Mainstream support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 13, 2010, according to the Microsoft®
Web site. Microsoft Windows 2000 Server reached the end of its product life-cycle on July 13, 2010.
If you want to get certified on newer Microsoft technologies, such as Exchange Server 2010, Windows Server 2008, or SQL Server 2008, Microsoft recommends that you pursue the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP
) certification. And if you have the MCSE on Windows Server 2003 certification, you can upgrade to the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS
) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) on Windows Server 2008 certifications.
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MCSE Certification Exam InfoImportant Note
Many of the exams in this certification track are retired. If a required exam is retired and you have not yet passed that exam, you cannot complete the certification track. You must fulfill all listed requirements to earn the certification. If you passed a required exam before it retired, it can be applied toward certification.
MCSE on Windows Server 2003
To earn the MCSE on Windows Server 2003 certification, you must pass seven exams.
(The following list includes exams corresponding to a current Boson product. See the Microsoft website for a complete list.)
- Exams on networking systems : All required
- Exams on client operating systems: Choose one
- Exams on design: Choose one
- Elective exam: Choose one
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