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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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Manpreet Narang

Linux and Windows System Administartor

India - Tests: 4

MCA qualified Computer Professional associated with IT field for around 9 Years, with a Technical Edge of being a MCSE, CCNA and RHCT certified, having 8+ years of experience on server level. I have over 8 years of experience in server administration and web site hosting. I have worked as the web support team lead with a web hosting and web development company for 8 years, thus got the chance to work on different kind of platforms. I have hands-on experience in Different OS platforms like Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Redhat etc. I have worked on various application servers like IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory Server, CRM Server, Sharepoint Server, DNS, Mail Enable, Smartermail, Icewarp merak, Apache, Mysql, Sendmail, Postfix, Bind, LAMP etc. I have worked on various Website hosting control panels including Cpanel, WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, zpanel and other web hosting companies panels. I have worked with all major hosting provider around like Godaddy, Rackspace, Hostgator, Linode, Amazon AWS, Bluehost, IXwebhosting, Mediatemple, Lunarpages, Softlayer, Heroku, 1&1, Bigrock, hostmonster etc. I also provide support and management for the Amazon Web Services environment. I have experience in setting up and managing simple and complex environment using AWS services including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SES, Elastic load balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon Cloudwatch etc. I can help you manage your AWS infrastructure and optimizing your running costs.

$15.00 /hr
56 hours

Aleksey Zhekov

Aleksey Zhekov

Windows Administration Team Leader

Ukraine - Tests: 2

- Architecture planning, project implementations, support, Azure Active Directory Connect, O365, SSO; - Architecture planning, project implementations, support, Exchange 2013 Hybrid deployments; - Architecture planning, project implementations, support, migrations Exchange, Lync/S4B, AD, and O365; -Administration, support and optimization IT infrastructure based on Windows Server 2008/2012; - Administration, maintenance and optimization of mail organization based on MS Exchange 2010/2013; - Troubleshooting Exchange 2013 servers; - Performing restore test of mail organization; - Implementing and administration Cisco IronPort; - Implementing and administration MS Forefront TMG 2010; - Implementing and administration System Center Data Protection Manager 2012; - Implementing and administration System Center Operation Manager 2012; - Implementing and administration virtualization solution on Microsoft Hyper-V Windows Server 2012; - Implementing and administration Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013; - Implementing and administration Microsoft Lync Server 2013; - Installation and administration of Microsoft SQL 2008/2012 servers; - Scripting with Windows Powershell; - Implementing and administration PRTG Enterprise Network Monitor. - Consultations and support with products MS Office 2007/2010/2013/2016 and Windows 7/8/10 operational systems.

$22.22 /hr
59 hours

Oudin Manuel

Oudin Manuel

Senior Sysadmin & Script Developper

France - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Senior Infrastructure & System administrator, working with Windows since NT4.0, I was an early user of PowerShell, and never got disapointed since it's release. I'm familiar user of Powershell for : - File Backup & Management - Data transfert from different sources (MySQL, SqlServer, WebServices, AD, Oracle, Xml/Csv/Txt) - Exchange & Active Directory Management & Analysis - Systems/Service checking and error reporting Other skills : - Linux Systems maintenance - VMware Automation (VM creations, Workflows) - Citrix Analysis & Maintenance scripting - Macro developper for Office products (Excel & Outlook mainly) I'm also giving trainning courses for any IT user, mainly in Excel Advanced use. My main goal is to give customers a ease of use in their daily work. Make IT easier on a daily basis. Most of my works consisted in repetitive tasks automation, Statistic tools, Data transfert scripting.

$24.44 /hr
37 hours

Noel Christian Legrama

Noel Christian Legrama Agency Contractor

Researcher | I.T. Analyst

Philippines - Tests: 2

-Knowledgeable in Web Research and Data Entry -Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Applications -Installation of Microsoft Operating System -Knowledgeable in Microsoft Operating System -WLAN / LAN configuration and troubleshooting -Advance hardware and software computer troubleshooting -Removal of virus and other malicious types of files -Desktop PC / Laptop assembly and repair -Knowledgeable in Contact Center Solutions (BPO) IT responsibilities (VOIP, Avaya, RDP, VPN, PC Ghosting, etc.) -Knowledgeable in Microsoft Exchange and Windows Server -Ticketing System -Active Directory -HTML

Associated with: E-Point Recruiting

$5.56 /hr
97 hours

Jesus Filio

Jesus Filio

Malware Removal Expert - Former Black Ops Agent in GeekSquad

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

In 14 years of experience, I have developed my troubleshooting, installation & maintenance skills in both windows desktop and server via local or remote access including the new technology of Intel which is the Intel vPro. I possess a unique talent for delivering highly complex technical information into terms and concepts that the end users can readily grasp. Furthermore, I am multi-task oriented, enjoy a challenge, and continually stay abreast of the latest advancements in the IT field.

$8.89 /hr
979 hours

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
1,165 hours

Diego m S.

Diego m S.

Information Systems Engineer

Argentina - Tests: 6

Along my career I have been assigned different tasks in IT department. I started developing web apps with ASP.NET C# 1.1/2.0/3.5/4 and AJAX using SQL server 2005/2008/ but the last 4 years I have been more into systems administration. My current responsibilities involve server deployment, monitoring with different tools like Nagios, Opennms, Solard Winds, and maintaining several linux and windows boxes with OpenLdap, Windows Active Directory, Apache, Tomcat, etc. I am a very pro active person always looking for better ways to do my job, implementing new technologies trying to increase the ROI of the company I work for.

$18.89 /hr
10 hours

Sankalpana K.

Sankalpana K.

Experienced codeigniter Developer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

Programmer with OOP background , over two years employed as , Java SE developer PHP developer SQL DB designer joomla/codeigniter/wordpress designer Seeking for jobs that can complete with experience in developing comprehensive algorithms and data-processing logics .

$5.56 /hr
4 hours

Anton Rubets

Anton Rubets

System/Network administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 4

Operations systems: - *NIX: *BSD, Solaris, Linux (Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu); - Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, WS2003, WS2008). Networks: - OSI, TCP/IP models; - Network design; - Local, Wi-Fi and Global networks; - Cisco routers and switches. Software: - Virtualization and cloud system (VMware, XenServer, Proxmox, CloudStack, OpenStack); - Web servers (Apache, nginx, unicorn); - Databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle DB); - MTA (Exim, Postfix); - Mail servers (Dovecot, DBmail); - Monitoring systems (Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix); - Proxy server (Squid); - Software versioning and revision control systems (Git, SVN); - File share (NFS, Samba); - FTP, TFTP; - LDAP (OpenLDAP, Active Directory); - Windows Server Services (WDS, WSUS, Group Policy, Hyena, SNMP, DNS, Terminal); - VOIP (Asterisk+FreeBPX); - Backup system (Bacula); - Automation (Ansible); - Amazon (EC2, Route53, S3); - Project management systems (Redmine, Trac). Programming: - Shell, Bash; - Sed & AWK; - C++; - Python. Literature: - UNIX AND LINUX SYSTEM. ADMINISTRATION. HANDBOOK, 4th Edition. [E. Nemeth]; - Computer Networks, 5th Edition [A. S. Tanenbaum, D. J. Wetherall]; - Computer Networks: Principles, Technologies and Protocols [N. Olifer, V. Olifer]; - Cisco CCENT - CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide, 3rd Edition [Odom W.]; - Asterisk: The Definitive Guide, 4th Edition [R. Bryant, L. Madsen, J. V. Meggelen]; - OpenLDAP Software 2.3 Administration Guide; - OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, 2nd Edition [K. Jackson, C. Bunch]; - The Logstash Book [J. TurnBull]; - Flask – web development [M. Grinberg]; - MySQL High Availability, 2nd Edition [ C. Bell, M. Kindahl, L. Thalmann]; - HaProxy. Configuration Manual 1.5 [W. Tarreau].

$11.11 /hr
14 hours