Pushpendra Yadav
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Pushpendra Yadav

Linux System Admin, AWS, WHM/Cpanel, Plesk


jaipur, India


I'm a linux sysadmin and have worked in a web hosting company for more than eight years and now doing a full-time sysadmin consulting.  I handle servers from co-locations/data centers to different vps and cloud hosting providers such as Rackspace, Amazon, Linode, DigitalOcean, and Softlayer.  I managed mostly lamp-stack servers on CentOS/RHEL and Debian/Ubuntu and several cPanel/WHM servers for shared hosting clients.  I have designed and deployed mid to large scale highly scalable, fault tolerant, automated and secure IT infrastructures using cutting edge complex technologies such as cloud computing, aws/ec2, NoSQL databases, hadoop, load balancers, chef/puppet configuration management systems, varnish cache, nginx/apache ... moreweb servers, solr search and indexing, virtualization, LAMP and python frameworks, RoR etc.   Operating Systems: - Servers: RHEL, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE, solaris Cloud and Hosting Providers: - Manage instances deployed in Rackspace, Amazon, and Linode - Manage dedicated servers in datacenter co-locations and Softlayer Virtualization and Cloud technologies: - Xen: setup, configure, and manage virtual machines running Debian and CentOS -openvz : setup, configure, manage and migrate virtual machines running on CentOS - OpenStack and Eucalyptus: setup, configure, and manage private cloud deployments Hosting Control Panels: - Manage multiple cPanel servers for shared hosting clients and services - Previous experiences include Plesk, zpanel, directadmin, and Webmin control panels DNS: -- Manage DNS cluster on Cpanel DNSOnly versions. Manage zones hosted and integrated with Cpanel servers. - Manage Bind DNS service on dedicated and Cpanel servers (WHM and DNSOnly versions). Manage zones hosted at Softlayer and integrated with Cpanel servers - Managed DNS from different hosting providers (Godaddy, NetworkSolutions, SRSPlus) as well as migrating entire DNS/NameServers between different providers.  Backups: - Cpanel Backups, and different rsync scripts (rsnapshot, rsback, rdiff), remote ftp backup. - Administer backups from cloud providers such as AmazonS3 and Rackspace CloudBackup Version Control Systems: - Git: setup and manage dedicated git hosting server running Gitolite and Gitlab - Github: manage organizations and private repositories. Setup deploy keys and webhooks Alerts and Monitoring: - Configure Nagios/opesview and cacti for servers and services monitoring - Server graphing with NewRelic and Pingdom services. Previous work experience includes Cacti, Graphite, MRTG, and PRTG. Drupal CMS Administration: - Managed Drupal 5,6, and 7 sites on LAMP-stack from different hosting providers - Drupal server and site performance evaluation, tuning, and optimizations - Setup and configure Drupal integration with CiviCRM, ApacheSolr/Tomcat, Memcached, APC, and Varnish - Applies Drupal standard and security updates on different site environments Server Security: - Experienced with setting up PCI Compliant servers. Scanning tools include dedicated Nessus server and third-party scanner like Trustwave and ControlScan - Setup and manage firewall rules with iptables, ufw, configserver firewall (csf), Rackspace RackConnect, AWS SecurityGroups, dedicated firewall devices.  - Rkhunter, Chkrootkits, SSHD, TCP Wrapper, fail2ban. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Sep 2015

    Email security issue
    6 hours
    $16.67 / hr
    $102.80 earned

  • Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

    Cpanel Linux Server setup - Branding
    $75.56 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Jul 2015

    Looking for a SolusVM Expert
    Excellent and very patient. will hire again !
    4 hours
    $16.67 / hr
    $69.46 earned

  • Jul 2015

    Looking for Linux server administrator to fix email issue in the server
    expert server administrator, will hire him again :)
    1 hour
    $13.33 / hr
    $13.34 earned

  • Jun 2015 - Jul 2015

    Need experinced person to install OS to OVH dedicated server and make Configuration
    Quality of work. We will hire again.
    $50.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Jan 2015 - Apr 2015

    Server Admin and Website Migration Expert
    Pushpendra is very skilled and communicates well. Will certainly hire again! His experience and expertise saved us more than once. Very dependable and easy to work with.
    12 hours
    $11.11 / hr
    $137.03 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Apache Server Test (2.0 Family) 3.75 Top 20% 8 mins
Redhat Linux 9.0 Admin Test 2.50 Below Average 26 mins
Redhat Linux 9.0 General Test 4.25 Above Average 11 mins

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87% Job Success
425 hours worked
51 jobs


More than 30 hrs/week
24 hrs response time

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