Thomas M | Elance
Last Sign-in: Dec 12, 2015

Thomas M

Professional Linux Admin
  |  7:58 am Local Time


To contribute towards the success of a company as a System Administrator which helps me to grow both as an individual and as a professional.
Service Description
System/Server Administration.

Server Hardening and Optimization.

Advanced Troubleshooting of Linux/Unix servers.

Script Installation.

Control Panel Installation and Administration.

MySQL Implementation, Optimization, replication and Clustering.

Advanced LAMP setups.

Implementation of webservers Like Apache, Nginx, Lighttpd, IIS etc.

Implementation of Linux IPtables using Advanced server firewall software's (APF,CSF, Shorewall etc.)

Installation and configuration of DNS, DHCP, NFS, NIS, HTTP, SMTP , Telnet, FTP, SSH servers.

Installation and configuration and optimization of MTA's Like Qmail, Sendmail, Postfix, Exim and Zimbre.

Installation and configuration of VPN setups like OpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP etc.

Implementation of proxy like SQUID and SOCKS5.

Implementation of server security and security audit.

Server intrusion detection using IDS like SNORT etc.

Implementation of security using tools like BFD, LFD, Mod_Security etc.

DDOS attack detection and prevention and Iframe attack recovery.

Kernel upgrade and patching (especially GrSec Patch).

Monitoring servers using the tools like Nagios, Cacti etc.

Installing and configuring Nagios and Cacti.

Recovering servers from file corruption and file system error.

Good exposure to control panels like cPanel, kloxo, Plesk, HyperVM, HSphere, Webmin, SolusVM and DirectAdmin.

Server Hardening and debugging issues for Clients and Customers.

MySQL (Installation, Optimization, Replication and Clustering) and POSTGRESQL.

Implementation and Configuration of Backup applications like AMANDA and BACULA.

Implementation of Fail-over HA cluster using Heartbeat with DRBD.

Knowledge of NAS and SAN.

Implementation of shared storage using Openfiler and FreeNAS.

Writing basic scripts using BASH, PERL, PYTHON and PHP.
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Awarded: 2008
B.Tech (Information Technology)
2000 - 2004
Cannot Be Disclosed
System Analyst
2010 - Present
Spartan IT Solutions (PVT) LTD.
Senior System Administrator
2009 - 2010
Level-3 System Admin (
Payment Terms
Payment after completion of the work!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thomas M | Elance

Thomas M