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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. Topher L.

    Topher L.

    Specializing in Server Administration, Configuration, and Deployment

    United States - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 5

    I have been in the telecommunications industry for over 13 years and have worked as a consultant to major Fortune 500 companies in the past for both business and technology needs. I have a vast knowledge of anything that relates to the internet, both hardware and software realms and have worked on a variety of projects ranging from the simple to large scale transition ones spanning months at a time. I understand a business' need to get projects done right the first time and have always exceeded my clients goals. If they're not happy, I'm not happy. I have a dual bachelors degree from the University of Colorado at Denver in Business Information Technologies and Business Management. My Masters in Business Administration is in International Business and most IT skills I have picked up on my own or through various courses either online or at the local community college. I look forward to working with you and completing any projects you may have, from the quick fix to an entire server farm rebuild. I am also a word class back end programmer familiar with MySQL, Bash, PHP, Perl, and Python. Please, no front end design work, I don't have an eye for creativity (unless it's something simple of course). I look forward to working with you and any projects you may have for me.

    $39.00 /hr
    377 hours
    4.98
  2. Radostin D.

    Radostin D.

    You have a problem? - I am the solution :)

    United Kingdom - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 8

    - PHP, Mysql, Jquery, Jquery Mobile, CSS - Wordpress - plugins, customization, themes, custom coding - Facebook Development, Fan pages/applications - Working with APIs, Facebook API, Twitter API etc. - E-commerce integration with online payment processors (Paypal, Moneybookers, Liberty Reserve, Authorize.net etc.) - Online marketing, affiliate programs, PPC - Web automation, web scraping Please don't hesitate to contact me and discuss different projects even if the requirements are not listed at my personal profile. I am open to all different kind of projects. Waiting for your projects :)

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $33.33 /hr
    149 hours
    4.93
  3. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,232 hours
    5.00
  4. Aaron H.

    Aaron H.

    Cisco UC Specialist/Expert - 10 Year CCIE

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    A specialist in the full range of Cisco Unified Communications with full CCIE Voice qualification dating back 10 years, and over 15 years experience in IT primarily as a Cisco Channel Partner lead engineer in the UK. Strong design, deployment, administration, development and troubleshooting skills in: Communications Manager (CUCM/CallManager from version 3.1 to 10.5) Communications Manager Express Voice Gateways (TDM, Analog), CUBE/SIP, H.323 Contact Centre Express (UCCX/IPCC Express) Scripting, Deployment and Custom Reporting with Historical Reporting Client (HRC) and Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) Presence/Jabber, Unity (Voicemail, Unified Messaging) Cisco UCS and VMware Unified Attendant Consoles (CUBAC, CUDAC, CUEAC, Attendant Console Advanced/Standard, and ARC Premium) I also have extensive networking experience, as well as significant experience with Microsoft Windows Server/Exchange and associated technologies and products. I have development skills in Java, MS SQL and Informix and various other scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell. I have experience with many Cisco-specific APIs especially with UCCX and CUCM.

    $88.89 /hr
    172 hours
    5.00
  5. Volodymyr P.

    Volodymyr P.

    System and network administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11

    I am system administrator with 15 years experience. Over the last 6 years I manage RHEL and Debian servers. I am part time freelancer since 2012. My core competency is Redhat and Debian family linux. I have experience in general system administration, mail servers, VPN, VOIP, LAMP, virtualization. Also I have experience in FreeBSD, Windows server and workstation support, network planning and management, Cisco routers and switches, QOS, I am familiar with ITIL, incident management, business continuity planning.

    $50.00 /hr
    639 hours
    4.92
  6. Corey M. Bobb

    Corey M. Bobb

    Network / Security Engineer - CISSP, CCNA-SEC, CCNA

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    As a Network / Systems Engineer for the past 24 years, I can help troubleshoot most network issues on WAN / LAN with almost any network device vendor, administer Windows and Linux server environments from one small business office to large enterprises with multiple locations. As a security specialist in standards like PCI-DSS, HIPAA, NIST, ISO-27001(2), I can also help recommend and provide guidance to secure all aspects of data and network integrity, by providing assessments and audits of current environments. I also have excellent trouble isolation and resolution skills from a long history of working in the field, especially system and network engineering and administration. I look forward to helping you by using these skill sets to overcome any server or network task you should post. www.cmbnetworks.net Skills CISSP, PCI-DSS Compliance, HIPAA, PII Linux Server Engineering and Administration Windows Server Engineering and Administration Cisco Router, Switches and Firewalls Firewalls - Cisco, Juniper, SonicWall, Fortigate Engineered LAMP (+Java) for high volume e-commerce platform Engineered LAMP systems for 1500 node Linux / Windows network System Tuning for system performance and data optimization Apache Optimization, Website Security, Mod-Security, PHP VMWare / VSphere engineered production supplemental servers, Production, Development and QA Systems using complex Visualization (Citrix & VMWare) System administration and system tasks, scripts and management. MySQL / MSSQL DBA PMP

    $83.33 /hr
    597 hours
    4.95
  7. Vladimir Mott

    Vladimir Mott

    Microsoft Exchange, Lync, & PowerShell Expert

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    Ex-Microsoft Senior Consultant with 15 years industry experience designing, deploying, securing and managing Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and Active Directory. Deep experience with multi-site deployments, Exchange Database Availability Groups, Lync Enterprise Voice,and hybrid Microsoft Office 365 deployments with SSO. Complex migrations to/from Exchange, Lync, and Office 365 are my specialty. Very experienced with complex hybrid / coexistence scenarios that require directory synchronization, federation, and custom PowerShell scripting. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. I am based in California, USA. Technical Skills: - Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013 - Lync 2010/2013 with Enterprise Voice - PowerShell Scripting - Office 365 - Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) - Active Directory - Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R2 - Hyper-V - ADSI, LDAP, DNS, SMTP, TCP/IP

    $75.00 /hr
    417 hours
    5.00
  8. Fakhar Anwar

    Fakhar Anwar

    Freelance Project Manager / Software Engineer / Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    I am seeking a challenging role to utilize my proven project management (Software design, development and deployment), software design and development(VISUAL BASIC.NET, VISUAL C#.NET, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, SMARTY, CodeIgnitor, RoR, AS 2.0, 3.0, Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal), system and network administration(SQL SERVER 2000, 2005, 2008, WINDOWS SERVER 2000, 2003, 2008) skills with devotion and responsibility to consciously contribute to the client’s satisfaction.

    $40.00 /hr
    243 hours
    4.99
  9. Waqas M.

    Waqas M.

    Expert Sr.Network/Systems Engineer CCNA , JNICA-EX ,JNCIA-ER , CISSP

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time /full time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects. I can also provide ongoing consulting and administration if needed. I bring to the table a broad base of networking/system infrastructure design and operations skills withh touch of Software Management . My current focus for my oDesk clients has been implementation and support for • Routers: GSR 12006, 7600, 7200, 3800, 2800, 2900. • Switches: 6800, 6500, 4500, 4900, 3700, 3600, 2900, CE-500. • Load Balancers: Cisco ACE and Barracuda Load Balancer 440. • Firewalls and Security: Fortigate 300C, Fortigate 800 & 800C , Sonic Wall, Microsoft ISA , FWSM ,Cisco ASA 5500 series .Barracuda WAF, Sourcefire IPS, Cisco NAC, Cisco MARS, Entrasys NAC, Lumension . • Network Monitoring Software: Cisco LMS, Solarwinds, OPmanager. • Microsoft technologies: 2008 Active Directory, 2003 Active Directory, Microsoft DNS and DHCP, Microsoft clustering, IIS 6.0, 7.0 and 7.5. • Linux Technologies: NIS, NFS, Clustering, DNS, DHCP, Firewall. • OS: Linux 5.3, Linux 6.3, Win 2003, Win 2008., Ubuntu , CentOS Fedora • Programming Language: Java ,C++, C#, JSP,ASP ,PHP and .Net. • Servers: IBM Blade Center (HS22) IBM M4 (x3750, x3650). • Others: Office , Paper Cut , CYGWIN, OPEN VPN , OPENSWAN , Cloud computing(Azure). if you have a project that fits the bill, I would truly appreciate your consideration.

    $33.33 /hr
    78 hours
    4.99
  10. Khizer Farooq

    Khizer Farooq

    Computer Systems and Network Engineer CCNA|MCSA|MCITP|OCP|ITIL|VMWARE

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 12

    I have done Computer Systems Engineering, worked with different companies for three years and now starting to work as a full time Free Lancer. I have an extensive first hand experience of dealing with System Networks, Windows Servers ( 2003, 2008),2012 different vendors Internet management and security solutions ( Hardware and software) like Air Live 802.11G Internet Access Server, Sonicwall,WatchGuard , ISA 2006 server, GFI Web Monitor, HP Servers, Client and server OS. Other than professional experience I have done Worked in following virtualization software's VMware ESXi 5.0-5.5 Microsoft Hyper-V, Sun/Oracle Virtual Box. Other than professional experience I have done different International Certifications CCNA. MCITP Windows7 Enterprise MCSA Windows 7 MCTS. | Windows 7 MCTS. | Windows 8 PRO: Designing and Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 OCP( Oracle Sun Solaris OS 10 System Administrator) ITIL Foundation. VTSP 5 I have successfully completed following projects, that were for IT Govt Sector and five star Hotel's Planning Designing and Establishing Network Infrastructure using Microsoft Operational Framework (MOF v 4.0),network consisted of 200+ clients and 20 + servers (HP Proliant ML-150, ML-350,Dell Power Edge 2900). Installation configuration and management of ISA Server 2006,Juniper SSG 5 working together, providing security solution for more than 100 static and 200+ dynamic clients. Automate the process for Management of Internet User Account for the users by Implementation of RADIUS Server In-house developed Software Application Up gradation of clients systems from Windows XP to Windows 7 . Up gradation of domain from Server 2003 to server 2008 Enterprise R2 .

    $55.56 /hr
    595 hours
    4.95