation in a network; perform an installation of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment
  • Install Microsoft Dynamics NAV Business Web Services components.
    • This topic may include: install components; install the SOAP and oData web services; publish a web service; publish a page as a web service; verify availability of a web service
  • Install the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client.
    • This topic may include: install and configure the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client; install IIS for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client; delegate setup
  • Install the Portal Framework for SharePoint.
    • This topic may include: define the Portal Framework for SharePoint; prepare for and perform the installation of the Portal Framework for SharePoint; deploy and activate the Portal Framework for SharePoint; perform post-setup configuration and delegation
  • Support a Microsoft Dynamics NAV client installation.
    • This topic may include: configure a client computer for a WAN deployment; install and use language modules; identify WAN deployment scenarios
Install the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment (13 percent)
  • Install and run the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment.
    • This topic may include: perform an installation of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment; add a new Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment; add a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment to an existing deployment; run the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment
  • Manage databases.
    • This topic may include: create, alter, and test a database; open, close and delete a database; back up and restore a database; explain database information
  • Manage companies.
    • This topic may include: create, open, rename, and delete a company; use companies
  • Manage objects and licenses.
    • This topic may include: describe the demo license; use license information; upload a license; run the Object Designer
Use the RoleTailored Client for Windows Personalization (12 percent)
  • Use RoleTailored design.
    • This topic may include: identify design principles; describe the RoleTailored client for Windows; explain RoleTailored client pages; use profiles and role centers
  • Configure the RoleTailored client.
    • This topic may include: explain how to start the RoleTailored client for Windows in configuration mode; identify command-line parameters; disable personalization
  • Customize the Navigation Pane.
    • This topic may include: use the Customize Navigation Pane dialog box; rename, remove, and rearrange items within the Navigation Pane; create and configure a New Activity button; undo customizations
  • Customize pages.
    • This topic may include: customize the Page dialog box; customize the Filter and FactBox Panes; customize the ribbon; customize FastTabs
Deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 (13 percent)
  • Describe the deployment process.
    • This topic may include: deploy by using Group Policy; explain software installation extensions, software distribution points, supported installation file types, and the software deployment process
  • Deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
    • This topic may include: plan and prepare to deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013; set up a Software Distribution Point (SDP); create a Group Policy Object (GPO); specify software installation properties; add software packages to a GPO; set software package properties; describe best practices; remove applications deployed by using Group Policy
Use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV PowerShell API (9 percent)
  • Use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV PowerShell module.
    • This topic may include: explain the Microsoft Dynamics NAV PowerShell API; start a Windows PowerShell session; find the available cmdlets; get help for cmdlets; identify common parameters
  • Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets.
    • This topic may include: describe and use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Windows PowerShell cmdlets
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.
Learning Plans and Classroom Training
Microsoft E-Learning There is no Microsoft E-Learning training currently available.
Microsoft Press Books There are no Microsoft Press books currently available.
Practice Tests There are no practice tests currently available.
Microsoft Online Resources
Online Help within the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 product.
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