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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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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
1,172 hours

Ariane Schirmer

Ariane Schirmer

Highly creative, analytical, and detail oriented.

United States - Portfolio: 6

I am a self-motivated and driven professional with a passion for writing, research and technology. I possess a Bachelor of Arts in English and have professional experience working in IT business management. My portfolio encompasses business presentations, research projects, academic essays, creative writing, and professional development. I have a deep passion for learning and creativity making me open to many topics and projects. Hopefully my background, skills, and detail-oriented approach can be of assistance to you.

$40.00 /hr
0 hours

Mahesh Kumar N

Mahesh Kumar N

Web Designer, WordPress Developer, SEO, Linux Server Admin

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Hi this is Mahesh from India. I'm a Web Designer, SEO, WordPress Developer and Linux Administrator. I creating developing environment for developer by install and Configuration of Apache, PHP and MySQL in Windows and Linux platforms since 5 years and also Bitnami, xampp, wamp. Final developed websites update or move to Live Web servers like Own host, Godaddy, hostgrator, zetlive, host monster and so on. I'm work with Photoshop, HTML5, CSS3 and Bootstrap for design & develop websites and WordPress for Web develop and also doing onsite Google friendly SEO for every website which I Design and Develop. SKILLS: * HTML5 * CSS3 * Bootstrap * WordPress * Woocommerce * Linux * SEO * social media promote * WordPress SEO Other Works: * Domain Registration (eg. * Web Hosting (own host, godaddy, hostgator, bluehost, dreamhost, hostmonster etc.,) * Email setup for company (ex. * Google Adsense setup * Google Adword setup * Web research and data entry * Setup WordPress themes, plugins * Setup store websites with WordPress + woocommerce * Setup Web Server in Windows and Linux Platforms * MYSQL administration with phpmyadmin Linux and Windows Admin Works: * Desktop Troubleshooting. * Install and configure softwares like MS Office,, Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird. * Install and configure Security softwares like Anti-virus, Anti-malware, Anti-spyware, Rootkit removal scan and so on. * Email settings configuration like POP, SMTP and IMAP in all Outlook Versions, Mozilla Thunderbird, Evolution and more. * IP address configure. * Setup Network. For hiring me please feel free to chat on IM, Email and Skype. I'm happy to setup time to discuss and share thinks Regards, Mahesh Kumar N, India. SKYPE: maheshkumar_nu

$5.00 /hr
0 hours

Alexandru V.

Alexandru V.

Senior Linux Administrator

Romania - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

* Fully manage the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux servers * Install and configure Web Servers and MySQL * Install and configure customer scripts and programs * Monitor performance to identify and resolve issues using a suite of systems and tools. * Troubleshoot and resolve network, system, hardware and software problems. * Achieve quick fixes and / or long-term solutions as needed. * Maintain 100% customer satisfaction through all available means.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
126 hours

Fernando Burgoa Huayhuata

Fernando Burgoa Huayhuata Agency Contractor

Test to assure it works, QA to be the best of the best.

Bolivia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I am perfectionist to the limit, I like to test things and to push until it is pixel perfect, when I have to describe a functionality problem I give as much detail as I can so the repair is done in the smallest period of time. I am organized and structured, I am a professional that get the things done. When I work in a team I like to be the one that helps to get things better, not only the one that finds errors, there is a huge difference there, and I be leave that the team work is the soul of a development team.

Associated with: Globalnexo

100% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
5,239 hours

Manish Salaria

Manish Salaria Agency Contractor

Linux Admin, Amazon EC2, Puppet, Virtualization, Expert Windows Server

India - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 2

My objective is to provide quality services to oDesk buyers at an affordable price and to work on large and complex networks. I posses sound familiarity with Amazon Cloud Computing /EC2 Windows2003/2008 and various LINUX distribution like Red Hat, CENT OS, DEBIAN, UBUNTU at the user level, including user and application installation. _**Certifications:**_ - Red Hat Certified Engineer - CCNA - CCNP - MCP _**Major areas of expertise:**_** ** - LAMP / WAMP / XAMP - Linux System Administration skills (RedHat and Suse) Windows Server System Administration. - Active Directory - Cisco Switching and Routing - Virtualization - TCP/IP - VmWare - DNS, DHCP, Wins - Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 Server - Print Server - File Server - WSUS - Network and Servers documentation - LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration

Groups: Red Hat Certified

Associated with: OSVIN Web Solutions

100% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
703 hours

Shaukat N. Agency Contractor

Odesk ❶ Consultant | Network/System Admin | Database | Cloud Computing

Pakistan - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

To start with, my background, qualifications and work experience in networking, systems engineering and security appear to be well suited to your specific requirements. I hold a Masters Degree in computing with specialization in Network Security and Databases along with that I hold certifications ranging from "MCSE-MCITP" to "RHEL" and from "CCNA" to "Juniper". I am confident that I can make a significant contribution to your company, specifically by providing excellent technical services and support to your company and clients. My achievements range from setting up and installing top-notch network solutions for various companies as a consultant to providing support for WINDOWS, UNIX based hardware/ software solutions. Further my background includes over 5+ years of Systems and Network Administration activities across a number of Offline and Online Projects along with reputed organizations. I have had extensive VMware and VCenter administration experience migrating virtual machines using both Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual to Virtual (V2) strategies. This included a project team that covered over 250 migrations over an 18 month period. I have also supported and managed a large high availability Citrix environment and a high availability Microsoft SQL server 2008 cluster. In previous positions I had significant exposure to Microsoft Active Directory and LDAP environments as well as some virtualization experience using VMware and Cisco hardware along with Linux Upfront. The Cisco virtualization included administration of the Nexus 1000V virtual switches.

Associated with: Destra Soft, CyberPak Technologies

98% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
4,236 hours

Justin Innerarity

Justin Innerarity Agency Contractor

Salesforce Administrator/IT Support

United Kingdom - Tests: 4

To offer professional IT Support and Administration skills. Several years of applications support experience, supporting back-end infrastructure, training end users, and writing user guides. Currently working as a Salesforce Administrator supporting 600 end users, actively involved in several on going development projects, including end user training and adoption.


Associated with: Abba Team

$27.78 /hr
257 hours