If you’re trying to book either the EBS 2008 or SBS 2008 exam and get a bit confused when looking at the Prometric registration site, don’t feel bad. Here’s what you’ll see right now:
Word of advice: I always go by exam number, rather than titles, when I’m booking my exams.
Notice how 70–653 and 70–654 both show with the title TS: Windows Essential Business Server 2008, Configuring. Oh yeah…that’s not confusing AT ALL.
Here’s Microsoft Learning’s officially official listing for 70–653:
Note the correct title of TS: Windows Small Business Server 2008, Configuring for 70–653 here.
And here’s Microsoft Learning’s officially official listing for 70–654:
So yes, Virginia…there is a real exam for EBS 2008. And one for SBS 2008 as well.
I’m sure the PTBs will get this fixed ASAP. But if you want to book an exam now, then just remember this…
Essential Business Server exam = 70–654
Small Business Server exam = 70–653
And good luck on your test!