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Puppet

Puppet


Over the past few years I’ve been working to modernize and automate our deployment of Linux VM’s. As such I’ve developed our VM environment to use Puppet for configuration management and application deployment. We had a need to deploy FreeRadius to many sites to support our WPA-Enterprise wireless network. Each site required a separate instance […]

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PFsense

PFsense and Netgate Routers


PFsense and Netgate Routers Our company uses PFsense for many of our sites. We utilize PFsense ability to be customized to provide various services to remote and local sites. We implemented our PFsense routers using the built in CARP based High Availability, allowing us to do maintenance and upgrades on the routers without downtime. We […]

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MySQL


I can deploy and maintain MySQL Servers. Commonly I maintain these in association with a websites hosted on Linux servers running Apache. Applications include Drupal, WordPress, cPanel, OwnCloud, and ICTFax.

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PostgreSQL


I can deploy and maintain PostgreSQL Servers, usually providing a backend database to an Apache website. Used by some internal website databases.

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IctFax

ICTFax (http://ictfax.org/)


I designed and deployed ICTFax as part of our VoIP migration. ICTFax integrates with any SMTP email server and uses a SIP Trunk to send and receive faxes to and from emails. ICTFax requires deploying a working FreeSwitch server and configuring it to work with the ICTFax software. I’ve contributed several bug fixes to the […]

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OpenVPN

OpenVPN


We utilize OpenVPN as part of our ever mobile fleet of offices and sites. OpenVPN allows us to quickly and reliably setup offices without the worry of static IPs, NAT or all the other problems that can be associated with IPSec or PPT firewalls. OpenVPN is an SSL/TLS based VPN solution. Clients and Servers are […]

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OpenNMS

OpenNMS


I built and configured our current OpenNMS environment. It allows us to monitor and respond to network outages. It can monitor Windows Services using SMNP and alert us to service crashes. This is particularly useful for identifying when support services such as Backup, Anti-Virus, and VMware Tool services have stopped working.

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