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IBM Certified Advanced System Administrator - Notes and Domino 9.0

Job Role Description / Target Audience

This certification is for experienced IBM Domino system administrators who need to plan, install, set up, and manage IBM Domino 9.0 Social Edition servers and users. The IBM Certified Advanced System Administrator - Notes and Domino 9.0 should be able to demonstrate skills associated with growth in expanding a Domino infrastructure through such areas as clustering, expanded monitoring configurations and replication/mail routing topologies.  Additionally, the certified individual should understand integration points with other IBM products and have an understanding of OpenSocial standards.

Key areas of focus:

  • Installation
  • Administration
  • Networking and Integration
  • Security
  • Replication
  • Messaging 
  • User Management

While the System Administration electives required to qualify for Advanced level certification are still in development, with the release of the Notes and Domino 9.0 certifications, the program is recognizing those System Administrators who also have experience in Application Development. These individuals can attain advanced level certification in System Administration by passing one or more of the Application Development 9.0 exams.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

  • Basic troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of messaging concepts and architecture
  • Basic knowledge of IBM Connections, OpenSocial standards
  • Understanding of composite applications
  • Basic knowledge of IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • Basic networking skills
  • Working knowledge of security concepts compatible with the Domino platform
  • Working knowledge web application and directory servers

In addition to the above System Administration skills, individuals who have proven their proficiency in IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Application Development by passing either of the core Application Development tests or achieving certification in Application Development will qualify for this Advanced level System Administrator certification.


This certification requires 1 certification(s) + 1 test(s).

Certification(s) required:

  1. IBM Certified System Administrator - Notes and Domino 9.0

Test(s) required:

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  1. Any 1 of the following tests:

    1. Test C2040-408 - IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition Application Development Update

    2. Test C2040-409 - IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition Application Development A

    3. Test C2040-410 - IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition Application Development B

    4. Test C2040-412 - IBM Notes Traveler Administration


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