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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. Justin McGee

    Justin McGee

    Server & Networking Specialist

    Australia - Tests: 2

    Currently employed as a Systems Administrator in a large education institution. I have worked with all types of technologies - Windows Server, *NIX, HP, Cisco, Aruba, PHP, MySQL, IIS, Apache, and similar technologies. I've also done extensive work with Office 365, Microsoft System Centre suite of applications, as well as project design, implementation and management. Happy to take on any and all projects!

    $77.78 /hr
    11 hours
    4.99
  2. Steven Stovall

    Steven Stovall

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

    United States - 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

    $67.00 /hr
    55 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. Giorgi Javakhidze

    Giorgi Javakhidze

    MCITP | Vmware | Windows - Linux Systems Administrator

    Georgia - Tests: 6

    In the last 3 years, I have administered many IT networks, managing over 1000+ users. My core competency lies in complete managing of windows - linux based networks, including Active Directory, Exchange, MS-SQL, virtual clouds, based on VMware / Hyper-V and EVA Storage Area Network. I have deep experience in the following software solutions: Basic server services ( DNS, DHCP, WSUS, Vpn, etc. ) Windows 2003/2008 Server Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory Lync Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server. Monitoring: SCOM, Nagios Web Server: IIS, Apache Mail Servers : MDaemon, Postfix. Database: MSSQL, MySQL. Proxy / firewall solutions ( Squid, TMG, ISA ) VMware vShere and vCloud: ESXi, vCenter, vCloud Director, vShield

    $15.00 /hr
    183 hours
    5.00
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Christopher Brower

    Christopher Brower

    Senior Network Architect

    United States - 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
    110 hours
    4.71
  8. 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
  9. Sonelle A.

    Sonelle A.

    Systems and Network Administrator /Technical Support

    Trinidad and Tobago - Tests: 9

    Over the last 9 years, I have installed, configured and supported applications for new offices and completed reconfigurations for existing technologies such as - Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 7, Vista and 8 - Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2 - Symantec Backup Exec - Veeam - SonicWALL email security - Websense Content Filtering - VMware ESXi, vCenter server, Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Operations Manager - Symantec Endpoint Protection - Citrix Presentation Server, XenApp, NetScaler and XenServer - Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 - Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 - ITIL Service Desk Management I also have experience with Office 365 setup and configuration I am offering my experience in server and network administration utilizing my analytical and troubleshooting skills and researching solutions to improve customers' performance and ensuring that users are satisfied.

    $16.67 /hr
    84 hours
    4.90
  10. Andrew S.

    Andrew S.

    Citrix and Microsoft Virtualization Engineer

    United States - Tests: 4

    I've been administering Microsoft-centric server and end user computing 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 five 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
    472 hours
    4.93