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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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Windows Administration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.77.

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  1. Sergey Kogut

    Sergey Kogut

    Sr Windows and Linux Systems Admininstrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    Hello, I'm a System Administrator with 11+ years experience. I have worked earlier with hosting companies like hostpro.ua, 1gb.ua, hostclear.com, justhost.com and SingleHop.com. I've great experience with WordPress, cPanel/WHM, Plesk and server configuration (Bind, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, FTP and etc) + Virtualization OpenVZ Also I know CentOS and Ubuntu rather good (installation and configuration of software like ffmpeg, 3dproxy, Maldet, OpenVPN, Bugzilla and etc) Also I've a good experience with Nginx + PHP-FPM + Nginx Cache + Varnish Cache Currently I work remotely as a system/server administrator at RipaMedia Inc. I love my job and also I like to help people like you :)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $22.22 /hr
    135 hours
    4.90
  2. JOBIN JOHNY

    JOBIN JOHNY

    Senior IT Specialist

    India - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Am a Senior IT specialist with more than 8 years experience in the IT Support & Service Industry focusing on Server and Network Administration that includes projects and supports on Exchange, Active Directory, Terminal, RDS, Vmware, Hyper-V, DNS, DHCP, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2012. Am playing as key role in my own new venture , Eyne Tech services , a IT Service and support comply in its incubation stage. Eyne-Tech services is a technical support company that is built upon the keel of a dedicated crew. We specialize in providing Outsourced Remote IT support, providing powerful backend solutions for applications, portals and websites, server management, network management IT infrastructure project as well as migrations tasks.

    $18.00 /hr
    79 hours
    4.98
  3. Valery K.

    Valery K.

    Migration expert\Linux System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Hello. I'm self-motivated Linux system administrator with 7 years experience. I have great experience in: - Infrastructure Management/creation. - Network Infrastructure (Cisco) - Storage managment and data replication - Linux/UNIX maintaince/troubleshooting: Debian, Centos, Gentoo, Ubuntu, RHEL, CoreOS, LFS, freebsd/openbsd, osx servers, openwrt/dd-wrt routers and so on. - Web Servers: Nginx, Apache, Unicorn - IP Telephony services: Asterix, freeswitch, *pbx. - Linux serverside: iptables, rsync, named, OpenVPN and most of common and uncommon tools. - Monitoring: Zabbix, Nagios/Icinga, Munin, Cacti, Monit - Hosting providers and cloud providers: AWS, Digital Ocean, onapp and etc. - DB: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB - Backup/Migration/Server replication/ - Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot, Courier - Hosting panels : plesk, whm\cpanel, ISP , DirectAdmin - Virtualization: Xen(solusVM) , KVM, OpenVZ + ovz panel, Proxmox, Vagrant, Docker. - Automation: Server jobs automation, bash scripting, docker + vagrant automation. - CMS Service and debugging (NOT Develop) : Wordpress, drupal, magento. - Ruby/ node.js/ python APPS -Windows services: Windows Server Infrastructure, administration, backuping and all around services.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,024 hours
    4.77
  4. Asif Gohar

    Asif Gohar

    System, Network, Active Directory, Exchange, Backupexec, System Center

    Bahrain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Knowledgeable and skilled IT professional with encompassing work experience spanning more than 8 years in systems administration with compliance as per industry standards. Possess excellent interpersonal skills to liaise amicably with diverse groups of people, different departments, vendors and agencies. With extensive exposure to different cultures and work environments and has worked effectively with multinational individuals and professionals from all organizational levels. Certifications: MCITP (Server 2008, Exchange 2010, Lync 2010) Expertise: Exchange 2007/2010, Active Directory 2003/2008, SCCM, SCOM, DPM, SCVMM, BackupExec,Enterprise Vault, WSUS, Lync, Server 2003/2008, ADRMS, SQL Server, SAN/NAS.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $20.00 /hr
    270 hours
    4.95
  5. Christopher Brower

    Christopher Brower

    Senior Network Architect

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 2

    • Active Directory Implementation and Administration • Application and OS Automated Deployment • Database Administrator – Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 • Desktop Engineer – Automation of OS And Application Deployment • Help Desk Support • Group Policy and User Policy Administration • IIS Administration 5, 6, & 7 • Phone Engineer – Designed and Implemented 80 Phone VOIP PBX System • Physical and Logics Network Infrastructure Design • Physical Security Design and Implementation – IP Camera and IP Access Control • Network Security Design and Implementation • Messaging Administrator – Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 • Technical Documentation and Training • Vendor Relations & Purchasing • Virtualization Engineer – Microsoft Virtual Server and VMware ESX Server • Web Services Administrator • Wireless Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation • Adware / Malware / Spyware / Virus Removal • Architect Solutions for Customer’s Needs • Digital Achieving and Electronic Records Management • Disaster Recovery • Email Administration • Hardware Diagnostic and Repairs • Helpdesk Services • Network Diagnostics & Installations • Network Wiring • Server Installations and Provisioning • Server Maintenance • Software Installations • Software Patching and Upgrades • Phone System Installation and Support • Physical Network Repairs

    $66.67 /hr
    105 hours
    4.50
  6. Andrew S.

    Andrew S.

    US-Based Microsoft and Citrix Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - 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. Steven Stovall

    Steven Stovall

    DevOps, Cloud (AWS/Google), Security. Development: Rails/Python/PHP

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    I enjoy solving challenging problems and utilizing technology to creatively design efficient, cost-effective solutions to meet business needs. Current Certifications: CISSP, CCNP, Net+/Sec+, MCP Cloud (AWS/Rackspace), Linux, Windows, VMware HA/vMotion/vCenter Open Source Software: Apache, nginx, Redis, elasticsearch, Zabbix, Logstash Information Security Auditing, Configuration, Policy Networking: Visio Diagrams, IPSEC/SSL VPNs, OSPF/EIGRP/BGP, Adaptive Security Appliances (ASAs), Wireless Controllers, F5 LTM, WiFi (RF Design) Information Security: Visio Diagrams (architecture), PCI DSS compliance, Splunk (syslog) Vulnerability Audit and Penetration Testing: Metasploit, Nexpose, Nessus, Vulnerability Reporting, Patch Management Development: Ruby/Rails, Git, Python, PHP, Perl, PowerShell, Bash, .NET

    $60.00 /hr
    25 hours
    5.00
  8. Vladimir Mott

    Vladimir Mott

    Microsoft Exchange, Lync, & PowerShell Expert

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    Ex-Microsoft Senior Consultant with 15 years industry experience designing, deploying, securing and managing Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and Active Directory. Deep experience with multi-site deployments, Exchange Database Availability Groups, Lync Enterprise Voice,and hybrid Microsoft Office 365 deployments with SSO. Complex migrations to/from Exchange, Lync, and Office 365 are my specialty. Very experienced with complex hybrid / coexistence scenarios that require directory synchronization, federation, and custom PowerShell scripting. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. I am based in California, USA. Technical Skills: - Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013 - Lync 2010/2013 with Enterprise Voice - PowerShell Scripting - Office 365 - Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) - Active Directory - Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R2 - Hyper-V - ADSI, LDAP, DNS, SMTP, TCP/IP

    $75.00 /hr
    520 hours
    5.00
  9. Sergey Zabolotnikov

    Sergey Zabolotnikov

    Network Administrator

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Hello! My name is Sergey Zabolotnikov. I believe my strong points are my Productivity and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. I'm honest and fair. Since 2004, I'm IT infrastructure administrator at company about 100 employees. Also from 2012 I set up and deploy web-hosting and cloud services. I have a Bachelors in Automation and Software Engineering from South Ural State University in Russia. Listed below are my experience and skills. - Network technologies: TCP/IP stack, VLAN, QoS, LLDP, STP. Network traffic routing, shaping, firewalling based on Linux and FreeBSD. - OS: Linux, Windows, FreeBSD; - LAMP stack, Parallels PLESK Panel, cPanel/WHM, PostgreSQL; - Web-hosting security problems analysis; - Zabbix monitoring system; - Zimbra, Qmail, Exim, Postfix; - Mass email sending systems, email deliverability problems. - Active Directory, Group policy, RDP services, Microsoft SQL server; - DNS, DHCP, PXE, RIS; - Shell scripting and automation on Windows and Linux platforms; - Manual and how-to's creation. Work fast, precisely and attentively. Document all changes to production system. I can create detailed manual for customers to reproduce my work for project by himself.

    $10.00 /hr
    46 hours
    5.00
  10. Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Linux Servers AWS Cloud Hosting Security CPanel Plesk VOIP PenTest

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk etc Asterisk Dialers, VOIP and Call Center Solutions Customization of Linux Kernel & Distro with Rebranding Faculty of Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Sciences. Firewalls & Gateways Linux HPC - High Preformance Clusters Remote Server Support & Troubleshooting L3/L4 Security Auditing of Servers & Websites Cloud & Virtualization Technical Writing VPN - Site-to-Site, Road-warrior Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Kayako

    $16.67 /hr
    3,595 hours
    4.85