I passed 70-680 today, my second time trying. Got 685 last week, now have MCSA

geokelleygeokelley Member Posts: 12 ■□□□□□□□□□
Got the 685 on the 3rd try. Tough cert, but I got it.

Also took the ITILv3 today.

Woo hoo!

On to 70-642 Windows 2008 Server Network Config!

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  • Brandonm2Brandonm2 Member Posts: 22 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Hey Man!! Congratulations!
    Do you have any advice for those of us who are taking the 685 in the near future? I took it about a month and a half a ago and missed it. Got a 614. I had a difficult time understanding the questions at times. Thanks!
  • daviddwsdaviddws MCSA x2, MCITP, CIOS, CSIS, CNIP, CSSS, CLNP MCTS, MTA, MCP,  ITILv3, LPIC-1, VCA-WM, SCLA, CTS,  Member Posts: 303 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Congrats!
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  • geokelleygeokelley Member Posts: 12 ■□□□□□□□□□
    Brandonm2,

    After flunking the the test twice, I did it the old fashioned way. I was studying with books and Skillport (provided by work), and took some practice tests. Whatever concepts I saw that I consistently missed, for example BranchCache, BitLocker, etc, I just read everything I could on them. I have the Windows 7 inside out book as a reference and I would look up the relevant subject there. Then I finally understood.

    I also got the book by Darrell Gibson, with the command lines for 680. That helped a LOT. I just got to the point I knew the logic and I could identify the command line on the test, or at least eliminate the wrong ones.
  • ShdwmageShdwmage Member Posts: 374
    Good Morning Geo, I'd probably go for the 2012r2 cert at this point. Otherwise you'll have to go through the upgrade route and take extra tests. Just a thought though. Good job on the pass.
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  • 10Linefigure10Linefigure CCNP R&S, Security+ USAMember Posts: 368 ■■■□□□□□□□
    Congrats!
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