What are the skills required to become a Windows System Administrator?

I read several times that System Administrator is a boring job. Not a really creative one however a job that pays decently. I was wondering what are the basic duties of a System Administrator? For Windows what are the certifications needed to apply for a System Administrator job? Thank you in ad vance for your constructive & helpful answers

Asked By: Roland - 11/22/2007
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To become a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), you must pass the equivalent of four Microsoft Certfied Professional (MCP) exams. Two of the exams are based on the Windows Server operating system (typically 70-290 and 70-291). The third exam must demonstrate proficiency in a client operating system such... More
Answered By: mcmoe316 - 11/22/2007
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As long as you can open and shut a window, you'll be fine!
Answered By: rattyrat - 11/22/2007
Being a sys admin is not creative in the same way that say software development is, but there is a creative element to it. Especially when starting out... More
Answered By: Racist Answer Man - 11/22/2007
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