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There are 5 things that every good Linux Administrator knows. Do you know what they are?
They are in no particular order of importance:

1. Users are a Necessary Evil - Do you ever wonder why System Administrators seem so annoyed by you and your questions? It's because you are, in fact, an annoyance to them. Don't be insulted by this--it's just fact. You are generally the reason they exist but life would be easier for them if you didn't exist or ever need anything from them.
Take a deep breath and realize that you have a symbiotic relationship with your users. They probably don't like you either.

2. The Biggest Security Risks are Internal - As any good security expert will tell you, most security issues arise from inside a corporate network not from the outside. Most port scans, virus attacks, hacks, password stealing, and stolen data occurs from within your own ranks. Linux Administrators have the advantage of using a Unix Operating System that is inherently secure by virtue of the limited ability of users to damage the system.
Local users still pose the biggest security threats to a system through the download and use of rootkits, port scanners, and password crack programs.
Create Use or Terms of Service Policies that describe acceptable use and behavior. Make hack attempts a terminable offense.

3. Network Services are System Doorways - Any network service provides access to your system--which means service to your users and potential security risks. Network services are as necessary as users but also provide a way in for those with unsavory intentions.
Use chrooted services or separate (virtual) systems for services and run those services under ordinary user accounts.

4. Documentation is a Job Requirement - Whether or not you stay in a job for 1 year, 10 years, or for your entire career, you need to document changes, upgrades, updates, and how things work in your environment. You don't need to create a cookbook but a year or two from now, you may not remember the changes you made to the mail server to get it to relay local network traffic.
Documentation is a good thing. Programmers do it. System Administrators should too.

5. System Uptime is Top Priority - We, as System Administrators, may not like it but we have to admit that users, managers, and the public in general expect 100% uptime for any service or system. We also know that a system will fail at the most critical times.
Uptime is maximized by implementing good change control, timely security updates, and careful user management.

Realistically, one could list 20 or more critical things that System Administrators should know but after many years as a Linux and Unix Administrator, these are the ones that came to mind first.

What do you think are the most critical aspects of being a Linux System Administrator? Talk back and let me know.

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Merin.M.O
MURINGATHERI(h), MERIN.M.O
Thrissur(D)
KERALA -09961936864 BG-52 ,kanpoor ,delhi Email merinouseph@gmail.com Mobile: 09953757024

¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬
Application for the position of System Administrator/ Network Engineer

I have 3.3 years experience in computer hardware and network, experienced in hardware troubleshooting, LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi,Structured cabling, servicing of printers, Network security, Firewalls, windows 2003 servers and Anti virus Strategies.
OBJECTIVE
Seeking a position to utilize my skills in the IT/Telecommunications services. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: WAN/LAN, Wireless, System integration, test, design, Administration and support.
Aspiration and career Direction
To work in a reputed company with an aim of contributing my efforts towards achieving their goals, which would at the same time help me in improving my talents and bring out my full potential.
TECHNICAL SKILLS

Networking: Switching, LAN/WAN, TCP/IP Protocol, IP Addressing and Subnetting, IP Access Lists.

Software/OS: Microsoft Windows Servers (2003, 2000, NT), Microsoft Windows (all versions), Linux, Microsoft Office, Exchange server.

Certifications: diploma engineering in computer hardware and maintenance (3year )
(gov. polytechanic collage chellakkara)

: MCSE Completed
(INFOPARK- H-66,SouthExtension, Newdelhi)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
10th june 2008 to till this date
Designation: costumer support engineer
Company : zion computers private limited is delhi based IT company, it provides, networking &system administration including supply of system, networking device & peripherals, sales and service of branded laptops and desktop pc’s IT consultancy , AMC, and keeping server’s of different company
www.ziongroup.com
merin@ziongroup.com
company profile
http://www.ziongroup.com/Company%20Profile%20of%20Zion%20Computers%20Pvt%20Ltd.pdf


20th January 2008 to 10th June2008
Company: Mass Computer Systems, 102/57, Manjusha bulding, Nehruplace, New Delhi-110019, India. Ph-#91-11- 26433100, 26411944, 41607111
(Mass Computer Systems is a Delhi based IT company. It provides , Networking & System Administration including supply of Systems, Devices & Peripherals, sales and service of all branded Laptops and Desktop pc’s, IT consultancy, AMC, Structured cabling Etc.)
Designation: System Engineer (I.T)

Job Profile:
• Installation and configuration of Microsoft windows 2003 server
• Installing and configuring Active Directory on windows 2003
• Disk management – configuring disks & volumes, extending volumes, spanned volume, stripped volume, Disk quota , RAID, Backup and restore , scheduling backup , volume shadow copy (VSS), shadow copies of shared files, Automated system recovery. Installing and administering IIS 6.0
• Configuring and maintaining Terminal Sever, Remote Desktop, Remote assistance, RIS.
• Configuring and maintaining DNS, DHCP in windows 2003 enviourment.
• Laptop and desktop configuration ,troubleshooting and program instalation


15th January 2007 to 19th January 2008

Company Manapuram finace Pvt.Ltd
Manappuram group of firms,Thrissur (d) Kerala ,india
Website: www.manappuram.com, e:mail- manappuram@vsnl.com
Designation Manager

(this is a Kerala based pvt.ltd bank. In Delhi their are 17 branches and All over India its 600 branches. it offers gold loan ,vehicle loan, money transfer in any where in world, loan transfer in all over India, foreign currency exchange and business loan )

13th April to 20th December 2006

Company : computer park ,kunnamkulam thrissur(d)
Kerala, India
Designation : Customer support Engineer (IT).

(This is a Kerala based IT Solution Provider. It delivers technical, management and directly related services for clients. Solutions include system administration, sales and service, networking, IT consultancy, AMC, Structured cabling Etc. .)

Extensive Hands on experience in implementing, configuring and supporting the following:

• Installations and Maintenance of Pcs and different classes of Servers.
• Installations of Modems, LAN Cards, Wi-fi Routers, Printers, CD ROMs, Hard Drives, memory etc.
• PC laptop and desktop configuration, program installation, testing, and support. Installation and configuration of Windows networking, MS Exchange, Outlook.
• Installation and Trouble shooting of different Operating systems like Windows NT/XP, Windows 2000 and Linux. Installation and Configuration of LAN/WAN hardware and Software.

ACADEMIC QULIFICATION

COURSE
UNIVERSITY/BOARD
INSTITUTION

SSLC
KERALA
G.H.S.S Erumapetty

Plus Twoi
KERALA
G.H.S.S Chathannur

Diploma Engineering
Branch:-computer hardware maintenance
State board of Techanical
Education
Gov.Polytecnic collage
Chelakkara

SUB:-1st Year-English,Tec-Maths, Engineering graphics, Electrical &Electronic Circuit,
Soft: Computer fundamental and C Programing
2nd year-logic system design, microprocessors & interfacing, Computer Architecture, System Software ,Electronic-System &Device, Transducer display system,
UNIX and OOP
3rd year-Industrial management & Entrepreneurship ,Computer communication and Network
Advance microprocessors & microcontrollers,TCP/IP,Computer peripherals & trouble shooting
Visual programming


Personal Details

Name : Merin.m.o

Father’s Name : Ouseph m.l

Sex : Male

Age & Date of Birth : 23, 17-03-1986

Nationality : Indian

Passport No. : G02B1950567

Place of issue : COCHIN

Date of issue : 20-11-2006

Date of expiry : 19-11-2016

Driving license : 1145/04

Permanent Address : MURINGATHERI(H)
ERUMAPETTY (P.0).THRISSUR (D)
Kerala, India.

Declaration:

I do hereby declare that all the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Date:09 / 05 /2008

Place: New Delhi. MERIN OUSEPH
Mobil:-09953757024

0

Merin.M.O
MURINGATHERI(h), MERIN.M.O
Thrissur(D)
KERALA -09961936864 BG-52 ,kanpoor ,delhi Email merinouseph@gmail.com Mobile: 09953757024

¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬
Application for the position of System Administrator/ Network Engineer

I have 3.3 years experience in computer hardware and network, experienced in hardware troubleshooting, LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi,Structured cabling, servicing of printers, Network security, Firewalls, windows 2003 servers and Anti virus Strategies.
OBJECTIVE
Seeking a position to utilize my skills in the IT/Telecommunications services. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: WAN/LAN, Wireless, System integration, test, design, Administration and support.
Aspiration and career Direction
To work in a reputed company with an aim of contributing my efforts towards achieving their goals, which would at the same time help me in improving my talents and bring out my full potential.
TECHNICAL SKILLS

Networking: Switching, LAN/WAN, TCP/IP Protocol, IP Addressing and Subnetting, IP Access Lists.

Software/OS: Microsoft Windows Servers (2003, 2000, NT), Microsoft Windows (all versions), Linux, Microsoft Office, Exchange server.

Certifications: diploma engineering in computer hardware and maintenance (3year )
(gov. polytechanic collage chellakkara)

: MCSE Completed
(INFOPARK- H-66,SouthExtension, Newdelhi)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
10th june 2008 to till this date
Designation: costumer support engineer
Company : zion computers private limited is delhi based IT company, it provides, networking &system administration including supply of system, networking device & peripherals, sales and service of branded laptops and desktop pc’s IT consultancy , AMC, and keeping server’s of different company
www.ziongroup.com
merin@ziongroup.com
company profile
http://www.ziongroup.com/Company%20Profile%20of%20Zion%20Computers%20Pvt%20Ltd.pdf


20th January 2008 to 10th June2008
Company: Mass Computer Systems, 102/57, Manjusha bulding, Nehruplace, New Delhi-110019, India. Ph-#91-11- 26433100, 26411944, 41607111
(Mass Computer Systems is a Delhi based IT company. It provides , Networking & System Administration including supply of Systems, Devices & Peripherals, sales and service of all branded Laptops and Desktop pc’s, IT consultancy, AMC, Structured cabling Etc.)
Designation: System Engineer (I.T)

Job Profile:
• Installation and configuration of Microsoft windows 2003 server
• Installing and configuring Active Directory on windows 2003
• Disk management – configuring disks & volumes, extending volumes, spanned volume, stripped volume, Disk quota , RAID, Backup and restore , scheduling backup , volume shadow copy (VSS), shadow copies of shared files, Automated system recovery. Installing and administering IIS 6.0
• Configuring and maintaining Terminal Sever, Remote Desktop, Remote assistance, RIS.
• Configuring and maintaining DNS, DHCP in windows 2003 enviourment.
• Laptop and desktop configuration ,troubleshooting and program instalation


15th January 2007 to 19th January 2008

Company Manapuram finace Pvt.Ltd
Manappuram group of firms,Thrissur (d) Kerala ,india
Website: www.manappuram.com, e:mail- manappuram@vsnl.com
Designation Manager

(this is a Kerala based pvt.ltd bank. In Delhi their are 17 branches and All over India its 600 branches. it offers gold loan ,vehicle loan, money transfer in any where in world, loan transfer in all over India, foreign currency exchange and business loan )

13th April to 20th December 2006

Company : computer park ,kunnamkulam thrissur(d)
Kerala, India
Designation : Customer support Engineer (IT).

(This is a Kerala based IT Solution Provider. It delivers technical, management and directly related services for clients. Solutions include system administration, sales and service, networking, IT consultancy, AMC, Structured cabling Etc. .)

Extensive Hands on experience in implementing, configuring and supporting the following:

• Installations and Maintenance of Pcs and different classes of Servers.
• Installations of Modems, LAN Cards, Wi-fi Routers, Printers, CD ROMs, Hard Drives, memory etc.
• PC laptop and desktop configuration, program installation, testing, and support. Installation and configuration of Windows networking, MS Exchange, Outlook.
• Installation and Trouble shooting of different Operating systems like Windows NT/XP, Windows 2000 and Linux. Installation and Configuration of LAN/WAN hardware and Software.

ACADEMIC QULIFICATION

COURSE
UNIVERSITY/BOARD
INSTITUTION

SSLC
KERALA
G.H.S.S Erumapetty

Plus Twoi
KERALA
G.H.S.S Chathannur

Diploma Engineering
Branch:-computer hardware maintenance
State board of Techanical
Education
Gov.Polytecnic collage
Chelakkara

SUB:-1st Year-English,Tec-Maths, Engineering graphics, Electrical &Electronic Circuit,
Soft: Computer fundamental and C Programing
2nd year-logic system design, microprocessors & interfacing, Computer Architecture, System Software ,Electronic-System &Device, Transducer display system,
UNIX and OOP
3rd year-Industrial management & Entrepreneurship ,Computer communication and Network
Advance microprocessors & microcontrollers,TCP/IP,Computer peripherals & trouble shooting
Visual programming


Personal Details

Name : Merin.m.o

Father’s Name : Ouseph m.l

Sex : Male

Age & Date of Birth : 23, 17-03-1986

Nationality : Indian

Passport No. : G02B1950567

Place of issue : COCHIN

Date of issue : 20-11-2006

Date of expiry : 19-11-2016

Driving license : 1145/04

Permanent Address : MURINGATHERI(H)
ERUMAPETTY (P.0).THRISSUR (D)
Kerala, India.

Declaration:

I do hereby declare that all the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Date:09 / 05 /2008

Place: New Delhi. MERIN OUSEPH
Mobil:-09953757024

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