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Linux is a collection of free and open-source, cross-platform, Unix-like operating system distributions, among which the most widely known are Ubuntu, Red Hat and Slackware. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you can find experienced Linux system administrators to set up dedicated Linux web servers, install web hosting control panels (like ZPanel, Plesk, cPanel or DirectAdmin), set up SQL databases and file managers or configure Linux server security and accounts.

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On average, 628 Linux System Administration projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Linux System Administration oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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Zoltán Kis Gergely

Zoltán Kis Gergely

software developer

Hungary - Last active: 12/11/2014 - Tests: 9

In recent years I have created dozens of dynamic webpages, and their server-side, backend processes. All of my webpages are coded manually, I take care of cross-browser compatibility and beeing W3C compliant, therefore I do not use any automated website generator. Software environment: Linux bash script, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, XSD, Other skills: XLS, XLA, C++, PHP

$20.00 /hr
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Attila F.

Attila F.

Linux System Administrator

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

Self motivated Linux Administrator with experience in management of websites, servers and other hosting services. Having been a hosting company employee I have had a number of problems to solve hence the troubleshooting was part of my job. I also have knowledge of supporting development teams delivering applications/sites to platform. Technologies: Backup services - rsync, Bacula, BackupPC, Amanda, self-written scripts Cloud technologies - AWS, Rackspace Coding - Bash, Python Database -MySQL DNS - BIND9 Fundamental knowledge of SSH, TCP/IP, UDP, SSL, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, etc. Hosting panels - Hespia, cPanel, ISPConfig , Webmin, Virtualmin Monitoring - Cacti, Nagios Network protocols - LAN: Ethernet, Wi-Fi, VLan; WAN: RIP, OSPF, EIGRP Network security - iptables, fail2ban, Squid, ClamAV, Cisco IOS OS - Ubuntu, Centos, Windows VCS - Git, SVN Virtualization - KVM, VMware Webserver - Apache, Nginx

$11.11 /hr
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Mohamed N.

Mohamed N.

IT Coordinator

Egypt - Last active: 12/29/2014 - Tests: 2

1. Network Engineer "Cisco Device". 2. Switch Backup – upgrade ios – port security. 3. Setup Cisco IP Telephone With Call Manager – voice vlan. 4. Implement Syslog and monitor. 5. Install Taps for Backup Device. 6. Install WIFI Access point (WLC) and work on DOCOMO. 7. Manage users by Active Directory. 8. Manage Google mail (IHG)(Create-delete- Backup emails) 9. Printing solution. 10. Support end users. 11. Hospitality Application Opera (install opera- create and delete users- link printer opera – export emails from opera). 12. Hospitality Application Micros (create and delete users- add and delete items – create IDs for user). 13. Hospitality Application (Fox, Ving Card). 14. Secure Network Device. 15. Experience with Nexpose. 16. Setup Audio and visual

$50.00 /hr
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Aleksey K.

Aleksey K.

VMware/Citrix Certified Expert, Cisco UCS Certifie...

Ukraine - Last active: 11/19/2014

My name is Aleksey and I'm System Engineer in server technologies. I believe that I can be helpful for your project. • Overall 7 years of work experience in IT. • Experience in building, upgrading and supporting virtual infrastructure based on VMware vSphere (ESXi, vCenter, VCOPS, etc.), Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware View, Citrix XenServer/XenDesktop, Vblock, Flexpod etc. • Strong knowledge of the principles and technologies of providing High Availability and Disaster Recovery virtual infrastructure such as VMware HA, Fault Tolerance, (S)vMotion, Site Recovery Manager. • Rich experience in P2V (Physical to Virtual) and V2V (Virtual to Virtual) migrations of production customer’s services based on Linux and Windows using VMware vCenter Converter. • Experience in building physical server infrastructure based on Cisco and Dell server equipment (blade, rack-mount), working with IBM BladeCenter, HP BladeSystem. • Knowledge of the principles SAN and Ethernet networks. • Experience in auditing, troubleshooting and upgrading customer’s server infrastructure. • Working experience with technical documentation (writing and using). Let me, please, tell you in detail about my professional experience. I'm started my career from administrating Windows workstations and servers in 2007. Since 2009 I swithed to *nix and Windows servers and virtualization. Last 4 years I'm working in biggest Ukrainian System Integrator as one of the key specialists on the Senior System Engineer position. My skills can be divided to three main specializations: First of all, my strongest point is enterprise-level virtualization technologies VMware/Citrix/Microsoft: - VMware vSphere 4.0/4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5 - VMware (Horizon) View 4.6/5.0/5.2/6.0 - VMware SRM 5.0/5.1 - VMware vCloud Suite (vCloud Director, Chargeback, Network & Security) - VMware Capacity Planner - VMware vCenter Converter - Cisco Nexus 1000v - Citrix XenServer 5.6/6 - Citrix XenDesktop 5.6/7 - MS Hyper-V 2008/2012 The second area is enterprise-level server equipment Cisco/Dell: - Cisco UCS C-Series and B-Series Servers - Dell PowerEdge blade/rack Third area it's Windows/Linux-based services administration: - Microsoft OS and Services: Windows 2003/2008(R2)/2012(R2)/XP/7/8.1: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, MS SQL - Unix-like OS and Services: Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, DHCP, DNS, iptables, Apache, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, 1C, FTP, Samba

$20.00 /hr
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Joaquin P.

Joaquin P.

IT Systems / Desktop Support

United States - Last active: 07/20/2013

Desktop/ Systems Support Specialist with 10+ years of demonstrated success supporting UNIX/Linux, MAC OSX, and Windows environments, primarily within the Post-Production and Broadcast industries at all Levels I, II and III. My technical aptitude expands into networking and systems configurations as well, and is capable of performing additional tasks for clients and projects as needed. Interested in securing a long-term and/or short-term contract opportunities. SUMMARY/ TECHNICAL SKILLS: • Operating Systems: UNIX / Linux (RHEL, Suse, CentOS), Windows Operating Systems (8/7/Vista/ XP/ 2000/ 98), Mac OSX (10.8/10.6, 9.5, 8.5) • Windows Server, 2003, 2008r2, Installation, Configuration, Configuration, Setup. Active Directory, IIS7, Hyper-V. • Network Monitoring, Automation Tools, Ticketing Software: Kaseya, Casper, Plesk. Remedy, Connectwise, Custom. • Networking: DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, RDP, Terminal Services. PC Anywhere, VNC, RDP, TeamViewer, Gotomeeting. • Installation, Configuration, Patching / Hotfixes: Windows / Mac / Linux. Servers and Clients (WSUS, MDOP, YUM) • Setting up installing peripherals, network cards, drives, graphics cards, drivers, batteries, power supplies, RAM. • Network storage and NAS, DAS and SAN Technologies. • Imaging and cloning OS builds using current software. Ghost, Acronis, Altiris. • Desktops, Laptops, Smart Phones, Tablets, IPads (Android, IOS, Windows, Blackberry). • Hyper–Visor Technologies and applications. ,Hyper-V, VMware, Citrix, Parallels. • Post Production Pipelines and Networks. VFX Technology, Software, Hardware. • Productivity Applications: MS Visio, Project, MS Office XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Google Apps, Symantec Ghost, Symantec Net Backup, Aspara, Shotgun, Asset Management. CRM, Remedy Action Request, Network Associates’ workstation virus protection, AVG, IM software. • Creative Software- Autodesk Flame/Flint/Smoke, Maya, 3DS Max, XSI, Premiere Pro, Final Cut, Avid, Nuke, Shake, Fusion. Adobe After Effects CS, Adobe Illustrator CS, Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe InDesign CS, Adobe Dreamweaver CS, Adobe Flash CS, Final Cut Pro, Avid etc...Transcoding / encoding Software - Knowledge of all media formats and codec's for Audio /Visual. Episode, AVS, Cleaner, Adobe Media Encoder, Procoder.

$50.00 /hr
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Matthew Burr

Matthew Burr

IT Consultant and Contractor

Canada - Last active: 02/05/2014 - Tests: 2

I am a System Administrator working in the Greater Toronto Area. I have over 5 years experience on every aspect of Windows Server Technologies (Server, Exchange, Sharepoint, SQL) as well as over 10 years experience with Linux. I also have a great deal of experience with Virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V) and experience with basic and advanced networking with Cisco technologies.

$33.33 /hr
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Paul Hancox

Paul Hancox

Linux & Windows Server & VPS Administrator

United Kingdom - Last active: 10/30/2014 - Tests: 2

I have worked in the IT industry for over 8 years as a system and network administrator. Dealing with both Linux & Windows server environments I have a wide range of system admin skills and am able to resolve 99% of issues quickly and efficiently. I also have great knowledge of PHP, WordPress, cPanel, Plesk and more. I hope to start my own IT support business in the future for first time VPS and server users and those who just need a hand in resolving and fixing issues.

$60.00 /hr
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Kevin Veroneau

Kevin Veroneau

Expert Django developer with 4 years experience

Canada - Last active: 09/04/2014 - Tests: 1

I have been working with Linux for over 8 years, and Python/Django for 4 years. I have been using Debian since Woody(3.0), and have since been improving on my server skills. I have been using Python for 4 years to develop Linux applications, both console and GUI, including system automation and server programs. I have worked with many start-ups and established companies, lending them my skills on both Linux, Python, and Django to turn their dreams into success. My most recent clients are Zenly Inc, a start-up located in New York city, and a local I.T. firm based out of Calgary, Canada. I have been providing both clients with unsurpassed Linux server consulting, and Python/Django web development.

$60.00 /hr
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Artem B.

Artem B.

Software Engineer

Ukraine - Last active: 08/20/2013 - Tests: 5

I have been in software development for 5 years. During that time I worked on web and desktop applications using Django and other Python libraries and frameworks. Also I have experience in test automation and system administration. I enjoyed using sass, haml and CoffeeScript. Also I'm proficient with git and mercurial version control systems. I consider style and aesthetics to be of fundamental importance to programming practice. I'm mindful about code maintainability and put extra effort to incorporate best practices into my work.

$22.00 /hr
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Sebastien Delmas

Sebastien Delmas

IT Network and Security

France - Last active: 02/24/2014 - Tests: 2

Linkedin profile: lu.linkedin.com/in/delmasebastien Skills: Security: Firewall / UTM VPN Mail gateway Proxy Reverse Proxy Tufin Network: Switch / Routers Wireless (wifi, wifimax) Voice over IP Fax over IP Other: Operating system: Windows, MacOs, Linux Mobile system: Android, iOS, Windows mobile Virtualisation: VMWareESXi / VSphere / VMWare View Horizon Server: Windows and Linux Streaming protocol (RTMP, HTTP, HLS...) Microsoft Active Directory Microsoft Exchange Storage SAN Backup solutions Monitoring solutions

$33.33 /hr
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