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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. Naveen Dhiman

    Naveen Dhiman

    IT System and Network Administrator


    MSC-Computer Science with more than 6 years of experience in IT System and Network Administration. I have good IT Infrastructure management and troubleshooting skills. I have sound knowledge of Windows operating systems as well as linux, Installation, management and troubleshooting of Windows OS, Softwares and Network problems, Internet Wifi routers, Network Printers, Windows servers, outlook etc Windows Certified System Administrator in Windows Server 2008, Redhat Certified System Administrator (RHEL 6 with 100 % score)

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Abid Usman

    Abid Usman

    Network / System Administrator, Cisco and Microsoft certified

    Pakistan - Tests: 1

    An IT professional with experience in systems administration, network administration, installation, configuration, implementation, integration, and troubleshooting of various network and sever technologies. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Networking Cisco Certified Network Associate Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting of Networking Equipment. Well understanding of Routing and switching concepts and LAN technologies Sound knowledge of routing protocols - RIP V1/V2, OSPF, IGRP and EIGRP Design and implement Access Control Lists (ACLs) System Administration Managing and Maintaining the Servers, PC’s, Routers and Switches. Active directory management, NTFS security, disk quota management Working knowledge of IIS Server, DHCP Server, DNS Server IT security policies and Disaster Recovery Virus Protection and Eradication Administrative Support Composing, updating, processing and filing of Organization’s documents Developing spreadsheets & presentation Faxing reports, photocopying collateral and scanning documents. Monitoring inventory, office stock and ordering supplies as necessary. Updating & maintain the holiday, absence and training records of staff Others Extensive knowledge of office package - Microsoft Office XP/2007/2010 Familiar with Applications like Adobe, Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver Data Backup, Recovery & System security Internet & Email orientations Organization and prioritization skills Self-motivated, initiative, high level of energy Tolerant and flexible to different situations Ability to maintain confidentiality ACCOMPLISHMENT Cisco Certified Network Associate Microsoft Certified Specialist Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU) from EC-Council

    $3.00 /hr
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  3. Girlyn Van Zutphen

    Girlyn Van Zutphen

    Customer Service Rep

    Netherlands - Tests: 2

    i am currently looking for a home-based job particularly data entry and customer service jobs (both email and voice). I had two years experience as a Call Center Representative, acquired enough knowledge andexperience to deal to handle customer service jobs. With my experience, I can be able to render good customer service and be an effective and efficient on this field of job. I am very willing to learn new ideas and expand my horizon to be effective and efficient on this job.

    $5.56 /hr
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  4. Mohamed Assem

    Mohamed Assem

    System Admin and Technical Support Expert

    Egypt - Tests: 2

    i am Working as a System Administrator, i have an Experience in this field for more than 4 years and this is a brief of my Technical Experience :- √ Excellent experience in Installing, Configuring, Administering Windows Server 2003/2008/2012. √ Excellent knowledge of MS Exchange (2007/2010) √ Administrating, Configuring, Monitoring and Managing Firewall like ISA, PFsense and Mikrotik √ Good Knowledge of Cisco routers and Switches Configuration. √ Experience with Antivirus Servers (Kaspersky Admin Kit). √ Experience with Domain Controller and User Management Such as Permissions and Polices. √ Good Knowledge of New Storage Technologies and Network Protocols (DNS , DHCP , .. etc). √ Good Dealing with Database (SQL Server, Mysql and Oracle). √ Knowledge of Server Virtualization Platforms, Hyper-V / VMware. √ Strong Knowledge of Data Backups Methods. √ Good Knowledge of Virtualization Concepts (VMware – Citrix – hyper-V) √ Excellent experience in Development Field Using .Net Technologies. i am holding MCSA , MCTS and VCA as a International Certificates i am also interested in Web Developing and i have Developed a lot of Projects as a Part Time Jobs at Alhyatt Center (using c# and , Silverlight ... etc as a Programming Languages)

    $10.00 /hr
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  5. Kiran Correya

    Kiran Correya

    Linux Technical Support

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Nubes Technologies provides IT services to companies who utilize Linux/Unix technologies. Founded in 2013, our vision is to provide IT services to companies who utilize Linux/Unix operating systems and servers. expert-support Day or night, you can trust in our promises of: 24/7/365 IT Tech Support – Around the clock support 60 Minute Response Time – We respond within the hour, no matter what Expert Support – From the very first call, our expert support staff is ready to help Let us know your problem and we will let you know if it can be solved before you pay us. Thereafter we charge an amazingly affordable fee. Finally, we guarantee your satisfaction or your money back – no questions asked.

    $3.33 /hr
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  6. Premendra Kumar Patel

    Premendra Kumar Patel

    MCP, MCSA Certified, Server Administrator

    India - Tests: 10

    I have experience in Microsoft Windows Server (2003, 2008 and 2012) and client (Win XP, Win 7 and Win 8) OS. Working experience of wide range of Microsoft Technologies Lync Server 2010/2013, Exchange Server 2010/2013, SCCM 2012, SCVMM 2012, Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, WDS. I have also experience in Microsoft Virtualization Technology Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Service to deliver Application and Desktop Virtualization. Well versed with ITIL Process and Ticketing Tool (ITSM BMC Remedy).

    $4.44 /hr
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  7. Goswami Bakul

    Goswami Bakul

    System Administrator with Virtulaziation Expert

    India - Tests: 2

    Over the last 8 years, I am working as a System Administrator and having good knowledge of Windows Server, Active Directory, Mail Server, Vmware Virtualization, Windows Virtualization, Zimbra Email Server, VDI Deployment in Vmware and Windows Server 2012, Virtual DataCenter, etc..... Also having good knowledge of Server Hardware IBM,HP,Dell,etc Having a good knowledge of Solution base project, If any client require custom solution for their IT infrastructure I provide the solution.

    $5.00 /hr
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  8. Asif Taj

    Asif Taj

    Asif's Portfolio

    Pakistan - Tests: 4

    Total Experience : 4-5 years. Currently working as Data Core Network (IP-MPLS/NSS) Engineer in MOBILINK Pakistan. CORE SKILLS: - Professional Track Record in Engineering Rollout of Fixed ADSL Access, IT Network, Radio Access & Transmission Network, GSM/GPRS/WiMax IP/NSS Data Core Network Implementation, Operations and Quality Assurance - Efficient Project Management while providing Deliverables in squeezed resources and time constraints - Enriched Presentation skills using Microsoft Office/Visio and statistical data efficiently - Efficient Interdepartmental coordination skills to achieve project deliverables - Technical Analyst for Material/Services procurement, Suppliers & Vendor development - Complete understanding of Radio Access Network, Fixed IP ADSL Network, LAN/WAN/VPN Technologies & Systems, BGP, MPLS - Improving QOS KPIs in coordination with other Departments - BSS O&M (Access Network & Transmission) expertise, IT Network Implementation, LAN/VPN & WAN Support/Operations - Leadership, Team & Customer Satisfaction Management - Service Mangement & Complaint Managment - Able to work in squeezed & constraint timelines efficiently

    $7.78 /hr
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  9. Vinod Hanumantharayappa

    Vinod Hanumantharayappa

    Associate Team Lead

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    A results-driven IT professional with versatile, cross-platform experience in systems/network architecture, installation, implementation, integration, security, and administration in local and remote environments. In-depth expertise in the implementation, analysis, optimization, troubleshooting and documentation of LAN/WAN network systems. Strong “hands on” technical knowledge with MCSE and MCP+ certifications. Track record for diagnosing complex problems and consistently delivering effective solutions. Areas of Expertise: • Active Directory design and configuration • Microsoft Windows 2003 & 2008, 2008R2, 2012 & 2012R2 deployment STD/ENT/Data Center/Web • Microsoft Internet Information Service (IIS 6.0, 7.5, 8.0) • Microsoft Windows 2003, 2008 & 2008 R2 Clustering • Microsoft Exchange 2007 & 2010 STD/ENT implementation and clustering • Microsoft Exchange Onsite/Offsite Cluster and Disaster Recovery • Microsoft SQL 2005/2008 Cluster configuration and Maintenance • Research and Development in automation of system maintenance • Project / Team Management • Linux Deployment and Maintenance • Server Hardware assembling and disassembling, Structure Cabling. • Web hosting service configuration on Linux Hosting Servers • Microsoft PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) deployment on Windows 2003/2008 Servers • Virtualization with VMWare ESX 4.0, 5.1, VA, HA & DRS • Virtualization with Microsoft Hyper-V along with SCVMM, CSV Cluster configuration, Standalone Cluster, Snapshot Management etc. • Secure corporate wide web & email infrastructure with internal and Vender provided Digital (SSL) Certificates. • System Center Configuration Manager 2007/ 2007 R2 • Threat Management Gateway 2010 / ISA 2006 • Forefront Protection/Security for Exchange 2007/2010 on Edge and Hub Servers. • Forefront Client Security Deployment, Configuration and management on Windows 2008 R2 SP1. • Microsoft SharePoint 2010, MOSS2007, InfoPath 2010 Administration, designing & implementing solutions. TECHNICALPROFICIENCIES Platforms: • Windows 2003, Windows 2008/2008R2, 2012/2012R2, Linux RHEL 5.0, Ubuntu10.4, 11.04, ClearOS. Knowledge of various products: • Knowledge of Server base OS like Windows 2003, Windows 2008 Servers, Windows 2012 Servers, SBS 2003, SBS 2008 • Knowledge of Client base OS like XP-SP2, XP-SP3, VISTA all edition, Windows 7 all edition • Managing Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WINS, Certificate Server. • Managing Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010 Server SP1 (Hosted, On-Premises, Off- Premises) • Managing workstation’s and server’s with automated process. • Managing Linux various versions like UNIX, REDHAT, FEDORA, UBUNTU, DEBIAN and many more • VMware Workstation, Hyper-V, Citrix Xen Server 6.0, ESX/ESXi 4.0, ESX/ESXi 5.0 • Implementation of SharePoint 2012, MOSS 2007, InfoPath 2010. • Implementation of Windows 2003 Root & Intermediate CA & Migration to 2008. • Infrastructure Management, Designing and Implementation. • Installation and management of SAN, NAS, Open source SAN, ISCSI, Windows 2008 Storage Server R2 ISCSI Target and various storage device. • Managing IBM eSeries, Xseries, HP Proliant DL360 G4, G5, G6, HP Proliant DL380, HP BL460 G1 to G6 Series with, RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 01, 05 etc. • Management of EMC Storage Clarion 3X, EMC VNX 3300, 3500, Open Filer, FreeNAS Open Source SAN. Managing EMC Storage using EMC Navisphere & EMC Unisphere. • Implementing Centralize Antivirus Management software like Symantec Endpoint Protection • Installing SQL 2005, SQL 2008, with Active/Active Active/Passive Cluster Configuration with shared storage. • Oracle 9i, Oracle 10g, Oracle 11g Installation and Configuration. • Installation and basic configuration of SharePoint 2007 /2010 services. • Managing and Configuration of Apache, PHP, MySQL, Send mail, Postfix, IPTables. • Designing Disaster Recovery Models for various applications on Linux Base Platform. • RAID and LVM configuration for servers. • Configured and managing on HP ILO & Virtual Connect.

    $27.78 /hr
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