Server Administrator skills are not product- or system-specific. They are a combination of minimal technical and non-technical skills and knowledge required for those interested in developing specific Internet skills as a Web Server Administrator. Skills measured in the 1D0-450 exam include but are not limited to:
Common IT services, focusing on hardware platforms and frequently used operating systems.
TCP/IP configuration parameters, and Windows 2000 and Linux system configuration with static IP addresses.
User access levels, password policies, and permissions based on standard practice and procedures.
Management of users in Windows 2000 and Linux.
Domain Name System (DNS) in Windows 2000 and Linux.
Name resolution options for LANs and WANs, including the Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) and Samba.
Internet services including FTP and Telnet, and control of access to these services.
Web servers, including Microsoft IIS and Apache Server.