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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. Oleksandr B.

    Oleksandr B.

    Software Engineer (App.Virtualization and Packaging)

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

    Strong knowledge of Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012R2, Windows Desktops. Expert in designing Packaging standards based on the customer environment. Good knowledge in implementing automation using VBScripting. Expert Knowledge in Packaging Tools like Install Shield, WISE Pacakge Studio and App-V 4.6/5.0

    $11.11 /hr
    3 hours
  2. Prabhakar R.

    Microsoft Certified IT Administrator and Support Professional

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17

    MCSE - Windows 2003, MCITP - Exchange 2010 and ITSM (ITIL) certified More than 10 years experience in the IT field out of which, 5+ years experience in supporting SOHO and Enterprise customers and also 5+ years experience administering Windows and Exchange servers. My key skills are: Windows Desktop Support Windows Server 2003/2008 Administration and Support MS Exchange 2003/2007/2010 Administration and Support Symantec and Mcaffee Corporate Antivirus Administration and Support.

    $11.00 /hr
    13,104 hours
  3. Roman Surikov

    Roman Surikov Agency Contractor

    PHP/MySQL Developer / Linux/Win Administrator / Project Manager

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the last 8 years, I have developed a wide range of software. I provide full cycle of product development starting from design and completing to maintenance.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: Ronas IT Agency

    $25.00 /hr
    16,898 hours
  4. Michael tom V.

    Michael tom V.

    IT Technical Support

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago

    Technology is been a part of me and it's one of my passion. It's not just my work but also my leisure. Troubleshooting and remote assistance, chat, e-mail, and phone support is what I do. I also do system administration particularly windows operating system. With this qualities I believe I can be a good contructor in your company. I've widen my expertise through the years and I am seeking for opportunities to expand my experiences. My goal is to find a stable job online to render my services and commit myself in helping you achieve your goals with my skills. I can work with minimal supervision.

    $6.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Subhankar Dey

    Subhankar Dey

    Expert in VMware Virtualization and Networking

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

    Over 4 years I have been working with Cisco router,Switches.Worked for a reputed IT company named Unisys as a server administrator. Now working for VMware as a Level 2 technical support. Have very good knowledge in VMware Virtualization and Environment set up and troubleshooting issues as its my day in and day out job.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Rahul Revlana

    Rahul Revlana

    Windows System Administrator

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    •Microsoft: SERVER Windows 2003/ 2008/2012 Server administration, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Symantec Backup Exec •Exchange 2003/2007 /2010 / office 365 •VMware Support. • Manage infrastructure FireWall Systems •Remote server management support environment •Hands on experience on Active directory 2003/2008/2012 administration •Backup tool Symantec net backup •DHCP, DNS, RIS, VPN & ADS service configuration and management. •Able to perform system tasks such a back-up, upgrades, network troubleshooting, virus checks. •Good Networking / Internet fundamentals knowledge. •Configuration of Print devices (network and local) on desktops. •Troubleshooting and resolving operation issue of LAN, Internet access. •Knowledge of managing Mail clients like MS-Outlook. •Office Package: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook Express. •Install software as required by users. •Install all Desktop and laptop drivers. •Recover data through software. •Knowledge on Hardware Assembling and troubleshooting. •Knowledge about the latest products and configurations. •Trouble shooting skill on Windows 7/8/XP/Vista.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Mario S.

    Mario S.

    SysAdmin | IT Support

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 8

    A self motivated sysadmin with 5 years of experience.Technical knowledge & proficiency in system administration,small to medium network maintenance, hardware maintenance, operating systems(Windows/Linux), willingness to learn and effectively apply new technologies. Demonstrated problem analysis,resolution skills, ability to troubleshoot, solve problems. Skills: Operating Systems: ----Windows(XP,7,8,Server 2008/2012) ----Linux(Debian,Ubuntu,Fedora,CentOS,RHELL) GNU/Linux: ----RAID,LVM,fstab,permissions.managing accounts,startup process and related services,troubleshooting filesystem,Monitor network performance,produce and deliver reports on system use,route IP traffic,troubleshoot network issues,configure the firewall with iptables,ssh,nfs,apache,squid proxy, encrypted and network file systems on demand,increment backups,shell scripting,manipulating with files and file content from command line. Windows Server: ----Installing and configuring Windows Servers 2008/2012,Server Core,Active Directory,GPO,WindowsFirewall,IPv4,DHCP,DNS,PowerShell,SMB. Virtualization: ----Hyper-V 3.0,Wmware Workstation 10,VirtualBox,KVM,Docker,Boxes Networking: ----Good understanding of OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol suite, IP addressing and subnetting, Routing concepts Port Forwarding,DMZ,DDNS Ethical hacking: ----Web application penetration testing based on OWASP TOP 10,network penetration testing,information gathering,password cracking,wireless hacking,sniffing\spoofing,phishing. Hardening servers, fail2ban, mod_security, mod_evasive,aide,iptables,monitoring with nagios and cacti.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Douglas Cordeiro

    Douglas Cordeiro

    IT Professional experience with Microsoft and Cisco

    Brazil - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    Over the last 6 years, I have worked with level 2 support for companies of Brazil on the Microsoft platform, with technical support, troubleshooting and deployment of new servers. I am willing to assist you or your company in new directions for success in technology. I also have some experience in the following areas: Cisco Switching and Routing, LoadBalance, Firewall Appliances, Linux configuring and installation, Broadband Routers and Monitoring Environment NAGIOS, CA SPECTRUM, ZABBIX.

    $22.22 /hr
    3 hours


    Linux System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 4

    System administrator with more then 3 years experience managing servers, networks, hardware. Has a experience at: OS: Linux(Debian based, RedHat based distro), Windows (2003 R2 and later), FreeBSD (low exp); Web server configure (Apache, Nginx, MultiPHP versions(based on suphp)); Database tuning (MySQL\MariaDB, PostgreSQL); File Share (Samba, proftpd, NFS, iSCSI); MTA (Exim, (Postfix - low exp)); Mail Server (dovecot); Mail software(Zimbra); Monitoring (Nagios, Check_MK, Cacti, ..); VoIP (knowledge in Asterisk 1.6); Virtualization (XENserver, VMware ESXi); Web hosting control panel(Cpanel, ISPconfig, ISPmanager 4/5, VestaCP, Zpanel, Ajenti ); Scripting( bash, (python - knowledge only, perl - low exp)); other (Squid, bind, iptables, GlusterFS); Windows (AD, WDS, VPN)

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours