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Windows administration refers to remote desktop, server and network support for Microsoft Windows operating systems. On Upwork, freelance system administrators can design, install and evaluate your Windows system, provide your clients with high quality technical support, migrate your server from Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 (and 2008 R2) to Windows 2012, and configure your system security (anti-virus software and Windows Firewall).

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  1. Oleg Burca

    Oleg Burca

    System, Network and Hosting administrator. Wordpress Specialist.

    Moldova - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, I am Linux and Windows administrator, with more than 8 years experience. Currently I'm working as DevOps specialist and SysAdmin for a development company. We create websites, online shops, APIs, applications and much more. I manage about 50 virtual and dedicated servers hosted on AWS, in our DataCenter and all around the world, runing on Windows Server 2008/2012 and Linux Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS. Most of them are Web Servers, but there are also DataBase servers, Mail, FTP and Application servers. Previously worked as engineer in a hosting company and was responsable for installing new services, configuring hosting servers, backup configuration, monitoring and clients support. Managed about 70 servers. I have good network administration skills and a lot of experience with WordPress. Worked a lot wit different panel for hosting, billing, datacenter administration, virtualization, VoIP and other. Latest year, most of projects managed by were hosted on AWS (Amazon Web Services). I am familiar with technologies, the abbreviations of names of those could scare many people: RDS, EC2, Reserved Instances, ELB, SES, SNS, AMI, IAM, S3, VPC, Elasticache, Route53, CloudWatch and others. I can help you plan, configure, scale, monitor, reduce costs of your AWS services. So, what can I do for you?! * First of all I can setup for you a Web Server. IIS on Windows, or Apache/Nginx on Linux. It can be also a mixed configuration with Nginx as frontend and apache for backend. It can be proxy, caching or load balancing configuration. Configure SSL certificates. * I can setup a mail server based on Postfix/Dovecot with antispam and antivirus functionality, with SSL/STARTTLS security. You will be able to use a webmail or dedicated client. * I can setup a File/FTP/WebDav server. * I can setup a MySQL server with PHPMyAdmin. * I can setup a backup solution for your server(s). * I can setup a DNS Server and solve all messing with domains and records for different purposes. * I can setup a virtualization server. * I can setup VoIP server (based on Asterisk/FreePBX). Configure trunks, extensions, conferencies and caller groups. * I can setup a Firewall or/and Gateway server, routers and switches. * I can setup or improve security for your server(s). * I can help you design scalable and reduntant cluster for web, database or application. * I can configure hosting services on AWS, estimate and optimize costs (Most experienced with EC2, RDS, ELB, Route53, SES, SNS). * I can setup Windows Exchange server. * I can setup Windows SharePoint server. * I can configure any business services offered by Google, Microsoft, Yandex or other. * I can migrate your site(s) to another hosting account or server. * I can improve your WordPress website performance and secure it. * I can assist or train you on all stuff about.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. David H.

    David H. Agency Contractor

    Citrix and Virtualizaion Systems Engineer

    United States - Tests: 3

    I am a specialist in remote application delivery, VDI and cloud based computing. I have been working with Citrix products and some of their competing products and add-ons, from back in the Winframe NT4 Terminal server days, all the way up to the current Xenapp 6.5. I work full time for a major NYC hospital on the Citrix Engineering team, responsible for 200 + servers supporting a 24/7 mission critical environment. I have engineered delivering hundreds of applications to users on every type of device out there (PC, Macs, Thin clients, iPads, Androids, HTML5 browsers, etc.). I have a legacy MCSE for Windows 2000, and years of experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2. I have extensive experience with Active Directory group policies, Proxy servers, Web Servers, and Logon scripts using WSH, CMD files, and PowerShell. I have recent training in Microsoft App-V, Citrix Xenserver, Amazon Web Services, VMWare vSphere 5, OpenVPN and VDI-in-a-Box. I have recent part-time contracting experience providing Windows Server 2008 R2 IaaS servers in the cloud with Amazon AWS, OpenVPN, and a proof of concept project to provide SaaS using Xenapp and VDI for end users of a small business, including a custom web portal for them to reach their desktop from anywhere.

    Associated with: 3 Bay Consulting, LLC Agency

    $48.89 /hr
    72 hours
    4.99
  3. Norman Villaresto

    Norman Villaresto

    Technical Support/IT ServiceHeldesk

    Philippines - Tests: 2

    I've been in BPO industry, specifically in technical account and currently looking for jobs which is related with my current field. I have an extensive knowledge in PC hardware and software, networking basics, as well as configuring Windows server, mail server (MS Exchange), and Active Directory. I'm flexible, hardworking and fast learner. I can also work in a fast paced industry and can work with minimum supervision. My work is my passion and I always give out the best in me on my work.

    $4.44 /hr
    234 hours
    5.00
  4. Abdul Wahab

    Abdul Wahab

    Network and Web Hosting Administrator,Web Developer, System Support

    Pakistan - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 5 years, I have been involved in administration of large Hosting companies working as Linux, Windows administrator and have complete command over network and leading hosting softwares cPanel/WHM and Plesk. I have been involved in many web development projects as well and has a complete command over HTML/CSS and building dynamic systems involving PHP/MySQL/Javascript. I also have an excellent background and patience in providing highly professional and user friendly technical support through all major mediums like Email, Chat, Telephone and Ticket System.

    $15.00 /hr
    1,575 hours
    4.77
  5. Alin Daniel Stanciu

    Alin Daniel Stanciu

    IT professional (MCP) with 15 years of experience

    Romania - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    I provide high quality services in following areas Administration and solution architecture: - MS Windows Server 2003 - MS Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 - MS Windows Server 2012 - MS Windows 8 - MS Windows 7 - MS Windows XP - Active Directory - MS Exchange Server 2003 - MS Exchange Server 2007 - MS Exchange Server 2010 - MS Exchange Server 2013 - Office365 - Hyper-V - VMWare - Citrix - Network services (DNS, DHCP, Remote Access, NAP, etc.) - Network inventory and monitoring - Security auditing - Application and desktop virtualization - Server virtualization - Server and application monitoring Documentation: - IT policies (for end users, security policies, cross-departmental policies, etc) - Create Step-by-Step guides - Create video-tutorials - Create manuals for various SW products - Translation EN->RO, proof reading

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $30.00 /hr
    53 hours
    5.00
  6. Andrew S.

    Andrew S.

    US-Based Microsoft and Citrix Systems Engineer

    United States - Tests: 4

    I've been administering Microsoft-centric server infrastructure for the last 7 years, and have in-depth experience with design, deployment, repair and support of all Citrix, VMWare, RES, and many Microsoft technologies. My experiences range from server administration roles, specialized application support, desktop support, virtualization implementation and administration to advanced networking jobs. For the last three years I've also been working with Virtualization Consulting firms to design, build and support the following: -Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, NetScaler products -VMWare ESXi and View -RES Workspace Manager, Automation Manager, Orchestration/IT Store -Microsoft RDS, Server 2003-2012R2, Hyper-V I am confident I'll be a great asset to your project or organization, and look forward to working with you!

    $95.00 /hr
    470 hours
    4.93
  7. Vu N.

    Vu N.

    IT system and network engineer

    Vietnam - Tests: 7

    10+ years experience in systems and network administration, technical user support, help desk management. Familiar with Microsoft environment: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Practical knowledge on Cisco Router/Switch/PIX, Juniper Firewall, access point, RAID and other peripherals. Desktop Administration on software packaging based FrontRange DSM solution, working with over 80 products of Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk, FileMaker ...

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Roman K.

    Roman K.

    Microsoft Expert | Sr. Windows Engineer | PowerShell Scripting

    Belarus - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Hi! You can ask about any help for win/*nix systems, also we can talk about my rate! I will glad to hear you and can help for different projects! Pretty sure that I can help you and your team make any project better than it is now! :) PLEASE READ MY FULL OVERVIEW! THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME! SOME OF PROJECTS SOMETIMES I DO FOR FREE! :) • 10 years of cross-platform experience in systems administration, including analyzing, designing, installing, maintaining, and repairing hardware, software, peripherals, and networks. • Superior troubleshooting and technical support abilities with migrations, network connectivity, and security. • Develop exceptional relationships with co-workers, management and end users. • Excellent communication and problem solving skills. • Microsoft Windows 2003/2008R2/2012/2012R2 • Microsoft Active Directory Services • Microsoft Terminal Services • Network Services – DNS, DHCP, NAP • File/Print Services • Failover clustering • Microsoft Exchange (Multi-Tenancy) 2007/2010(NLB/DAG)/2013 • MS OCS 2007R2/Microsoft Lync Server 2010/2013 / Skype for Business • Office 365 (migration to Office 365) • VMware vCenter/Hyper-V (SCVMM 2012) • Scripting (PowerShell) • Experience with SCOM/SCCM • PowerShell DCS, Puppet, Ansible • Base knowledge Linux(*nix) • Base knowledge’s MSSQL (MSSQL Clustering) My LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/roman-kisliak-mcsa/20/639/10 My Skype ID: rkisliak@outlook.com

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Matias Piparo

    Matias Piparo

    Mr Matias Piparo

    Argentina - Tests: 4

    I consider myself a very proactive person. I always enjoy the challenges and I’m very dedicated to my responsibilities. I enjoy the Team work, but I don’t have problems working by myself. I like to share knowledge and develop people skills. I have the ability of learning fast and adapt to every situation. I’m a very determinate person when I have to solve something and I feel comfortable working under time or results pressure.

    $14.44 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Muhammad Akmal

    Muhammad Akmal Agency Contractor

    Cisco Certified Engineer CCNA&CCNP, System admin and Virtualization

    Pakistan - Tests: 7

    I am a Cisco Certified Network and Security Professional with more than 15 years experience in Managed Network and Security Services. I have expertise in routing, switching and Network Security across all industry leading vendors. My passion to deliver quality solutions has taken me to full-time freelancing, with a loyal clientele base spanning the globe. I am available around the clock and ready to provide expert assistance as and when my clients call and in their preferred time-zone. --- Cisco--- Cisco 1700 Cisco 2500 Cisco 2600 Cisco 3800 Cisco 7200 Cisco 800 Cisco 1800 Cisco 1900 Cisco 2800 Cisco 2900 Cisco 3900 Cisco RV Seriese WLC 5500 WLC 4400 WLC 2500 cisco aironet 1000 cisco aironet 1100 cisco aironet 1200 cisco aironet 1300 cisco aironet 1600 cisco aironet 2600 cisco aironet 3600 Cisco ASA 5500 Series Cisco AS 5300 Series Cisco AS 5400 Series Cisco PIX 500 Cisco Switch Catalyst 2960 Cisco Switch Catalyst 3560 Cisco Switch Catalyst 3750 Cisco Switch Catalyst 3850 Cisco Switch Catalyst 4500 Cisco Switch Catalyst 4900 Cisco Switch Catalyst 6500 Cisco 4900 4900M Series Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Cisco Nexus 7000 Series cisco Small Business 100 cisco Small Business 200 cisco Small Business 300 cisco Small Business 500 --- Juniper --- Juniper J Series ->Juniper SRX Series SRX100 SRX110 SRX210 SRX220 SRX240 SRX550 SRX650 SRX1400 SRX3400 SRX3600 SRX5400 SRX5600 SRX5800 ->SSG Series SSG5 SSG20 SSG140 SSG320M SSG350M SSG520M SSG550M --- HP --- HP 6600 HP 5820 HP 5800 HP 5500 HP 5100 HP 5120 HP 3800 HP 3600 HP 3500 HP 3100 HP 2620 HP 2530 HP 830 HP 1910 HP 1810 HP 1410 HP 1405 --- Sonicwall --- TZ 215 TZ 210 TZ 205 TZ 200 TZ 170 TZ 180 TZ 105 --- NetGear --- AC1900-Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router AC1750-Smart WiFi Router AC1600-Smart WiFi Router AC1450-Smart WiFi Router AC1200-Smart WiFi Router AC1200-WiFi Router N900-CENTRIA WiFi Storage Router N900-WiFi Router N750-WiFi Router N600-WiFi Router N300-Trek Travel Router and Range Extender N300-WiFi Router N450-WiFi Router N300-WiFi Router N150-WiFi Router --- Routers & Firewalls -- Vyatta Pfsense MikroTik D-Link Routers and Switches CehckPoint Cybercoam samsung ubigate routers Riverbed --- WatchGuard --- XTM 2 XTM 3 XTM 5 XTM 8 Firebox X1250e Firebox X750e Firebox X550e Firebox X55e/X55e-W Firebox Edge X20e/X20e-W Firebox Edge X10e/X10e-W Firebox X5500e Firebox X6500e Firebox X8500e --- fortigate --- Fortigate 30B Fortigate 30D Fortigate 50A Fortigate 50b Fortigate 60c Fortigate 60D Fortigate 100c Fortigate 100D Fortigate 150D Fortigate 300A Fortigate 300B Fortigate 300C Fortigate 300D Fortigate 1000A Fortigate 1000C Fortigate 1000D --- Dell --- Dell Smart Lan Dell 3500 Dell 7000 Dell N200 Dell 6200 Dell 5500 Dell S-Series Dell Z-Series Dell N400 Dell 8100 --- Zyxel--- Zywall USG Series Zywall P Series I also have good understanding and work experience of -Microsoft family of servers and clients operating systems -Cloud Service Providers • Aamazon Web Services • Azure • Rackspace • Linode -Backpup Products • Symantic Backup Exec -Open source VPN solutions • openVPN • openSWAN • strongSWAN • Logmein Hamahi • -Virtualization Solutions • Hyper-V • Vmware • Xen -RRM Tools • Kaseya • Labtech • AutoTask • Connectwise • ManageEngine • Catci • OpenNMS • Solarwinds • Nagios • WhatsUP Gold • PRTG • MRTG • Microsoft Visio Linux Distros • Redhat • Debian • Ubuntu • Centos • Fedora • clearOS • FreeBSD • MacOS

    Associated with: Aliado Inc Agency, Cloud Support Agency

    $33.33 /hr
    1,356 hours
    4.73