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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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Thomas Berger

Thomas Berger

Consultant - Specialist for Atlassian Confluence/JIRA implementations

New Zealand - Tests: 1

5+ years of experience in installation, setup, maintenance and administration of Atlassian Confluence, Crowd and JIRA. Extending functionality of Confluence with third-party add-ons and macros (Apache Velocity, JS, HTML, CSS) created to cater for your business needs. Provisioning and administration of cloud based infrastructure in Amazon Web Services, management of GIT code repositories on premise or in the cloud. I can create a proof of concept including designing and specifying the system functionality. My background is in the IT service industry, which I understand very well. I am highly experienced in the Atlassian Confluence team collaboration framework and have leveraged this experience to maximise the use of Confluence as a key part of any solution. I'm familiar with utilising Apache virtual hosting and proxy to e.g. terminate SSL traffic for Confluence on Windows server of Linux.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours


JOBIN JOHNY Agency Contractor

Senior System and Network Administrator

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Am a senior system and Network expert, running a 24 X 7 Tech support company. We provide All Remote IT Support services, Server monitoring, Network monitoring, Helpdesk services, Desktop support to clients across US, Canada, UK, Australia and United Arab Emirates We have experience in with RMM and Ticketing Tools such as Labtech, N-able, GFI, Nagios, Zabbix, ConnectWise and AutoTask We also do Windows server configurations, Exchange server management and migration, Active Directory setup and migrations, RDS , Virus cleanup, and everything related to an IT Infrastructure.

Associated with: Eyne Tech Services

94% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
134 hours

Jamie B.

Jamie B.

Microsoft Technology Expert/CCNA

United States - Tests: 3

Talented IT professional with 14 years of experience in a wide variety of technologies. I started out in desktop support, worked my way up to global server support, including virtualization technologies, and have spent the last 3-4 years developing my Cisco networking skill set. I am currently a CCNA on track to get my CCNP. I am very proud of how diverse and broad my IT experience has become. I am well-versed in Azure, VMware, Hyper-V, all Windows Server OS including 2012, All Windows desktop OS including 8.1, site-to-site and remote VPNs (various vendors), Active Directory, SCCM, SCOM, and most of the popular versions of Linux. I am very skilled at designing, monitoring and supporting large server and network environments. I am looking for an opportunity to earn extra work doing the things that I love to do most in IT.

$30.00 /hr
299 hours

Jose Arteaga

Jose Arteaga

Cisco Telecommunications Engineer - Powering productivity through Comm

Venezuela - Tests: 6

Who I am... Network Engineer with 5+ years of experience working with a variety of technologies from different vendor like Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, Watchguard, Barracuda, etc. I had designed and implemented networks from scratch starting on the infrastructure (Routing and Switching), Security and finally the Applications (Unified Communications and Collaboration). My Mission... I specialized on designing and implementing network solutions for small, medium and large businesses in many different vertical markets like the oil and gas industry, banking, food and beverages industry and others. I had achieved customer satisfaction 100% of the time and exceeded their expectations while staying on-budget, meeting deadlines and finding new business opportunities inside the company and the customers. Always looking for the biggest challenges that help me excel myself not only in the networking field, but also in the business management side of the company making myself an integral and interdisciplinary engineer capable of achieving the impossible.

93% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
257 hours

Dmitry Gorlov

Dmitry Gorlov

Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

Russia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

Under construction... I start my IT career since 1992 using FoxBase by IBM-compatible 286AT computer. Today my phone have more powerfull CPU :-) In Linux from 1997, begun from Redhat 6.0 In Oracle from 2003, begun from 8.1.7 10g OCP Certified in 2007. Microsoft MCP in 2007.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
445 hours

Denis Ilijevic


Croatia - Tests: 7

I'm interested in new technologies, computer networks, computer security, operating systems and project management. For the last year I have been working with Microsoft and Oracle databases. Beside their procedural languages I learned how to use XQuery and XPath for querying XML documents in both databases. I have experience with BIND DNS and ISC DHCP and network administration, computer security and with Unix/Linux/Window operating systems.. Before accepting any job I will do a detail interview because that's the best way to find out if I can do a job. I guarantee for my work, before any payment I like to show what I did and answer any question you ask me. If my client isn't satisfied with with my work than I won't ask for any money but I will ask where I did wrong. My moto: satisfied client = happy client

$5.00 /hr
152 hours

Hans W.

Hans W.

Senior System Engineer

United States - Tests: 2

Accomplished System Administrator with 16 years of experience in research and instructional computing support. Comprehensive experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris. Specialties * Enterprise System Administration * Storage Management * Network Engineering * Datacenter Operations

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
679 hours

Jodel Delgado

Jodel Delgado

Support Engineer

Philippines - Tests: 5

With over 13 years of experience in the IT industry. I have a strong background in hardware and software troubleshooting. I have an extensive knowledge on system administration, network administration, server/software deployment, virtualization (Vmware,ESX, Virtual box), Microsoft Sharepoint administration / Office 365, virus/spyware removal and firewall and antivirus security. Experienced in networking: T1, DSL, Cable (Cisco, ADIT, Adtran, Netopia T1 Router, Netgear products, etc...). Knowledgeable in Wordpress, HTML, XUL Fireworks, batch filing, VBS scripting, Flash and Dreamweaver.

$5.56 /hr
403 hours

Bhushan Katariya

Bhushan Katariya

Microsoft Windows and Exchange Analyst

India - Tests: 3

A Highly motivated and result-oriented individual with over 10 years of experience in a professional environment having a great work culture and meticulous attention to detail with emphasis to customer satisfaction. Ability to achieve set targets and goals in a timely manner. Microsoft Certified System Engineer in Windows Server 2003 with Exchange and Technology Specialist in Windows Server 2008. Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, upgrading, migrating and maintaining systems running Microsoft Exchange Server suite (2003 to 2013). Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, upgrading, migrating and maintaining systems running Microsoft Active Directory Services(2003, 2008). Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, and maintaining systems running Microsoft Cluster Services. Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, upgrading, migrating and maintaining systems running Microsoft SharePoint Services(MOSS 2007). Troubleshooting Windows Server related issues(AD, DFS, IIS, DHCP, DNS, and WSUS) Projects, Installations, Configurations and Migrations etc. Configuring and troubleshooting on Mailbox, CAS, and Hub and Edge server roles installations. Configuring High availability solutions like Local Continuous Replication/Cluster Continuous Replication/Standby Continuous Replication technologies. Troubleshooting on Mailbox Migration, Public Folder replication, Database Inconsistency, Exchange services, Offline Address Book, Recovery Storage Groups. Implementing Disaster Recovery in exchange servers for recovering exchange information. Configuration and Troubleshooting External Mail flow (Inbound/Outbound), Mail flow between servers, Spam issues, Edge Synchronization. Configuring Anti spam/Transport agents, Application Relay, SMTP/Transport service problems. Analyzing and evaluating issues using various tools and utilities like EXBPA, EXTRA, ExMon, PFDAVAdmin, Exmerge, DCDIAG, NetDiag, NLtest, telnet, Replmon, AD modify, ADMT, MFCMAPI, etc. Installation, Configuration & Monitoring of Trend Micro Internet Messaging Security Suits & Symantec Endpoint Security. Basic Hygiene & Server hardening of all Windows OS, Linux OS & Subsystems likes IIS, ADS, and SQL Server etc. Security Health Check of all Windows & Linux OS. Ensure documentation of all activities & procedures adhering to organization standards.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
366 hours

Omar Valadez

Omar Valadez

Software Architect

Mexico - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

13 years of professional experience in the full life cycle of software development projects for financial, insurance, and government companies. Client-server core banking, Insurance systems experience, CRM systems. Software Architect and Project manager in Java and Microsoft Development Tools, including desktop and web apps. I also have some experience in the following areas: - OOP, Web Services. - Microsoft .Net Frameworks ASP .Net,VB .Net, C#, MVC, WCF, WPF. - Java - PHP and MySQL. - Databases Administration in : MySql 5, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 and SyBase 11, Oracle 11. - Window Server Administrator 2003,2008 VPN, IIS,Active Directory, - Exchange Server. - Linux Server Administrator for services :FTP,DNS, OpenVPN, Samba,Firewall in distributions : Mandriva, OpenSUSE, Fedora. - Automatic testing with Smartbear TestComplete automation software. - jQuery and Prototype Javascript - VPS, shared hosting, DNS configuration, Cloud computing.

$22.22 /hr
6,568 hours