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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. Dejan Bucic

    Dejan Bucic

    Statistical Analysis, Translator, Administrative & Technical Support

    Slovenia - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 1

    I have a bachelor degree in IT and finished vocational economic school. I've been working as IT support couple of years and have a very good knowledge of MS Office tools, Windows maintenance, software installation, setting up and maintaining system security, website optimization, data entry, information gathering, data analysis. I am native Croatian speaker, fluent in Slovenian, Serbian and English. I'm able to translate to and from any of those languages as well as transcription in those languages. I look forward to working with you and guarantee fast and efficient work.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Bixam Boda

    Bixam Boda

    Expert in Active Directory Support have 10+ Years Exp..


    Having 10+ years of experience as a Windows Server Administrator (Expert Active Directory Support)-2003,2008,2012 Servers, have played an important role and involved in all aspects of the IT Infrastructure for planning and designing on Windows environment. I am ready to spend my time as free lancer. 4.Presently working for IBM India Pvt Ltd. since September, 2012 3.Previously worked for JP Morgan Chase co. from June, 2011 to Sept, 2012. 2. V-Prompt E-Services Pvt Ltd, Aug-2010 to May-2011. 1. Ramtek Software Technologies Pvt Ltd, Jan-2005 to July-2010. All The above company experiences based out Hyderabad, India only. Key Skills... Design, Planning, Deployment and implementation Active Directory Support, DNS, WSUS. Group Policy Management, Active Directory Migration through Quest tools. Post Migration Issues. • Regular DC Health Checkups. • Verifying Site Replication Status. • Monitor Domain Controller and Sites replication status using Quest Spotlight Tool. • Troubleshooting when problem occurs in the environment. • Administration on Quest Active Role Server v6.8 and Quest Reporter Tool. • Establishing trust between forests, (between Walgreens and other forest when requires). • Monitor and resolve security situations at all levels of domain to ensure stable and secure do-main. • Ownerships on pulling reports from environment using scripts, tools and command, example: DC uptime, replication status, user login status report, remedy and CRQ tickets status. • Day-to-day management of domain controllers. • Review DC event and security logs and take corrective actions. • Monitoring connectivity, synchronization, replication, net logon, time services, FSMO roles and trust relationships. Installing, configuring administrating of AD, DNS,FTP, File Server. User management, Group management and implementing Group Policies. Centrally administrating Microsoft Active Directory. Implementing user level and file level securities in Windows 2003 and 2008. Creating Global, Universal and Domain Local groups for Network shared folders and assigning permissions to users. Troubleshooting Access related issues. Configuring servers as per the project purpose.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Andrey Tuguchev

    Andrey Tuguchev

    Web development, System Administration

    Kazakhstan - Portfolio: 1

    I am web developer with 1 year of experience. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. When working on a new project, I like to speak with the client, so that I can have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision of the project. I'm honest and fair. Listed below are my experience and skills. — PHP, HTML/CSS, JavaScript; — SEO; — PrestaShop, WordPress; — OS: Linux, Windows;

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Nicole Becker

    Nicole Becker

    Freelance Editor Available 24/7

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    My name is Nicole; I have a Bachelor's degree in Communication from University of Maryland. I love editing, especially articles, websites, creative pieces and essays. I also have HR experience so I know what jobs are looking for on your cover letters and resumes and am available to edit those as well. If you are looking for someone who will pay particular attention to detail with your work, look no further. I will treat your piece as if it were my own.

    $20.00 /hr
    2 hours
  5. Marjan Banskoliev

    Marjan Banskoliev

    Tech Savvy

    Macedonia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    Expert in PC (Hardware and Software) with high IQ (135 on deviation 15) and more than 10 years of computer and internet experience, from basic setup and windows installation to software use in various filetypes such is Adobe Photoshop and MS Office, as virus and other malware checking and cleaning. Internet Search and Research and solving all kinds of problems. And with passion for Graphic Design with 5+ years of image editing using Adobe Photoshop and skills in Adobe Illustrator

    $5.56 /hr
    4 hours
  6. Douglas Cordeiro

    Douglas Cordeiro

    IT Professional experience with Microsoft and Cisco

    Brazil - Tests: 4

    Over the last 6 years, I have worked with level 2 support for companies of Brazil on the Microsoft platform, with technical support, troubleshooting and deployment of new servers. I am willing to assist you or your company in new directions for success in technology. I also have some experience in the following areas: Cisco Switching and Routing, LoadBalance, Firewall Appliances, Linux configuring and installation, Broadband Routers and Monitoring Environment NAGIOS, CA SPECTRUM, ZABBIX.

    $22.22 /hr
    3 hours
  7. Sven Wiethoff

    Sven Wiethoff

    Senior System Engineer


    Over the years I worked broad range of different projects. At home in a bash shell or a Windows command prompt. I worked for banks, governments and small businesses. Some of my skills are: Active Directory, DNS, Exchange, Apache, Mysql, Web hosting, Proxy Servers, Python Programming, Security Audits and the list goes on. I love new challenges and puzzles.

    $33.33 /hr
    8 hours
  8. Ashot A.

    Ashot A.

    Programming and System/Database Administrator

    Armenia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    High-skilled self-motivated professional with over 6 years of experience in Linux/Unix administration. Strong skills in hosting services including design of networks, servers and services. • Creating and support VPS servers including Web Hosting and other aplications. • Shell scripting for OS jobs. • Custom CMS development. • Well experienced in Content Management Systems like Azure, Joomla and Wordpress. • Web application development and web server Management • Server Administration for both Windows and Linux • Database administration MySQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle • Apache, NGINX, PHP, Java, DNS, DHCP, FTP, ssh, LVM and etc. • Programming C++, C# • Excellent interpersonal skills, consistently building relationship with clients and coworkers.

    $5.56 /hr
    7 hours
  9. Mindaugas Gelumbauskas

    Mindaugas Gelumbauskas

    Senior Network Architect / Windows Server Administrator

    Lithuania - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I am new to UpWork but I am conceptual, innovative network architect / Windows Server administrator and I accept challenges. I have 8 years of experience in system management in small business area (Windows based servers and workstations, network planning and management). In last five years I have designed and developed some websites from scratch, including areas of e-commerce and web-based business management. I have a lot of practice in remote management and it is my new tendency in my support field. In the last 3 years I'm working as consultant, network architect and system administrator. I have experience with: • Help Desk Support • Helpdesk Services • Server Installations and Provisioning • Server Maintenance • Software Installations • Software Patching and Upgrades • Application and OS Automated Deployment • Desktop Engineer – Automation of OS And Application Deployment • Active Directory Implementation and Administration • Group Policy and User Policy Administration • IIS Administration 5, 6, & 7 • Virtualization Engineer – Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESX Server • Messaging Administrator – Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 • Web Services Administrator • Email Administration • Network Security Design and Implementation • Physical and Logic Network Infrastructure Design • Wireless Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation • Network Diagnostics & Installations • Adware / Malware / Spyware / Virus Removal • Disaster Recovery • Hardware Diagnostic and Repairs • Technical Documentation and Training • Architect Solutions for Customer’s Needs

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Wayne Williams

    Wayne Williams

    Audiovisual Archivist specialising in restoration & media convergence

    South Africa - Tests: 14

    I am an audiovisual archivist and am always excited to be involved in research and, particularly, restoration projects of this nature. I have undertaken and successfully completed projects for clients ranging from independent artists to national academic institutions - ON TIME AND WITHIN BUDGET! I further specialise in development and optimisation of your online presence, with particular emphasis on convergence of audio, video and other media content with information technologies. I also focus strongly on structure and content. I have worked on a range of projects, from development of small blogs to management of large multimedia projects. I am seeking opportunities to build long-term relationships with small to medium businesses looking to improve their online visibility and profitability. I also have experience in: * Audio, video and image editing * Research and creation of quality original web site content * On- and off-page search engine optimisation (SEO) * Technical writing, particularly focusing on development and creation of user guides, instruction manuals and troubleshooting guides * Editing and/or translation of English and Afrikaans articles

    $25.00 /hr
    3 hours