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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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Waldir M. Agency Contractor


Colombia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

Summary CCIE RS, Security #45618 CCVP CCSP CCNP MCSA +Messaging JNCIS-ENT JNCIS-SEC JNCIP-ENT JNCIP-SP Vmware VCP4 Specialties Network Infrastructure (Routing & Switching), Security, MPLS, Unified Communications (Voice), Wireless, Network Design.

Associated with: DIVIX S.A.S.

$50.00 /hr
17 hours

Surendra P.

Surendra P. Agency Contractor

System Administrator (Windows & Linux Servers)

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

Hello! Thank you for viewing my profile :) Having 4.7 year experience as a system administrator. Having Experience over windows and linux based servers & services. Global Certification in RHCE,RHCSA,MCP,CLOUDU and CCNS-PT. Awarded as employee of the quarter. Server Services: 1.Server installation & configuration (windows and linux) as per requirement. Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of server application and their services. ​​Webserver: IIS ,apache,nginx ,jboss​ and tomcat installation & configuration and some other as per requirement. ​​Database: MSSQL, MYSQL, oracle and monogo DB installation & configuration and some other as per requirement. ​​Virtualization server: Vmware esxi and citrix xen server. ​​Backup server (windows and linux): Symantec backup exec, iperius backup, idera, backup scripts ,rsync etc. ​​Mail server & services: google apps, i-redmail and vmware zimbra and mass mailing solutions. ​​FTP server: filezilla, vsftpd. ​​Centralized management: Active directory, LDAP. ​​Synchronization server: own cloud. ​​Monitoring: opsview, relic application, nagios and some other. ​​Cloud server and services: (AWS ,rackspace ,digitalocean,linode and Azure ) other c-panel. ​​Version control server: SVN , GIT and TFS. ​​Chat and Voice calling: open fire and bigbluebutton. ​​Other: NFS, samba, file server and third party applications ​Project Tracking : Bugzilla, atlassin jira and some other as per requirement.​ Server Security : Fail2ban and via other tools and utility. Network Services: 1.Open source firewall installation & configuration. 2.Setup Network and network devices as per need. 3.Provide network security through special tools. 4.Monitoring Solution for system,network and servers.

Associated with: Binboro

46% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
23 hours

Muhammad Usman

Muhammad Usman

Data Entery Expert, Web Re-Searcher, HTML, J/Query

Pakistan - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

My aim is to enhance my knowledge and utilize my skills on Odesk. I want to gain more opportunities and give quality services to my employers. I am very much interested in Web research and data entry.

$3.00 /hr
589 hours

Glenn Prince

Glenn Prince

Senior IT Professional

Australia - Tests: 10

I have had a wide variety of experience across multiple area's of IT, including infrastructure, development and design. Currently I am providing web and desktop application development services for a number of companies across various industries. I prefer working with Microsoft stack on Azure including ASP.Net, MVC, C#, SQL Server etc. Why choose me ?: -I make sure every hour billed is productive -I communicate clearly and never disappear without notifying you in advance -I reside in Australia and English is my primary language -I have over 15 years of full-time experience working on-site and remotely for a variety of companies I have had experience with a number of other technology areas: - Identity and Access Management (Forefront Identity Manager / OpenAM) - Virtualisation (VMWare and Citrix) - Windows Servers (Application, Domain, IIS, MS SQL) - Unified Communications (Lync) - Electronic Document and Records Systems (HP Trim, OpenText ECM Suite, Xerox DocuShare) - C# / ASP.NET / MVC Development

$35.00 /hr
1 hours

CipherSense Information Technology

CipherSense Information Technology

Information Tech made easy!

United States - Tests: 1

How many of you have ever experienced a time in which your IT needs drove you up the wall? Nothing seemed to work exactly the way the documentation stated. Well CipherSense is here to help with that. We have years of experience in the industry that we've grown to love and we both value and love what we do. If you have an issue let us know and will figure out a way to help.

$30.00 /hr
47 hours

Georgi Kostadinov

Georgi Kostadinov

Software Analyst, QA Tester, SQL Analyst

Bulgaria - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

Are you looking for great quality results within requested timelines? Hello, I am software analyst with very deep knowledge and understanding in WEB and PC software development,testing and delivery. I can provide the following services: - Software and Web testing. - PL/SQL querying and related DB analysis. - Data analysis and processing. Preparing reports. - Support Windows platforms issues such as Windows and IIS Services, Networking, Browsers and Emails - MS Office application support and data processing. - Web application administration and content management(CMS). - Web research - Data entry and many more IT related services Based on my experience, I believe I've developed very strong analytical and problem solving skills in addition with ability to work under pressure, driving for great results attitude and innovative and creative thinking. Committed team player. I am strong believer in delivering great value to clients by providing highest quality of services in requested timelines.Needless to say that any information shared with me is strictly confidential and I am very committed on this.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Sebastian Monoranu

Sebastian Monoranu

Systems/Network Engineer

Romania - Tests: 7

Mr. Monoranu is a systems engineer, specializing in on-demand software and cloud computing solutions. He also has proven experience in the development and maintenance of GIS and business intelligence software solutions. He currently holds the position of System Engineer at Devfactory, providing technical know-how and maintenance for a number of different SaaS applications and cloud environments. He has held this position since graduating with an engineering degree in Computer Science.

$30.00 /hr
9,422 hours

Konstantin M.

Konstantin M.

Linux and Windows sysadmin

United States - Tests: 3

Need a reliable, professional and responsible sysadmin? You are looking at the right profile! About me: - 6 years of system administration (both Linux and Windows servers) experience - Effective team player as well as independent problem-solver - Committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct Skills: - Web-servers: Apache, nginx - Databases and DBMS: MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL - Operating systems (server): --- Linux: Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, openSUSE --- Windows: Windows Server 200(3|8|12) --- OS X: OS X Server - Email: Postfix, Dovecot, Exim, Amavis (SPF and DKIM), postgrey - Virtualization and containerization: xen, docker, Vagrant - Configuration management: ansible - Backup software: Bacula, custom scripts, rsync, Acronis products - Version Control and collaboration: Git, github, bitbucket - Monitoring: Nagios, Icinga - Programming and scripting: shell, Python, C Principles: - "I will not sign up for a project that I am not comfortable with" Meaning: I am not here to take your money no matter what - my only goal is to add value to what you already have and what you plan to achieve. - "Plan, develop, deploy, maintain, continuously improve" Meaning: My project management principles are very simple: each stage of the project matters. What's more, every detail adds up to that project's final look and feel. - "Transparency is the key" Meaning: I believe in open and honest working relationships. Open communication, personal integrity and trust are the key driving factors in relationships between people. And, of course, recommendations are available upon request!

$30.00 /hr
135 hours

Lex Clay

Lex Clay

Experienced IT Professional

United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I have been working in various IT departments over the last 17 years. I'm originally from the UK, now living in the USA. I am able to work within Pacific, Eastern & GMT business hours. Most of my career has been working for international investment banks. I started in 3rd line support before creating & heading up a team responsible for rapid deployment strategy management. The process we designed was taken as the sole methodology for the bank's work area recovery & replaced the production build processes. More recently, I worked in Business Continuity Management & Disaster recovery for a large Spanish bank where I was solely responsible for the design, implementation & support for their emergency relocation planning. This involved performing all levels of technical support to the business users & managing the expectations of their Executive Directors, as well as designing, testing & developing an automated environment would meet all of their critical process needs. I am able to write code in VBA, VBS and create applications in, including GUI front ends for an SQL backend and/or Active Directory interaction.

$27.78 /hr
1,590 hours

Gabriel N.

Gabriel N.

PHP developer ready to serve you.

Romania - Portfolio: 2

I am a web developer with over 3 years of experience working in a large IT company and part-time worked mostly with a friend who is a senior on freelancer and elance. I have experience with web based scripts, web sites and web applications. I work from pleasure, I like what I do and that is my main advantage. I am a fast learner and am eager to learn new things, so this is a motivational source for me.

$13.00 /hr
63 hours