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Post your Windows administration project on oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, and hire an experienced Microsoft Windows administrator or a Windows server and network engineer to maintain your Windows administration and IT support. These freelancers have a deep knowledge of Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 as well as SQL, Microsoft Exchange and Windows (2003 through 2012) servers. They can use their experience with Windows administrative tools - and technologies like Active Directory (AD), Deployment Services (WDS) and Group Policy Object (GPO) - to manage your remote Windows configuration, maintenance and backup operations.

Windows administration refers to remote desktop, server and network support for Microsoft Windows operating systems. On oDesk, 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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Surendra P.

Surendra P.

System Administrator (Windows & Linux Servers)

India - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3

Hello! Thank you for viewing my profile :) Having 4.4 year experience as a system administrator. Having Experience over windows and linux based servers & services. Global Certification in RHCE,RHCSA,MCP and CCNS-PT. Awarded as employee of the quarter. Server Services: 1.Server installation & configuration (windows and linux) as per requirement. Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of server’s application and their services. ​​Webserver: IIS ,apache,nginx ,jboss​ and tomcat installation & configuration and some other as per requirement. ​​Database: MSSQL, MYSQL, oracle and monogo DB installation & configuration and some other as per requirement. ​​Virtualization server: Vmware esxi and citrix xen server. ​​Backup server (windows and linux): Symantec backup exec, iperius backup, idera, backup scripts ,rsync etc. ​​Mail server & services: google apps, i-redmail and vmware zimbra and mass mailing solutions.​ ​​FTP server: filezilla, vsftpd. ​​Centralized management: Active directory, LDAP. ​​Synchronization server: own cloud. ​​Monitoring: opsview, relic application, nagios and some other. ​​Cloud server and services: (AWS ,rackspace ,digitalocean,linode and Azure ) other c-panel. ​​Version control server: SVN , GIT and TFS. ​​Chat and Voice calling: open fire and bigbluebutton. ​​Other: NFS, samba, file server and third party applications ​Project Tracking : Bugzilla, atlassin jira and some other as per requirement.​ Server Security : Fail2ban and via other tools and utility. Network Services: 1.Open source firewall installation & configuration. 2.Setup Network and network devices as per need. 3.Provide network security through special tools. 4.Monitoring Solution for system,network and servers.

$8.00 /hr
0 hours
Stuart Whitmore

Stuart Whitmore Agency Contractor

Art+Tech+Professionalism = Diverse skills and tale...

United States - Last active: 01/15/2013 - Tests: 3

You and your company can benefit in multiple ways from my unique professional history and diverse set of skills and talents. With a career that includes military service, computer programming on platforms ranging from handheld devices to clustered VAX computers, Web development in multiple environments, and producing a regularly-scheduled cable TV program, and with experiences in multiple countries and in a wide variety of team sizes and styles, you will find that I am ready to adapt quickly to meet your needs. My current focus is on video and audio production, but I am comfortable assisting you with comprehensive consulting on Internet-related issues, as well as graphics, Web development, writing, and more.

$70.00 /hr
0 hours
Shahbaz Khan

Shahbaz Khan Agency Contractor

Linux/Windows System Administrator, Web Hosting, V...

Pakistan - Last active: 03/23/2014 - Tests: 2

Over 8 years of experience with Linux and Windows system Administration, currently leading a team of 10 members of Level3 and 4 technicians. Specialization:- - Windows Server Management (Windows 2003/2008/2012) - Linux Server Management through command line (RedHat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora) - Webhosting (cpanel/plesk/directadmin/website panel, etc) - Virtuzliation (OpenVZ/Xen/KVM) via (command line or Control panels including SolusVN, HyperVM, HyperV [windows], XenServers, VMware ESXi) - Server security and hardening - Server Performance tuning - Backup Management - Varnish Caching - Load Balancing - Server/Data Migration from one to another server - Recovering Hacked Servers - Troubleshoot and solve a wide range of customer support issues from basic to complex - Excellent problem solving skills List of Skills :- - Linux/Unix (RedHat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora) - Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 - Web hosting Control panels: Cpanel, Plesk, Direct Admin, Kloxo, Webmin, Website panel - Firewalls/IDS: Iptables , Snort , Modsecurity2, Fail2ban, CSF - Web Server: Apache, Nginx , IIS, Tomcat - Network Tools: Nmap, Netcat , WireShark , Tcpdump , Acunetix Scanner. - Hacking & Security: Over 5 years experience in linux,windows hacking and security. - Nginx loadbalancing, Nginx as reverse proxy - Haproxy loadbalancing - Varnish Cache - Mail Server: Qmail, Postfix , Zimbra, MX Exchange - Databases: MySql,SQL server 2000(2005) - VPN : Open VPN , PPTP (Ubuntu,RedHat) - Programming Languages: C/C++/ASP/PHP/Bash shell script/Perl/ASP .NET/JAVA - Virtualization: OpenVZ, XEN, KVM, Vmware , Virtual PC, VirtualBox, ESX, HyperV - Virtualization Control panels: SolusVM, HyperVM, OnAPP - CMS: Wordpress, Joomla, OSCommerce - Forums: VBulletin, MyBB, PhpBB

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$13.33 /hr
0 hours


Web Designers, Web Programmers, PHP, MySQL, Ajax,...

Pakistan - Last active: 02/26/2010 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 53

In the past 5 years, we have provided facelift and functionality upgrade to enormous websites. We believe in Smart and Sticky features that we built over past years upgrading enormous websites and on the basis of these we converted ordinary websites into truly database driven rich websites with complete control over the websites contents and other dynamic information by the website owner itself. The website that we upgrade, we make it so that you do not need any developer for updating contents and other information for the future. Even we provide 90 days warranty and we perform bug fixing, minor fixes and changes free of cost. Additionally we provide free hosting for one full year on our dedicated server for all clients irrespective of the project cost. In good faith we always look for a long term business relationship with our clients. We have permanent clients and partner companies for which we are working with them consistently on various projects and websites for the last 6 years almost. Recently we extended our development capacity and now returned to oDesk to grab more opportunities. I would like you to go through our Smart Websites portfolio. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Being CEO of the company, I would be more than happy to assist you personally. Thanks Regards, Muhammad Shehzad Mirza, PMP

$10.00 /hr
0 hours
Sanket P.

Sanket P. Agency Contractor

Healthcare IT, Networks & Data Communications

United States - Last active: 10/05/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

Sanket is one of the founders of Digicorp and is primarily responsible for sales and business development of Digicorp in USA and managing worldwide client relations. Sanket has significant experience in healthcare IT products and helps Digicorp build various healthcare solutions for Digicorp's clients. Sanket has expertise in developing EHR applications. Some of the healthcare products which Digicorp has developed includes practice management software (Billing and Scheduling), EHR for clinics and nursing homes. Sanket also poses vast knowledge in computer networks, system administration, and network security. Sanket has extensive knowledge of Linux, Mac and windows operating systems. He has more than 10 years of experience in managing networks, security, load balancing, server management and hardware/software troubleshooting. I also posses software development skills in various technologies. Sanket completed his B.E. in Computer Engineering from Gujarat University, India. Sanket likes traveling, learning and experimenting new technologies and watching good movies.

Associated with: Digicorp
$25.00 /hr
5 hours
Sladjan Milenovic

Sladjan Milenovic Agency Contractor

Composer, audio producer, sound editor

Serbia - Last active: 05/26/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

I have been composing, recording and playing music since 2001. The projects I have been involved in vary from ambient and electronic music to extreme variations of rock. In addition to music production, I have worked on composition and sound design for short animated movies and small video games. I play guitar in the ambient jazz band named "EYOT". With "EYOT", I took part in making the arrangements and recording three albums, of which two are been published, and the third will be issued during this year. iTunes Link:

Associated with: BrowBeat Studio
$11.11 /hr
10 hours
Omer Saeed

Omer Saeed Agency Contractor

7+ years, IT Network Engineer/Admin, MCITP/MCSE/CC...

Yemen - Last active: 10/18/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 2

Omer Saeed (B.Sc , MCT , MCITP , MCSE/MCSA: Security , MCSA: Messaging , MCTS/MCP , CCNA , CCA , Security+ , Network+ , A+) A Network Administrator and Support Specialist in Implementing Managing and Configuring Network Systems based on Microsoft Technologies such as but not limited to: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Exchange, ISA, Hyper-V, Terminal Services, RRAS/VPN (Windows Server NT/2000/2003/2008), in addition to support client systems. Also I have a very good experience in Networking technolgies based on Cisco Routing and Switching and Citrix Terminal Services solutions. Enjoying Troubleshooting problems related to competitive and challenging network systems.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours
Aaron paul P.

Aaron paul P. Agency Contractor

IT Field Support Engineer

Philippines - Last active: 03/06/2013 - Tests: 3

My goal is to provide quality solutions to business problems within scope. I am an IT Professional with 8 years of experience in various computer technologies, IT support, and customer service. TECHNICAL SKILLS: - Knowledgeable in advance computer hardware and software troubleshooting - Knowledge in Microsoft Exchange Server administration - Knowledge in basic Windows Server and Network administration - Thorough understanding of desktop operating systems and all MS-Office applications - Desktop PC and Laptop assembly, Standard and non-Standard software troubleshooting - VPN Configuration, LAN, wired and wireless setup - Knowledge of TCP/IP or communications - Design IP addressing scheme to meet design requirements - Select and configure appropriate routing protocol based on user requirements - Configure IP addresses, subnet masks, and gateway addresses on routers and hosts - Knowledgeable in functions and operations of switching technologies - Network simulation with Packet Tracer - Basic Logic Circuits and Design, Electronic Circuits and Design - Assembly Language programming - C++ programming - Familiar with basic SEO techniques - Proficient in troubleshooting Windows Live/Microsoft products. - Advance Adobe Photoshop skills QUALIFICATIONS: - Excellent time management, communication (oral and written), presentation, and organizational skills. - A strong team player and has leadership qualities - Person of integrity and commitment - An extra-miler, fast learner, adapts well, analytical, and can work under pressure with minimal supervision - Self-motivated individual with an observable passion for data communications and computer technologies - Knowledge on ITIL framework specifically Incident management and problem management

Associated with: AMP Solutions
$4.44 /hr
0 hours
Makbulkhan P.

Makbulkhan P. Agency Contractor

Linux VPS, Windows VPS, mail server, FTP/SSH/VPN/...

India - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

CCNA, MCITP, MBA-IT, with 14+ Experiance. Linux Servers: -Ubuntu -Redhat -CentOS -ArchLinux -Fedora -Debian Virtualization: -VMWare ESXi Server -Vsphere Server -All Kind of VirtualBox Windows NOS: -Windows 2000 Server -Windows 2003 Server -Windows 2008 Server -Windows 2012 Server -Exchange Server Install all Kind of Opensource software in VPS and Dedicated Server and Administration Control Panel - Cpanel / WHM - Zpanel - Vestcp - Webuzo -SolusVM -ISPconfig -Vestcp -Webmin -VIrtualmin - Wordpress -Any Open Source Administration Panel, Softwares Windows & Linux Servers: -FTP / SSH / apache Server - postfix / Dovecote /SMTP -mass mailing server -Exchange server -Webserver -VPN server -Deployment -Migration -DNS/FTP/Mail/Web/Proxy-server installation -BIND Server -DHCP server All windows Network Operating, like windows 2000, windows 2003, windows 2008 and windows 2012, i can support in all server IIS, FTP, VPN, and other all Linux Flavour OS like Ubuntu, Centos, Redhat, Debian, etc. Servers all, Apache, OpneVPN, Mail server and everything I have the Expertise in VPS Server Linux VPS, Windows VPS, Centos, Ubuntu, Red Hat, also I can also support Network System, System Admin, Linux, Windows, Security, Pen-Test., 14+ Year Experience,

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$4.44 /hr
0 hours
Shafiq Ahmed Khan

Shafiq Ahmed Khan Agency Contractor

IT, Customer, Support Engineer, Help Desk Agent,Ne...

Pakistan - Last active: 08/17/2013 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

To obtain a competitive position relating to my field of IT, and to gain additional experience and knowledge necessary for advancement More then 9 year experience in Network support administration skill Ability to prioritize, take responsibilities and meet deadlines Sharp, innovative, a quick learner and the ability to adapt quickly to changes Diplomatic, tactful and communicate well with all levels of management & Customers Good in time management and Punctuality Ready to accept challenges and conduct them with confidence Hard working with strong inclination towards company image and growth

Associated with: Prodyzr
$6.33 /hr
1 hours