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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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Evgeniy P.

Expert Network/Unix Administrator

Russia - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

Over 3 years experience Certified CCNP network specialist with experience of working at ISP in Russia with about 150k+ customers. • Certifications: CCNP R&S, CCNP SP, CCNA. • Skills OSPF,EIGRP,BGP,IS-IS,STP,VTP,HSRP,VRRP,Network Design,DMVPN,LAN,WAN,VPN,QoS,DNS,DHCP,IPv4,IPv6,MPLS,VPLS I am looking for a job to apply my experience and knowledge.

$22.22 /hr
37 hours

Jeffry M.

Jeffry M.

Vmware,Citrix,Microsoft - System Engineer

Singapore - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

Many organizations are already enjoying the significant benefits of cloud computing, the deployment of virtualized servers, the convergence of storage, and the rapid adoption of consumer devices are challenging today's enterprise IT teams. My objective is to enables businesses to collapse their wired and wireless edge, distribution and core networks, and their data center into one centrally-managed fabric for increased network visibility and better business performance.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
2,998 hours

Jesus Filio

Jesus Filio

Malware Removal Expert - Former Black Ops Agent in GeekSquad

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

In 14 years of experience, I have developed my troubleshooting, installation & maintenance skills in both windows desktop and server via local or remote access including the new technology of Intel which is the Intel vPro. I possess a unique talent for delivering highly complex technical information into terms and concepts that the end users can readily grasp. Furthermore, I am multi-task oriented, enjoy a challenge, and continually stay abreast of the latest advancements in the IT field.

$8.89 /hr
979 hours

Samer Saad

Samer Saad

Windows Server Administrator , Web Hosting , Parallels plesk

Egypt - Tests: 9

Over the last 12 years, i have been CEO (admin) for 2 web hosting companies , I am responsible for over 100 Windows (2003 , 2008 & 2012) servers as windows administrator , managing (IIS 6 , 7.5 & 8) , i have good experience with WHM , Cpanel for Centos (5,6) & Parallels Plesk automation, i am looking for Windows servers administration jobs , seeking opportunities to manage web hosting business for both linux & windows servers running Cpanel & Parallels . Windows Server 2012 Administration Certified Field of experience : Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2 & 2012 Web Servers: IIS Web server 6/7/8 Networking: TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, SMTP, FTP , DHCP, SSL, HTTP, HTTPS. DNS Services VMware Virtualization Active Directory, user and computer management Active Directory setup and maintenance Database: SQL 2005/2008/2012 . Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) NTFS File and Share permissions Windows Server Migrations Windows Server security Software Install Configuration: VB.NET, .NET 3.5 & 4.5 , SQL Server, Outlook Express .

$16.00 /hr
1,164 hours

Ryan V.

Ryan V.

Expert in Citrix, VMware, Networking, and Windows Server

United States - Tests: 1

Expert in Citrix, Virtualization technologies, Networking, and Windows Servers. Work as a Citrix Support Engineer. With over 15 years combined I.T. experience. I choose to offer my freelance services to help others with the knowledge I have obtained throughout the years. I offer my expertise at a much more affordable price then large corporations. My work is Guaranteed. Certifications: Citrix Certified Professional Cisco CCNP Citrix XenApp/Desktop/Xenserver CompTIA Network+/Security+ Currently support a Citrix environment of 2,000 XenDesktop and XenApp users as a full time position.

$44.44 /hr
0 hours

Manish S.

Subject Matter Expert in Microsoft Technology (Implementation Expert)

India - Portfolio: 1

Technically sophisticated & result driven professional with ITIL 2011, MCSA, RHCE & CCNA with nearly 6 years of experience in Networking and System Administration/ Support. Along with qualifications in M. Sc in Computer Science Technology & Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application.  Insightful experience in implementation, operations and support functions of mission- critical business solutions using IT as a tool.  Well developed skills in providing technical solutions based on various Operating Systems, Applications Concepts & Servers, cutting across a broad range of Networking/System Technologies.  Demonstrated strengths in maintaining the entire IT Infrastructure at client site covering all issues related to SW/HW & Networking. Exposure to administration across multiple locations.  Competent in planning, implementation, configuration and maintenance including troubleshooting. Recognized as an important resource in a team.  Acknowledged performer with high analytical, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills, enriched with logical reasoning.  An effective communicator with strong team management, leadership, analytical and coordination abilities Systematic and organized with quick adaptability to changing trends and processes. Proficient in English & Hindi. System/Networking Projects o Leading the team of technical professionals during the development stages. o Managing IP allocation and ensuring minimal downtime of machines. o Installing and configuring the hardware/ software/ mail servers, ensuring optimal performance. Technical Support/ Troubleshooting o Conducting periodic reviews with the customer and analyzing calls and their trends to take proactive measures to reduce knowledge-based calls. o Suggesting improvements in the operations and processes to make the system foolproof. Technical Skill Set Operating Systems: o 06 years Windows Servers (2008, 2003,2000) o 05 years Linux (SuSE, Redhat, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu) o 04 years MacOS X (Desktop) o 02 Years Fortigate Product Support i.e. 60C, 80C, 200D Microsoft Network o Knowledge of Implementation of AD, Domain Controller, MS Exchange Server, MOSS. o Implementation and performance tuning of Windows 2003 Server environment for client’s operations. o ADS like “creating child domain, OU’s, replication, creating and maintaining user accounts”. o Managed systems configuration and maintenance, problem troubleshooting, system and program security. o Managed Applications and program management, planning and directing upgrades, and testing operations to ensure optimum system functionality. System/Networking: o Complete understanding of TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP. o Network troubleshooting, LAN IP Accounting & Various Server configurations o Physical network maintenance and upgrades & Basic switch and router maintenance o FortiGate Firewall working Experience, i.e. 60C, 80C, 200D. o DHCP , SNMP , Load Balancing , MRTG, IPTraf, TCPDUMP etc. Security: o Advanced knowledge of Linux security o Secure internet services, with squid Proxy and Iptables firewall. o Security Policy Designing, Implementation o Firewalls (Iptables, Netgear, IP Filter, Fortinet) o LAN/WAN security, Network/Host Security Auditing, Vulnerability Scanning (Nessus). Software: o Apache HTTP/HTTPS servers (versions 1.3.x/2.0). o DNS (BIND 4/8/9) POP, IMAP, IMAPS. o Mail Services (Postfix, QMail, Zimbra, Postfix, MS Exchange 2007&2010) o Antivirus Packages (Symantec Endpoint Protection, Trend Micro PC-cillin ) o X Window System (configuring servers, desktops, application servers, XDM) o Packages & Tools (SCSM 2012, MIIS, MOSS, Sugar CRM, Vtiger CRM, JIRA, Joomla) Database Administration: o MySQL, MSSql (Installation, Configuration, Backup schedule, ) Programming/Scripting: o Intermediate level, mostly systems automation and maintenance tasks. o Batch & Shell scripting. Hardware: o Met with Vendors to provide new technology (Software, Hardware, Tools, and Device) to enhance the Windows network architecture o All forms of x86 hardware (from laptops to quad Xeon CPU servers) o Cisco routers/switches/terminal servers o Lots of co-location facility experience, large server installations, racking, power management, etc

$8.89 /hr
0 hours

Usman Abrar

System Administrator

Pakistan - Tests: 1

Configure Web host automation software Helm and Cpanel on linux and Windows platform for ease of hosting environment using IceWarp Merak , IIS, MsSQL, MySQL, FTP, AwStats, ,MDaemon), DNS Server. Linux Expert. VM-Ware ESX Expert. Mail Server Postfix, exim qmail LAN / WAN technologies and their implementation in complex connectivity scenarios

$5.11 /hr
0 hours