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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. Md Saiful Islam

    Md Saiful Islam Agency Contractor

    CISCO,Windows and Linux Server related Administration/Support

    Bangladesh - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 1

    Working More then 12 Years in Versatile IT Fields.Hands on Idea in ISP Setup .Configuration & Installation of Different Network related equipments (CISCO Routers & Switches, Motorola, Aruba Wireless Products)Installing and Maintaining DNS, Mail (Qmail / Sendmail), Gateway, Proxy , Web (Apache/Tomcat) , FTP Server, MySQL, PostgresSQL, VPN(OpenVPN/PPTP). VPS/Cloud Server Administration. Installing/Upgrading Jira & Confluence. Bandwidth Management with HTB/Mikrotik.Maintain Firewall for smooth network performance. Installation and Maintenance of Different Servers at Client End. Troubleshooting Windows 9X/XP/2000/2003 related problems. Anti-virus, Worm and other malicious threats Cleaning.

    Associated with: Renaissance IT

    $16.67 /hr
    120 hours
    5.00
  2. Zeno-Anton Barzan

    Zeno-Anton Barzan

    SysAdmin -IT Expert, Tech Writer/Book Author, IT Consultant

    Romania - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

    Looking for projects where I can showcase my skills, solid background, and experience that I've gathered while working in the industry as system and network administrator: - mainly focused on Windows- and Linux-based platforms, having managed the IT infrastructure of companies, assuring heightened security, and robustness of the network. * Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange 2010 * experience with VoIP systems- Asterisks, FreeSwitch, and HiPath suites I'm familiar setting up new systems, servers, configuring network hardware and server-based applications. As of lately, heavily involved in virtualization technologies. My competencies include but not limited to network monitoring, troubleshooting, performance optimization, vulnerability scanning; but also providing support and help- desk. My technical writer portfolio includes a book published by PacktPub [ISBN: 1849511101] and over 150 technical articles published across a prestigious network of sites. Articles were unique, around ~2.000 words, and written in American English. Mainly on web-development, system administration, SEO/SEM, and hardware topics. Solid knowledge of the following open-source technologies: OTRS for ticketing and help-desk system; OCS Inventory NG for inventorying needs, OpenVPN to implement virtual private networks; Cacti, Nagios, Zabbix, and OpenNMS for network monitoring, Amanda/zmanda backup solution, web CMS such as Blogger, Drupal, Joomla; Magento for shopping cart systems, Bugzilla for bugtracking, Subversion for revision tracking, etc. Other skills include working with LAMP/XAMPP stacks, able to install and configure web servers, mail servers (postfix, scalix, Exchange), PHP, MySQL-based web solutions, Active Directory, GPO, other MSFT technologies. Familiar with coding languages: C/C++, C#, HTML, CSS, PHP, and other shell scripting such as WSH, Powershell, bash and perl. Co-founder of a small business startup, helping its grown by providing consulting services, and writing offline/online publications. Most our projects up to date were related to IT security presentations, white-paper comparisons (two technologies analyzed, revising drawbacks/advantages of each), network design, implementing IT inventory systems and license auditing.

    $27.78 /hr
    107 hours
    4.87
  3. Omar Valadez

    Omar Valadez

    Software Architect

    Mexico - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    13 years of professional experience in the full life cycle of software development projects for financial, insurance, and government companies. Client-server core banking, Insurance systems experience, CRM systems. Software Architect and Project manager in Java and Microsoft Development Tools, including desktop and web apps. I also have some experience in the following areas: - OOP, Web Services. - Microsoft .Net Frameworks ASP .Net,VB .Net, C#, MVC, WCF, WPF. - Java - PHP and MySQL. - Databases Administration in : MySql 5, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 and SyBase 11, Oracle 11. - Window Server Administrator 2003,2008 VPN, IIS,Active Directory, - Exchange Server. - Linux Server Administrator for services :FTP,DNS, OpenVPN, Samba,Firewall in distributions : Mandriva, OpenSUSE, Fedora. - Automatic testing with Smartbear TestComplete automation software. - jQuery and Prototype Javascript - VPS, shared hosting, DNS configuration, Cloud computing.

    $22.22 /hr
    6,568 hours
    5.00
  4. Michael Rightmire

    Michael Rightmire

    PM, scripter and engineer specializing in Biotech

    Germany - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 21

    I’m a US native living in Germany and a 15 year veteran with engineering, project management, technical and scientific writing, and scripting. I'm currently specializing in scientific, biotechnology and molecular biology projects. My degree is in Molecular Biotechnology including bio- and organic chemistry, cell biology, scientific engineering, and bio-computational engineering. I've designed and operated specialized bioreactors as well as having extensive systems engineering experience with Linux, OSX, and Windows. I have almost 2 decades of scripting and module development in Python, OOPerl and shell, and have held project leadership and research roles for companies such as Northrop-Grumman Mission Systems, University of California Center for the study of RNA, and Mentor Graphics. I hope you’ll take a look at my reputation on oDesk, and I look forward to working with you on your scientific or technology project.

    $38.89 /hr
    1,473 hours
    4.93
  5. Tomica Kaniski

    Tomica Kaniski

    Microsoft MVP & certified speaker/trainer/admin & tehnology fan

    Croatia - Tests: 8

    Over the last 7 years, I have managed numerous IT systems, delivered numerous trainings on different Microsoft technologies, worked on many projects, and was engaged as a speaker at many regional and local conferences. During this time, I have also obtained "a bunch" of certifications (mostly Microsoft) and did some volunteer job. Always looking for new opportunities and knowledge!

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Oleg S.

    Oleg S.

    System Administrator

    Ukraine - Tests: 2

    I'm fully working from the last 6 years as a Linux Administrator .I'm well experienced in Linux Server administration tasks in the production and development environments - Have excellent knowledge and hands on experience in Apache, Tomcat ,Nginx, Exim, Postfix, Dovecot,Mysql, Postgresql, FTP, Samba, SVN, Git, Iptables,load balancers, Amazon EC2, RackSpace, Nagios servers, Zabbix, OpenVPN, PPTP etc.., Good knowledge in shell scripting. Skills and Expertise: - Installation, configuration and administration OS Windows (XP/Vista/7/8) and Linux. (Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS/Gentoo and oth); - Installation, configuration and administration Linux servers and services (Redmine, RabbitMQ, TomCat, DHCP, DNS, TFTP, NFS, Apache, Nginx, VPN, VLAN, LAMP, ElasticSearch ); - IT automation: Ansible, Puppet,Chef - VPS: VMware ESXi, VMware Workstation, VitualBox, Microsoft Hyper-V, XEN, KVM, OpenVZ, OpenNebula, Proxmox; - DB: MySQL, PostgreSQLl, MSSQL,MongoDB; - Installation, configuration and administration of mail servers and services (SSMTP, Sendmail, Exim, DBmail, Dovecot,Postfix); - Subversion: SVN,GIT,GitLab; - CRM: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, vTiger; - Monitoring System: Zabbix, Nagios, Icinga, Monit, Munin; - Work with clouds, remote VPS/VDS and Dedicated servers; - Design and installation LAN/WIFI/WAN; - Configuration network infrastructure; - Placement and adiministration sites on local resources and on the hosting; - Deploy project to the servers and clouds; - Planning, installation and configuration of the test platforms for projects; - Monitoring systems and networks; - Technical support users and projects.

    $7.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  7. Steve Fleurant

    Steve Fleurant

    MCSA, CCNA, Server +, system and network administrator, Perl Script

    Haiti - Tests: 7

    Over the last 6 years I have been working as a system/network analyst. I know everything about Active directory with windows server 2003 and 2008. I just finished with a nice sharepoint for the office and everyone likes it. As a network admin I know a lot about office applications specially Microsoft Access. I have touched everything in IT and can do a lot more than what I describe in this first paragraph which are what I do on a daily basis. For example as a CCNA I can configure routers and switches to make your network function the way you want it.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $58.00 /hr
    7 hours
    4.95
  8. 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
    5.00
  9. Lisa K.

    Lisa K.

    Transcription, IT Support, Administrative Work

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    With 20 years experience in IT Administration, Legal Administrative Support and Transcription, and Medical Transcription and Office Management, I am experienced, dedicated, and detail-oriented. I now have a career working from home as it best fits my lifestyle, and will deliver very high quality work in a short period of time. You will not be disappointed in the value that you get when using me for all of your administrative needs.

    $16.67 /hr
    17 hours
    5.00