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

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Last updated: April 1, 2015

  • System Administrator

    Last 6 years I have engaged in system administration using Apache2, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Python and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. extensive experience in the deployment of sites and projects of varying complexity, and I am … more

    Last 6 years I have engaged in system administration using Apache2, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Python and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. extensive experience in the deployment of sites and projects of varying complexity, and I am seeking opportunities help you to build your business. I have great experience in: - Linux maintaince/troubleshooting: Debian, CentOS, Gentoo, Ubuntu, RHEL etc - Apache2 + Nginx, Nginx + PHP-fpm, Nginx + PHP-fastcgi, MySQL, Varnish, Memcached. - Linux serverside: iptables, rsync, Bind, OpenVPN, - Mail: Exim, Dovecot, Postfix. - Cloud Hosting: Digitalocean, RackSpace, Amazon (EC2, AWS, S3), Linode, GoDaddy - Hosting providers : Softlayer, Hetzner. - Backup/Migration - Hosting panels : Plesk, whm\cPanel, ISP , DirectAdmin, Virtualmin - Virtualization: Xen, KVM, OpenVZ, Proxmox - Monitoring: Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Nagios - CMS : Wordpress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla, CS-Cart  less

    nginx linux-system-administration centos django-framework git amazon-ec2 apache-administration postfix exim virtualization zabbix mysql postgresql ruby-on-rails ruby python munin 00 more less
    • $30.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1342 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • System Administrator / DevOps

    12+ years of experience in administration of servers powered by the Linux and FreeBSD operating systems. Full time independent contractor during the last 4 years. * CentOS, Debian, RHEL, Ubuntu; FreeBSD, OpenBSD * AWS, Digital Ocean, Hetzner, Linode * Ansible * Apache, lighttpd, nginx … more

    12+ years of experience in administration of servers powered by the Linux and FreeBSD operating systems. Full time independent contractor during the last 4 years. * CentOS, Debian, RHEL, Ubuntu; FreeBSD, OpenBSD * AWS, Digital Ocean, Hetzner, Linode * Ansible * Apache, lighttpd, nginx, uWSGI * MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL * Postfix, Dovecot, Postgrey, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, OpenDKIM * Docker, KVM, libvirt, LXC, OpenVZ, Vagrant, VirtualBox, Xen, FreeBSD jails * DNS: BIND, NSD, PowerDNS * LVM, DRBD, Heartbeat * Load balancing: haproxy, keepalived, nginx * Quagga, Open vSwitch, iptables, ipfw, pf, bonding, bridging * VPN: StrongSwan, OpenVPN, Racoon * Sensu, Nagios, Munin, SmokePing, Monit, Collectd * SAN: HP MSA, IBM DS * Backups: duplicity, rsnapshot, bacula * Python (Boto, Django, Scrapy), Ruby, shell, PHP * cPanel/WHM, WHMCS (designed and developed from scratch a registrar module for an unsupported domain registry)  less

    python devops linux-system-administration amazon-ec2 unix-system-administration firewalls mysql network-administration tcp-ip unix-shell 00 more less
    • $40.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1585 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
  • Senior System Administrator, Security officer, Migration engineer, SSD

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security … more

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).  less

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    • $34.88 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1179 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 16 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 20 TESTS
  • Sr Windows and Linux Systems Admininstrator \ AWS(EC2) Administrator

    I'm autonomous engineer with over 11 years of experience in Linux(Unix) and Windows systems administration. I perform each project to the fullest of my capabilities and with the dedication that is expected from a professional as myself. In … more

    I'm autonomous engineer with over 11 years of experience in Linux(Unix) and Windows systems administration. I perform each project to the fullest of my capabilities and with the dedication that is expected from a professional as myself. In short I've great experience with: - OS deployment, configuration and troubleshooting: CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003 - 2012R2 - Hosting engines: WHM (cPanel), ISPmanager, Plesk, DirectAdmin, Kloxo,Zpanel - AWS (RDS, EC2, SES, S3, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, RedShift, Elastic Beanstalk etc.) - Server and client apps: WEB (Apache, IIS, Nginx, Varnish, APC, PHP etc), SQL (MySQL, MSSQL administration), FTP (ProFTP, PureFTP, IIS etc.), Mail (Postfix, Zimbra, Dovecot, MS Exchange 2007-2013 etc.). - Deep knowladge in Virtualization: Xen, OpenVZ, KVM, VMware, Hyper-V, Docker. Other skills: Atlassian JIRA\Confluence deployment and troubleshooting. I'm good at server migration, installation and configuration,t troubleshooting and security. Also I'm able to provide on-going support services. Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems. My job it's my rest.  less

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    • $28.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1483 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 3 TESTS
    GROUPS:
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Linux Servers AWS Cloud Hosting Security CPanel Plesk VOIP PenTest

    Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk … more

    Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk etc Asterisk Dialers, VOIP and Call Center Solutions Customization of Linux Kernel & Distro with Rebranding Faculty of Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Sciences. Firewalls & Gateways Linux HPC - High Preformance Clusters Remote Server Support & Troubleshooting L3/L4 Security Auditing of Servers & Websites Cloud & Virtualization Technical Writing VPN - Site-to-Site, Road-warrior Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Kayako  less

    plesk whm cpanel lamp-administration vicidial trixbox asterisk vpn security penetration-testing mail-server-implementation apache-administration mysql postfix openvpn linux-system-administration redmine firewalls exim spamassassin awk unix-shell dns ssh ssl ubuntu technical-support technical-writing technical-documentation virtualization vmware-administration bacula mediawiki network-security nagios unix-system-administration snmp operating-systems-development magento windows-administration squid haproxy dhcp moodle samba ldap clustering apache-tomcat amazon-ec2 amazon-web-services subversion iptables svn git redhat-administration bash-shell-scripting xen-hypervisor 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 2929 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Cloud Architect / DevOps Engineer / Senior Linux Sysadmin / AWS

    Over the last 10 years I have worked with World Class IT Infrastructure configuring, deploying and maintaining routers/firewalls/servers all over the world using the most recent technologies. In the following list you will find my knowledge in the … more

    Over the last 10 years I have worked with World Class IT Infrastructure configuring, deploying and maintaining routers/firewalls/servers all over the world using the most recent technologies. In the following list you will find my knowledge in the computer and network technologies: Linux servers and desktop administration Apache web servers running in Linux, Windows and Unix (FreeBSD/OpenBSD) Mail servers configuration/administration using qmail, Postfix and Exim Good experience with Cisco routers, switches and firewalls (PIX) DNS servers administration using BIND Control panels knowledge, Plesk, Cpanel, Virtualmin, H-Sphere OpenVPN client/servers configuration Untangle configuration/setup Asterisk setup/configuration using Asterisk source or using fully customized installations like Elastix Services and server monitoring using Zabbix, Nagios, BigBrother and Cacti Database servers using MySQL/MS SQL/PostgreSQL Windows 2000/2003 configuration/administration for AD purposes, Exchange Mail Servers, WWW/DB servers Samba deployments using LDAP backend to store user information Experience with Linux Clusters using Heartbeat and Linux Virtual Server NAS, iSCSI, SMB network storage knowledge. I have experience with FreeNAS and Openfiler Experience with IBM Bladecenter S using HS12 and HS21 servers, from build to put the servers in production using Gentoo/Samba/LDAP/GoSA and Asterisk for the HS12 OpenWRT installations and configuration using Routerboard/PCEngines embedded PCs pfSense configuration/customization I have installed Wordpress, SugarCRM, V-Tiger, OTRS, Zimbra, Roundcube, and many others open source software in production environments  less

    linux-system-administration lamp-administration freebsd amazon-web-services amazon-s3 amazon-ec2 mysql vmware-esx vmware-administration devops 00 more less
    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1216 HOURS
    • URUGUAY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Server Administrator, Virtualization, Networking - CISCO, Google Apps

    My objective is to bring excellent client satisfaction, providing quality and professional work. I am an IT Engineer with bachelor degree. I'm also an experienced Linux Server Administrator, areas of my expertise are: *Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist *Windows … more

    My objective is to bring excellent client satisfaction, providing quality and professional work. I am an IT Engineer with bachelor degree. I'm also an experienced Linux Server Administrator, areas of my expertise are: *Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist *Windows family Operating Systems (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Rights Management System for Active Directory (installing, configuring) *Linux - CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Webhosting Administration (cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin) *Amazon AWS setup using RightScale.com or Amazon tools *Apache (installation, configuration, optimization) *Network administration (CCNA certified) *MySQL (installation, configuration, optimization) *Subversion systems - SVN, Perforce (instalaltion, configuration) *Atlassian JAVA applications - Jira, Confluence, etc. (installing and configuring) *SMS Gateway (Kannel, PlaySMS) *Mail programs (Exim, Postfix, Qmail, dovecot, ssmtp) *Webprogramming knowledge: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript *System Backup and Restore automatization *System Services Monitoring automatization *Virtualization (VMWare, VirtualBox, HyperVM, OpenVZ, Xen) *Shell Scripting *VPN systems, OpenVPN (installation and configuration) I can figure out fast the problem and find a solution for it. Languages that I speak: Russian and Romanian - native speaker; English - advanced level.  less

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    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1619 HOURS
    • ROMANIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 17 TESTS
    GROUPS:
  • Linux administrator / Devops engineer - AWS, Vmware, Puppet, Amazon

    I am self-motivated professional with over 10 yrs. of experience, I have strong work ethic and productive self-starter, proven with success being a freelancer at oDesk. I perform each project to the fullest of my capabilities and with the dedication … more

    I am self-motivated professional with over 10 yrs. of experience, I have strong work ethic and productive self-starter, proven with success being a freelancer at oDesk. I perform each project to the fullest of my capabilities and with the dedication that is expected from a professional as myself. Team player - Participated in multiple projects, joining large teams, effectively co-working with other professionals Effective leader - Took over leadership and managed team resources to achieve goals meeting deadlines. I've great experience with: - OS deployment, configuration and troubleshooting: CentOS, Ubuntu, Windows Server 2003 - 2012R2. - AWS (RDS, EC2, SES, S3, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, RedShift, Elastic Beanstalk etc.) - Web / Mail / Application: Apache, Tomcat, Send mail, Zimbra, Postfix, Qmail, Squirrelmail, FTP, Samba, OpenLDAP, POP3/ IMAPS & IIS server, Courier Map, Request Tracker, Openfire IM Server, Kickstart Server, LTSP, Cpanel, WHM and Plesk, Redhat Directory Server, CAS. MS Active Directory Server, WSUS Server, Atlassian JIRA\Confluence deployment and troubleshooting. - Virtualization: Vmware Server, Vmware ESXi Server. - Network Monitoring Tools: NagiOS, MRTG, PRTG, Solarwind, OpManager, OpenNMS, Watsup Gold. - Database: MySQL, Postgresql & MS SQL. - CMS: Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Liferay - DMS: Alfresco Well experience in Linux & Windows System administration, Puppet deployment, LDAP, Postfix, NFS/NIS, Samba, MySQL, Liferay, Alfresco, Tomcat, PHP, Apache and many others technologies.  less

    puppet-administration amazon-ec2 virtualization cpanel whm dns apache-administration firewalls linux-system-administration centos nagios vmware-administration mysql database-administration liferay magento drupal wordpress joomla php customer-support custom-cms rackspace-cloudservers varnish-cache memcached apache-ant apache-tomcat redhat-administration 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1973 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Senior Linux Administrator / Virtualization /Asterisk / VoIP / cPanel

    I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Advanced Knowledge of shell scripting Advanced Knowledge of Perl programming Network Administration Network Security (Penetration Testing) Server Auditing Technical Support … more

    I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Advanced Knowledge of shell scripting Advanced Knowledge of Perl programming Network Administration Network Security (Penetration Testing) Server Auditing Technical Support Virtualization (mainly Parallels Virtuozzo/openVZ/ProxMox) Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin Tweaking and Optimizing Apache for better performance Hardening PHP Data recovery Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP solutions.  less

    linux-system-administration asterisk mysql cpanel whm centos samba apache-administration perl security nagios bash freepbx trixbox 00 more less
    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 6623 HOURS
    • EGYPT
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 7 TESTS
  • Amazon Cloud

    Over the past 15 years I have been involved in systems and network engineering across heterogeneous environments. During the last 7 years I have worked in the design and implementation of Virtualization solutions with VMware and small to medium size … more

    Over the past 15 years I have been involved in systems and network engineering across heterogeneous environments. During the last 7 years I have worked in the design and implementation of Virtualization solutions with VMware and small to medium size Datacenters. For the last 2 years I worked on several Cloud Migration, SaaS Deployment projects and Architecting/Managing Amazon SaaS Environments. Some recent responsibilities/projects include: * Server Operating Systems: Amazon Linux, Windows Servers * Monitoring/Trending/Notification with CloudWatch, SNS, Nagios, Munin, DotCom-Monitor * Design/Implementation of SaaS Environment in multiple Amazon VPCs * Amazon Console Security using IAM / CLI and API Tools * Database Services utilizing Oracle, MSSQL and MySQL RDS * Reverse-Proxying/Load-Balancing using Nginx, HAProxy and Amazon ELB * Storage/Content Delivery utilizing CloudFront with S3 and Akamai * Host Intrusion Detection utilizing OSSEC (AlienVault) * Vulnerability Assessment utilizing QualysGuard (internally to VPC and externally to websites) * Application Servers: JBoss, Oracle Application Server, WebLogic * Email Servers: Sendmail, Procmail, Postfix * VPNs: Cisco VPN, Cisco Anyconnect, OpenVPN, OpenVPN Access Server * Automation of Amazon Deployments with Chef and Cloudformation * Server Migrations to the Cloud using Double-Take, Amazon VMDK Import, Rsync  less

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    • $31.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 6963 HOURS
    • CYPRUS
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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