System Administrator

Here are the duties which I performed as a System Administrator

  • Managed a team of System Admins, DBAs, Developers, Network Engineers, Test Emgineers
  • Installing, configuring and managing ESX servers, V Sphere and virtual center.
  • Consolidation of Datacenters using VMware Infrastructure.
  • Installation, Configuration, Administration and troubleshooting for VMware ESX servers. HA, DRS, V Motion and Troubleshooting of Virtual Center
  • Creating and managing VMware cluster. Enabling HA and DRS features in a cluster
  • Configuring and managing HA Settings and Customizing HA for Virtual Machines.
  • Configuring DRS in a Cluster. And the DRS Automation Level Using DRS Affinity Rules.
  • Creating resources pool, Template & Clone in ESX.
  • Creating and managing Virtual Machines, Installing VM Tools and allocating for end user
  • Performed hot conversion and cold conversion of physical server's to VM's and VM's to VM's using V Center Converter.
  • Moving VM's from one LUN to another LUN using Storage V motion.
  • Monitoring VM'S & ESX Servers using virtual center
  • Creating Virtual Switches & Port groups in Virtual Environment
  • Creating templates, editing and deploying VM's using templates, managing snapshots and restoring, cloning of VM's, configuring V Switch and group ports.
  • Configured V Motion, Alerts, SNMP and NTP, Configuring alarms.
  • Troubleshooting problems with the help of Event Logs
  • Troubleshooting the ESX Server using Putty
  • Setup Windows Servers - 2003, 2008, 2012
  • Setup Failover Clustering on Windows and SQL Servers
  • Migrated SQL Server 2000 to 2005
  • Setup Windows Active Directory on Win 2008, Win 2012
  • Maintained Windows Servers, Users, Groups
  • Backup & Restore database on SQL Server
  • Deploy and manage Exchange Server 2007/2010
  • Regular Maintenance of SQL Server, Managing Log Files, Database Tables etc
  • Created SQL Server Database, Users
  • Worked with Amazon Cloud EC2 (Linux, Windows, SQL)
  • Regular update of Server and Workstations using WSUS