Windows Server 2008 – Certified IT Professional Beta Exam Codes

You are invited to take the following beta exams.

  • 71-646: PRO: Windows® Server 2008, Server Administrator counts as credit towards Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator
  • 71-647: PRO: Windows® Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator counts as credit towards MCITP: Enterprise Administrator

If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. By participating in beta exams, you have the opportunity to provide the Microsoft Certification program with feedback about exam content, which is integral to development of exams in their released version. We depend on the contributions of experienced IT professionals and developers as we continually improve exam content and maintain the value of Microsoft certifications. Please remember that participation in the beta process is completely voluntary and Microsoft makes no promises or guarantees regarding the beta exam process. You can expect to receive your score on the beta exam within 12 weeks of taking the exam, although in some instances, beta exams may take longer to score and your results may be delayed.


  • Registration begins: December 21, 2007

  • Beta exam period runs: December 21, 2007–January 18, 2008

  • Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the beta; we recommend that you register immediately. Beta exams have limited availability and are operated under a first-come-first-served basis. Once all beta slots are filled, no additional seats will be offered.

  • Testing is held at Prometric testing centers worldwide, although this exam may not be available in all countries (see Regional Restrictions). All testing centers will have the capability to offer this exam in its live version.

  • Regional Restrictions: India, Pakistan, China

Registration Information

  • You must register at least 24 hours prior to taking the exam.

  • Please use the following promotional codes when you register for your exam.

  • 71-647: use Promo code 647Q at registration

  • 71-646: use Promo code Q646 at registration

  • Look for the prefix "71" at registration

  • Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the beta; we recommend that you register immediately.

  • To register in North America, please call: Prometric: (800) 755-EXAM (800-755-3926)

  • Outside the U.S./Canada, please contact:

Test Information and Support


More information, including the skills covered by both exams over on Trika's Blog.

Comments (3)

  1. Anonymous says:

    One of my goals for 2008 is get some ‘Alphabet soup’, currently I have 3 official tests to my name.

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