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Exam 70-667

TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring

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  • Published: July 12, 2010
  • Languages: English
  • Audiences: IT professionals
  • Technology: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
  • Credit toward certification: MCTS, MCITP

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Dear [your boss's name]:

I'd like to expand and prove my technical skills by earning a Microsoft Certification. My next step is taking Exam 70-667. The registration fee is $150.00 USD.

When I pass this certification, you'll have proof of my ability to work with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Microsoft has training and online resources to help me prepare for the exam. I believe I'll be more effective and productive after achieving this valuable technical certification.

Let me know if you have any questions. In the meantime, you can find out more about this exam at https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-70-667.aspx. As you can see, the exam validates skills that are crucial to our team's success.

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Skills measured

This 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.

Please note that the questions may test on, but will not be limited to, the topics described in the bulleted text.

  • Deploy new installations and upgrades

    • Running Visual Upgrade, performing an in-place upgrade, performing a database attach upgrade, analyzing a PreUpgradeCheck report, installing language packs, and scripting installations; analyzing ULS logs, installation error logs, and event logs to identify installation problems; repairing installation errors

  • Configure SharePoint farms

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Configuring inter-server communications, server roles, high availability, InfoPath Forms Services (IPFS), Alternate Access Mappings (AAM), external sites, host headers, and applying and managing patches

  • Configure service applications

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Business Connectivity Services (BCS), Access Services, Visio Services, Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007, user profiles, Microsoft Office Excel services, Managed Metadata Services (MMS), IPFS, and SharePoint Online term store

  • Configure indexing and search

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Configuring FAST Search for SharePoint, crawl schedules, iFilters, crawl rules, content sources, scopes, managed properties, content types, search components, index partitioning, and federated search locations

  • Manage operational settings

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Configuring logging, quotas, monitoring levels, health reports, security, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) integration

  • Manage accounts and user roles

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Managing user accounts, group accounts, managed accounts, computer accounts, and service accounts; delegating site collection administration; external user policy

  • Manage authentication providers

    • Managing NTLM, Kerberos, claims-based, and forms-based authentication; configuring Secure Store Service (SSS) and Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS); supporting single sign-on for SharePoint Online

  • Manage Web Applications

    • Managing databases, Web Application settings, security, and policies

  • Manage site collections

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Managing site collection policies, features, caching, and auditing; configuring site collection security; configuring multi-tenancy; configuring site collection quotas and locks; adding a domain to Office 365; SharePoint Online public websites

  • Deploy and manage SharePoint solutions

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Deploying and managing SharePoint solution packages, managing sandbox solutions, and managing user solutions

  • Back up and restore a SharePoint environment

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Configuring backup settings; backing up and restoring content, search, and service application databases; detaching and attaching databases; exporting lists and sites

  • Monitor and analyze a SharePoint environment

    • Generating health, administrative, and web analytics reports; interpreting usage and trace logs; identifying and resolving health and performance issues

  • Optimize the performance of a SharePoint environment

    • This objective applies to on-premises and/or SharePoint Online: Configuring resource throttling (large list management, object model override); configuring remote Binary Large Objects (BLOB) storage and BLOB and object caching; optimizing services

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MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-667): Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Published: September 2011

This Self-Paced Training Kit is designed to help maximize your performance on 70-667, the required exam for the MCTS certification: Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most—including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and customizable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs for the skills and expertise you can use on the job.

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Who should take this exam?

This exam validates the skills and knowledge necessary for configuring SharePoint Online or an on-premises deployment of SharePoint 2010 SP1. This exam also validates skills related to technologies including Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, and networking infrastructure services.

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