Bogdan Stoica

Senior Linux Administrator & Freelancer

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  • Birthdate 16-04-1981
  • Work As Linux System Admin
  • Phone No private

About Me

/Who Am I / What I do


IT professional with broad range of qualifications up to and including postgraduate level. Experience in public, private and voluntary sectors, including combined 10 years of service on several web hosting companies. Currently seeking long-term freelance clients and non-executive directorships.

I am passionate, hard working, have a great sense of humor, I like to help and get involved!

My services include but no limited to: linux server install/config/admin, linux servers security, web server security, website security (wordpress), virtualization, bash scripting, backup tools, malware scanning, malware removal, web hosting services, vps servers etc

I am a certified cPanel & WHM Administrator having 2 cPanel/WHM certifications:
- cPanel & WHM Administrator Certification (proof of certificate)
- cPanel & WHM System Administrator I Certification (proof of certificate)

I have successfully completed the NDG Linux Essentials course in the 
Cisco Networking Academy (proof of completion)

I have successfully completed the NDG Linux Unhatched course in the 
Cisco Networking Academy (proof of completion)

I'm also a part time senior linux tech consultant for:
- SolaDrive
- Sologigabit

I do accept Bitcoin payments:


11 years of experience
181 projects completed
803 hours of work
952 cups of coffee


/My entire career


Mathematics & Physics Section

Liceul Carol 1 Craiova

Graduation diploma

Information Tehnology

Facultatea de Automatica, Calculatoare si Electronica Craiova

License and graduation diploma

2009 - 2014

System Administrator


- Linux server management: CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu
- Virtualization: vmWare, vSphere client, OpenVZ, KVM, Hyper-V
- Backup: R1Soft Backup, BackupPC
- Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix, Pingdom, PagerDuty
- cPanel & WHM, ISPConfig, Virtualmin/Webmin/Usermin: install/config/monitor/admin
- Linux services: Mail (qmail, exim, postfix), MySQL, Apache, DNS (bind), VPN (openVPN, pptpd, softether VPN), iptables firewall
- Windows services: Microsoft Exchange (2005, 2007), MsSQL 2005, 2008, Active Directory, Windows Server Backup

NOC/Server Administrator

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- Linux server(s) management: CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, SUSE etc
- Linux services configuration: Postfix, EXIM, QMail, Sendmail, MySQL, Apache, DNS (bind), VPN (openVPN, pptpd, softether VPN), iptables firewall
- Backup configuration using BackupPC and other backup tools (local backup, network backup or backup to NAS using iSCSI)
- Server monitoring: Zabbix, Nagios
- Server Virtualization: vmWare, vSphere Client
- Windows services: Microsoft Exchange (2005, 2007), MsSQL 2005, 2008, Active Directory, Windows Server Backup
- AutoIT scripting (automate windows tasks)
- cPanel & WHM server administration (also Webmin and ISPConfig)

Jul 2014 - Jan 2015
2015 - 2016

Senior Linux System Administrator


- Linux servers administration: CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Suse, Fedora
- VPS Servers: deployment/os install/setup/config/security/management
- Linux services: MAIL (EXIM, Postfix), SQL (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL), WEB: (Apache, Nginx), DNS (ISC Bind), VPN (openVPN, PPTPD, SoftEther), MailScanner, SpamAssassin, Load Balancing (L4): Haproxy, Caching (Nginx, Varnish CACHE)
- Firewalls: iptables, ipset, CSF Firewall, Shorewall firewall, APF etc
- Backup Tools: BackupPC, R1Soft Backup, Windows Backup and (local backup, network backup, backup to NAS using iSCSI
- Server monitoring (SNMP): Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti, Munin, Kibana, Zenos
- Server Virtualization: vmWare, vSphere Client, KVM, OpenVZ containers, LXC containers, ProxMox, Docker
- Remote Admin: via RDP, SSH, VNC, LogMeIn, Ammy, TeamViewer
- cPanel & WHM, Plesk, Webmin, Usermin, VirtualMin, ISPConfig, CWP, VestaCP, Klomox MR
- Virtual machine migration over local network or Vlan(s) (SAN Storage, local storage, vmware storage)
- Security and real time malware scanning: CXS Scanner, Linux Malware detection (LMD), ISPProtect, BFD, cpHulkd, SIM, LES
- Networking: TCP/IP, static/dynamic routing, QoS
- System logging: Syslog, Syslog-NG, rSyslog, logstash, ElasticSearch, FileBeat, TopBeat, Grafana, Kibana
- Databases: MySQL 5.x, MariaDB 5.x, MariaDB 10.x, PosgreSQL 8.x, 9.x
- Scripting and programming: Bash, PERL, PHP + MySQL
- Ticketing systems: WHMCS, ClientExec, ZenDesk

System Engineer / DevOps

ONEm Communications Ltd.

- Linux servers: CentOS 7.x, Ubuntu 14.x, Ubuntu 16.x, Debian
- Linux services: MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Apache, NGINX, ISC Bind, IPSEC, Haproxy, Freeswitch, Jasmin SMS Gateway, MongoDB, RTPEngine, NodeJS & NPM
- Configuration management: Ansible
- Monitoring: Icinga2, Nagios, NRPE, Zabbix, Ganglia, LibreNMS
- Server Virtualization: OpenNebula 4.x/5.x
- Networking: Dell PowerEdge M I/O Aggregator, Vlan(s), port fowarding, DHCP, DNS, PXE Boot
- Firewalling: iptables
- Load balancing: Haproxy, Nginx
- System metrics: ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Grafana, Kibana), FileBeat, TopBeat, MetricBeat
- Revision control: GitHub, BitBucket, Mercurial

Aug 2016 - today


Linux Servers
Linux and website security


/Work done so far

A short list with the latest 72 projects completed during October 2015 -March 2019. Most of the projects were linux related (CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian), web hosting related (cPanel/WHM, ISPCONFIG, KLOXO), malware removal (mostly for wordpress websites), programming (python, bash), website optimization for speed (google pagespeed, gtmetrix, image optimization, jss/css optimization/minification), server and website security/firewalls etc


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