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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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Jamie B.

Jamie B.

Microsoft Technology Expert/CCNA

United States - Tests: 3

Talented IT professional with 14 years of experience in a wide variety of technologies. I started out in desktop support, worked my way up to global server support, including virtualization technologies, and have spent the last 3-4 years developing my Cisco networking skill set. I am currently a CCNA on track to get my CCNP. I am very proud of how diverse and broad my IT experience has become. I am well-versed in Azure, VMware, Hyper-V, all Windows Server OS including 2012, All Windows desktop OS including 8.1, site-to-site and remote VPNs (various vendors), Active Directory, SCCM, SCOM, and most of the popular versions of Linux. I am very skilled at designing, monitoring and supporting large server and network environments. I am looking for an opportunity to earn extra work doing the things that I love to do most in IT.

$30.00 /hr
299 hours

Dmitry Gorlov

Dmitry Gorlov

Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

Russia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

Under construction... I start my IT career since 1992 using FoxBase by IBM-compatible 286AT computer. Today my phone have more powerfull CPU :-) In Linux from 1997, begun from Redhat 6.0 In Oracle from 2003, begun from 8.1.7 10g OCP Certified in 2007. Microsoft MCP in 2007.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
445 hours

Yavor Yanakiev

Yavor Yanakiev

System Network Engineer

Bulgaria - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

An IT Professional with CCIE(Lab Attempted),CCNA,CCDA, CCNP,JNCIA, JNCIS-Security and more than 10 years of experience in Network designing, planning, and implementation. Possess extensive experience with hands on products like Routers, Switches, Firewalls(UTM Devices), Servers, Link Balancers, PABXs(Telephony Systems). I was involved in a complete setup of Data Center in my career - design, implementation and support. SYSADMIN: Debian Linux / Ubuntu Linux / Red Hat ES Linux / CentOS Linux / FreeBSD Unix /pfSense Unix / Cisco Routers & Switches FTP SERVICES: proftpd, vsftpd, pure-ftpd, sftpd, tftpd FILE SHARING SERVICES: Samba, NFS PRINTING SERVICES: Cups CACHE SERVICES: Varnish, Memcache, MemcacheDB, eAccelerator WEB SERVICES: Apache v1/2, Nginx, PHP v4/5, Suhosin MAIL SERVICES: Postfix, dovecot, courier, RBL, postgrey, spamassassin, amavis, razor, pyzor, clamav, dcc DB SERVICES: mysql v4/5, phpmyadmin, mysqlcluster, postgresql v7/8, phppgadmin DNS SERVICES: bind9, tinyDNS, powerDNS PROXY SERVICES: Squid, SquidGuard, DansGuardian, URLFilter, haproxy, pond FIREWALL SERVICES: iptables, ipfwadm, netfilter VERSIONING SERVICES: SVN, CVS, GIT IDS SERVICES: Snort, PortSentry, Fail2ban, Bastille, Chkrootkit, Rkhunter, Tiger, Tripwire, Aide MONIT SERVICES: Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, Mon, Monit, Zenoss, Ntop, Munin KERNEL SERVICES: kernel v2.4/2.6, grsecurity, openwall, other patches STATISTIC SERVICES: Awstats, MRTG, Vnstat, Htop, Bwm-ng NETWORK PROTOCOLS: TCP/IPv4 IPv6, IPX, ROUTING: Static Routing, Rip v1/2, (E)IGRP, OSPF(V3) SWITCHING: VLAN, VTP, STP, Inter VLAN Routing WAN: PPP, FR, Network Security, ACLs, IP Addressing, NAT NETWORK MANAGEMENT -Planning, designing, configuring and managing LAN/WAN ensuring maximum network uptime. - Carrying out installation & configuration of network, troubleshooting network problems. - Monitoring and analysing the network including Netflow products(Manage Engine Netflow), Solar Wind Orion, Wire Shark, Sniffer Pro, MRTG ,Cacti, Ethereal, Deep9s Edge Security Profiler, Nmap, Kiwi Syslog Server Possess sound knowledge of: - Cisco IOS up to and including version 12.4 – Advanced Enterprise Services. - Catalyst Switches IOS up to and including version 12.4 - Advanced IP Services. - Catalyst Switches including 1900, 2950, 2960, 3550, 3560, 3750, 4506 and 6509. - Cisco Routers – ISR800,1700, 3600, ISR 2801,ISR2821, 7609, ASR1002 - Routing protocols RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP, static & default routing. - IP Multicast technology – PIM implementation, IGMP -VLSM, PPP, IP Addressing, Redistribution, Network Address Translation, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Network Aggregation - Switching technologies like VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Ether Channel, VTP, MLS, HSRP, VRRP, UDLD, STP 802.1d and 802.1w - Remote Access Solution like ISDN, Frame- Relay, PPP and HDLC. - Network designing and trouble-shooting. Network Cabling and Infrastructure. - Elfiq link balancer basic experience - Basic experience with MPLS VPN configuration and implementation with PE-CE routing protocol configuration Network Security - Implementing & configuring VPN ( Open VPN, Site to Site VPN,PPTP, Mobile IPsec VPN) - Cisco Firewall - PIX 506e, ASA 5505, 5510,5520 – experience in maintenance and configuration - Cisco IPS/IDS Firewall - ASA 5505 with AIP SSC-5 - Linux IPS/IDS Firewall - Deep9s - basic experience in maintenance and configuration - Linux Firewall - Pfsense - FreeBSD based firewall in VMware environment - Handling security of Cisco IOS - Zone-based Firewall - Managing Access Control (ACL), Traffic Filtering - Implementing and monitoring information security policies. - Handling network and information security audits. VOICE SERVICES - Cisco ISR 2821 with CUE – configuration of Auto attendant system, Dialling plans, Voice Mail, Fax services, E1, Pots, configuration of IP telephony, Accounting and Billing, Conference Service; - Cisco Unified Communications 520,540 – Dialling plans, Fax services, E1, Pots, IP telephony, Voice Mail; - Intercom – Helios IP; Operating System Knowledge - System administrator experience with various operating systems - Windows 3.11/95/98/2000/2003/XP,Vista,Win7, DOS, FreeBSD(basic), Debian(basic), Windows server editions(Windows 2003,Windows 2008 R2,Windows SBS2011;) Special Services - SMS gateway Ozeki NG - Nextiva and Loronix video server and client software; Verint Networking appliances – encoders and decoders - Axis video software and encoders Virtualization - VMware ESXi 4.1, ESXi5 - Microsoft virtualization – Hyper V server - Blade Centre H, HS22

$15.11 /hr
0 hours

Ali Osman Hameed

Ali Osman Hameed

End User IT Consultant

United Kingdom - Tests: 1

I am an End User services and support manager, with a proactive, logical and analytical approach. My goal is to provide high levels of service at both departmental and organization level. I have developed excellent multi-tasking skills through extensive experience leading a teams during project work as well as providing BAU support in a pressurized environment. I have technical skills in the Windows and Apple OSX domains and have a wealth of experience working on server and infrastructure projects. I have lead to completion 2 business wide desktop migration projects which involve introducing technologies such as SCCM, VMWare and implementing end user desktop infrastructure.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Jodel Delgado

Jodel Delgado

Support Engineer

Philippines - Tests: 5

With over 13 years of experience in the IT industry. I have a strong background in hardware and software troubleshooting. I have an extensive knowledge on system administration, network administration, server/software deployment, virtualization (Vmware,ESX, Virtual box), Microsoft Sharepoint administration / Office 365, virus/spyware removal and firewall and antivirus security. Experienced in networking: T1, DSL, Cable (Cisco, ADIT, Adtran, Netopia T1 Router, Netgear products, etc...). Knowledgeable in Wordpress, HTML, XUL Fireworks, batch filing, VBS scripting, Flash and Dreamweaver.

$5.56 /hr
403 hours

Vitaly Belskih

Vitaly Belskih Agency Contractor

System Engineer

Russia - Tests: 1

My experience in IT: Install and configure failover Hyper-V clusters Rich experience in VMware VSphere. Install and configure SCVMM 2008 R2 - 2012 Designing and deployment backup solutions based on DPM 2010 - 2012. Planning and deployment DMZ. Rich experience in Active Directory migration. Migration between difference MS Exchange versions, cross-forest migration. Planning and deployment hybrid Exchange demployment. Migration to Office 365. Planning and deployment private virtualization cloud. Automatization development. Full development system of unattended installation AD 2012 R2, AD CS, Exchange 2013 SP1, Lync 2013, SharePoint 2013 SP1 in complete solution. Install and configure ISA 2004-2006, ForeFront TMG 2010. Install and configure Exchange 2007-2013. (MCITP certification ) Install and configure SCOM 2007 R2 - 2012. (MSTS certification) Install and configure SQL 2005-2008.

Associated with: VSV

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

rk websoft technologies

rk websoft technologies Agency Contractor

.Net | Android | OpenSource | MVC |

India - Portfolio: 20

My self RK Websoft Technologies, we have Expertise on .NET,C#,MVC 3/4,web- service ,WPF, sql - server,Linq, jquery, Jquery Ui Mobile, Knockout js.JSON ,Bootstrap,NopCommerce. We have also expertise on PHP, Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, Andorid and IOS Development. In our carrier we faced many issue during development & with client satisfaction, we full fill the requirement. so, we can handle any type of challenges & provide the best solution for your business.Why should you hire us? Excellent quality and good reliability Affordable rates with quick delivery Value for money services like programming and query solving.


$17.00 /hr
0 hours

Justin Porter

Justin Porter

Expert Server Administrator with Development Experience

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Justin Porter is a ten year veteran managing physical and virtual server environments. His number one goal is to maintain peak performance of software and hardware. (Visit for an uptime report of some environments managed by Justin). He is also the founder of Text Connects an IT consulting firm based in Connecticut. There he manages a wide array of server environments and web properties. During his time at Text Connects, Justin has setup and configured many small business networks and servers. He specializes in HIPAA compliance while working with Health Care facilities. Justin prides himself on the ability to explain problems and give solutions in plain English. Recently, he operated as an Airline Captain at a large US based airline, giving him experience in good resource management and the ability to pivot and make difficult decisions after analyzing the information given.

$100.00 /hr
0 hours

Lou Golar

Lou Golar

IT Support

United States - Tests: 2

I am an IT support professional with a wide range of skills, including Windows, Linux and Macintosh desktop and server systems. I am also experienced with Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL database management systems. My goal is to find work providing customer IT support for desktop, as well as server systems. I have over 8 years experience as a Tech Support Rep/Analyst for a variety of software on various operating systems. I also have extensive call center experience, as well as field service.

$13.33 /hr
0 hours

David Chait

David Chait

Senior Systems Administrator

United States - Tests: 1

I am a Bay Area based Sr. Systems Administrator with over 20 years of experience in the field. I have extensive experience working with both Linux (RHEL/Centos primarally), Amazon AWS, and Windows, as well as Cisco networking, and DBA work with MySQL and MSSQL. When creating administrative scripts, I tend to prefer python, but I am pretty flexible.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours