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Vmware Admin Resume Profile

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • About 7 years of experience on heterogeneous Systems/Network, VMware Administration.
  • Expertise in installing configuring, managing troubleshooting of VMware ESXi5.0/ESX3.5, vCenter Servers.
  • Assessment, design and Implementation on the vSphere Upgrade, 70 ESX host's upgraded from VMware ESX 3.5 to ESX 4.0 ,SRM 4.5, VDI View 4.5 and ThinApp 4.5
  • Expertise in Network Systems Administration of Windows server 2003 / 2008 and Sun Solaris.
  • Experienced in creation of VM's on ESX server and installation of Windows, Linux and its flavors.
  • Experienced with design and deployment of middleware and applications running in VMware Infrastructure.
  • Network configuration on ESX servers which include NIC teaming / Bonding for Failover and Load Balancing purpose, VLAN's etc.
  • Upgraded the VMware tools, VM's hardware 7 on all the VM's as a part Upgrade process.
  • Upgraded Virtual Centers to vSphere and created a linked mode environment for VC's
  • Migrating Virtual Machines across various VMware products like ESXi, GSX server, Workstation and VMware server.
  • Building /Configuring /Supporting of New Datacenters, Clusters with HA DRS, Resource Pools.
  • Administering and managing Windows server 2003 / 2008 Active Directory services, DHCP and DNS servers. Updating servers with latest service packs, security patches and antivirus definitions.
  • Worked with TCP/IP components like DHCP,WINS and DNS servers
  • Installation, Configuration Troubleshooting of hardware including Tower, Rack Blade Servers.
  • Experienced in LAN/WAN configuration and troubleshooting of the SAN devices Fiber channel VLAN Switch, Network Storage Router, Modular Data Router, Tape Library and Tape Controller .
  • Solid experience in configuration and maintenance of LAN/WAN on CISCO Routers and Switches.
  • Strong Knowledge of the OSI Layersandall Interfaces on Routers and Implementation of the Static routes and Default routes RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP on router to connect to the ISP. Expertise in implementation of Standard Extended Access lists on the Router.
  • Experienced in maintaining the Router Locally, Remotely and Backing up of IOS Software.
  • Hands on experience in implementing the IP Subnetting FLSM, VLSM, and CIDR. Implementing the single network into multiple networks and hosts, to avoid the wastage of IP address.
  • Expertise in Password Recovery of Telnet, Console, Auxiliary, Enable Secret Passwords.
  • Expertise in installation, configuration and virtual hosting of the Apache web server and its security.
  • Technical expertise in Send Mail Configuration and Administration on linux 6.0
  • Solid Experience in installing configuring Microsoft Outlook and Windows Exchange server 2003.
  • Expertise in Configuration and administration of SAMBA and web proxy on Linux and UNIX.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • VMware Products : VMware vSphere5, ESX 3.5 Server, Virtual Center Server 2.5, VIC,
  • VMware Player, VMware Workstation 6.x, VMware Converter,
  • System Administration : VMware ESX, Windows 2003/2008R2/2012
  • Network Administration : LAN/WAN on Cisco Routers and Switches.
  • Protocols : TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, SMTP and HTTP HTTPS
  • Routing : RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP.
  • Switching : VLANs, Spanning Tree, and VTP.
  • Remote Access : PPP, ISDN, Frame Relay, NAT/PAT.
  • Packages : Oracle, MS office, JAVA installation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

VMWARE ADMIN

HARDWARE: - Cisco UCS 5108 chassis, UCS B200 M2/B230 M2 series Blade servers, Cisco UCS 6120XP Fabric Interconnect switch's.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experienced in Installation, Configuration and Administration of VMware vSphere4.x, 5.x/vCenter Servers and Deploying HA DRS Cluster, Managing cluster resources
  • Experienced in applying monthly updates to windows servers 2003, 2008R2 and 2012 versions
  • Maintained and troubleshooted windows servers windows 2003, 2008R2 and 2012 versions
  • Creating disk spaces for windows servers.
  • Resolving tickets in ServiceNow and TechExcel. And coordinating with offshore team
  • Cloning, Building and deploying new VM's and Installing different guest OS like Windows server 2003 / 2008 / 2012 and Linux. Creating virtual NIC's for the respective VM's and assigning the network connections to a particular port group in the Vswitch's
  • Maintaining disk spaces, RAM and connections to SAN of virtual servers
  • Resolving AVAMAR backup issues
  • Maintaining Backups of the VM's, taking snapshots
  • Managing VM's by vSphere Clinet and Web Client.
  • Upgraded VMware tools for the VM's
  • Administration of user and group accounts and providing appropriate rights to user accounts according to their requirements
  • Troubleshooted network issues between Distributed vSwitch, Layer 2 switches and resolved slow performance between SAN network and VM networks.
  • Upgraded the VMware tools, VM Hardware 9 on all the VM's as a part Upgrade process and also Upgraded VirtualCenter to VSphere and created a linked mode environment for VC's.
  • Migrating virtual machine configuration files and virtual disks from one Datastore to another Datastore Customizing VM's Memory, hard disk, Nic . Analyzing log files, Resources utilizing monitoring.

Confidential

VMWARE ADMIN

HARDWARE: - Cisco UCS B200 M2/B230 M2 series Blade servers, Cisco UCS 6120XP Fabric Interconnect switch's.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experienced in Installation, Configuration and Administration of VMware vSphere4.x, 5.x/vCenter Servers and Deploying HA DRS Cluster, Managing cluster resources.
  • Executed DataCentermigration projects concurrently about 600 Windows applications migrated P2V, V2V by using VMware Converter.
  • Successfully completed VBlock platform firmware upgrading to VCE support Matrix version 3.0.3 as part of bug fix activity.
  • Upgraded VMware Tools and VM Hardware version7 on all windows based Virtual Machines, which will now enhance Virtual Machine performance and ability to perform block level incremental backup.
  • ESXi4.1 Host patches has been deployed successfully on all regional sites which will avoid security vulnerability.
  • Successfully completed Virtual Machines migration and ESXi boot LUNs from old VMAX to new VMAX storage.
  • Cloning, deploying new VM's from Templates different type of guest OS like Windows 2K3/2K8, Red hat Linux. Creating virtual NIC cards for the respective VMs and assigning the network connections.
  • Creating vSwitch's, different type of port group's like Service Console, VMKernel, Virtual Machine and assigning the VLAN no's. Configured NIC Teaming for load balance failover.
  • Managing VM's and ESXi hosts by using vSphere Client, Putty and Web Access and installing the VMware Tools on the VM's.
  • Administration of user and group accounts and providing appropriate rights to user accounts according to their requirements. Configured the licensed files on ESX and VC server.
  • Configuring NAS, SAN, and iSCSi storages to the VMware ESX servers and installed the iSCSi Software and Hardware Adapters to the ESX servers.
  • Configured the NTP server on ESXi hosts for the time synchronization between ESXi hosts VM's.

Confidential

VMWARE ADMIN

HARDWARE: - NetApp storage, UCS 5108 Blade Servers, Cisco switches and Routers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrated end-to-end integration of Cisco Cloud Portal 9.3.1 formerly NewScale , Cisco Process Orchestrator formerly Tidal Enterprise Orchestrator with Cisco Unified Computing System UCS , VMWare, NetApp, FlexPod and Cisco Server Provisioner and other proprietary Cisco applications, enabling self-service provisioning of applications, network elements and their respective infrastructure environments.
  • Expertise in Installation, Configuration and Administration of Cisco Cloud Portal CPO and Cisco Process Orchestrator TEO on Windows 2008 Server.
  • Expertise creating runtime users, targets, process with variables on Cisco Process Orchestrator TEO server. Worked on Cisco UCS Chassis with B200 and B200 M2 blades.
  • Experienced in Installation, Configuration and Administration of VMware ESXi 5.0 / VCenter Servers. Assessment, design and Implementation on the VSphere Upgrade, 1000 ESX hosts upgraded from VMware ESX 4.0 to ESXi 5.0.
  • Executed Data Center migration projects concurrently about 5,000 Windows applications migrated P2P, V2V by using VMware Converter.
  • Creating new VM's and Installing different guest OS like Windows server 2003 / 2008, Linux and Sun Solaris. Creating virtual NIC's for the respective VM's and assigning the network connections to a particular port group in the Vswitch's.
  • Creating vSwitch's, different type of port group's like Service Console, VMKernel, Virtual Machine and assigning the VLAN no's to that. Configured NIC Teaming for load balancing and failover.
  • Managing VM's and ESX servers by using vSphere Client, Putty and Web Access and installing the VMware Tools on the VM's.
  • Administration of user and group accounts and providing appropriate rights to user accounts according to their requirements. Configured the licensed files on ESX and VC server.
  • Configuring NAS, SAN, and iSCSi storages to the VMware ESX servers and installed the iSCSi Software and Hardware Adapters to the ESX servers.
  • Cloning, deploying VM's to Template, Templates to VM's, VMotion, Storage VMotion etc. Configured the NTP server in ESX server for the time synchronization between ESX and VM's.
  • Generating report summary and performance for ESX servers and VM's. Creating a snapshot's for the VM's. Creating new folders, data centers, clusters and resource pools in the VC.
  • Scheduling tasks, monitoring tasks, creatingalarms. Deploying load balancing, implementing Network security.
  • Deploying HA DRS Cluster, Managing resources.
  • Migrating virtual machine configuration files and virtual disks from one Datastore to another Datastore Customizing VM's Memory, hard disk, Nic .Analyzing log files, Resources utilizing monitoring.
  • Problem analysis and Troubleshooting of ESX Server with service console.Resolving issues on servers, VLANs, routers, and switches in the data center.

Confidential

VMWARE ADMIN

Hardware: - HP Proliant DL 380 G4, DL 380G5, HP Proliant Blade Servers, HP EVA 5000, Dell PowerEdge R710, Dell EqualLogic PS-4000XV, PS-4000E, Dell PowerVault NX3000, Dell PowerConnect 5424 iSCSi optimized switch, Cisco switch's.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of VMware ESX 3.5, 4.0 / vCenter Servers. Installing, patching, management and troubleshooting of ESX 3.5 and VC 2.5 servers.
  • Assessment, design and Implementation on the VSphere Upgrade, 70 ESX hosts upgraded from VMware ESX 3.5 to ESX 4.0.
  • Executed Data Center migration projects concurrently about 2,000 Windows applications migrated P2P, V2V per quarter.
  • Upgraded the VMware tools, VM hardware 7 on all the VM's as a part of Upgrade process.
  • Upgraded Virtual Centers to VSphere and created a linked mode environment for VC's.
  • Creating new VM's and Installing different guest OS like Windows server 2003 / 2008, Linux and Sun Solaris. Creating virtual NIC's for the respective VM's and assigning the network connections to a particular port group in the Vswitch's.
  • Creating VSwitch's, different type of port group's like Service Console, VMKernel, Virtual Machine and assigning the VLAN no's to that .Configured NIC Teaming for load balancing and failover.
  • Administrated the VBlock 300 Series environment and also monitored the entire VBlock hardware infrastructure by consolidating the UIM Provisioning center into UIM Operations. Provided 24/7On-call for the VBlock Environment
  • Provisioned CiscoB200 M2 blade severs using UIMP 2.1 version. Monitoring the Cisco MDS 9506, Cisco Fabric Interconnects 6140, Nexus 5020 switches.
  • Used Cisco UCS 1.3for managing Cisco B200 M2 and B440 M2 Blade servers.
  • Managing VM's and ESX servers by using VIC, Putty and Web Access and installing the VMware Tools on the VM. Install, upgrade, delete, and query packages in system.
  • Administration of user accounts groups and providing appropriate rights to user accounts according to their requirements. Configured the licensed files on ESX and VC server.
  • Configuring NAS, SAN, and iSCSi storages to the VMware ESX servers and installed the iSCSi Software and Hardware Adapters to the ESX servers.
  • Cloning, deploying VM's to Template, Templates to VM's, VMotion, Storage VMotion etc. Configured the NTP server in ESX server for the time synchronization between ESX and VM's.
  • Generating report summary and performance for ESX servers and VM's. Creating a snapshot's for the VM's. Creating new folders, data centers, clusters and resource pools in the VC.
  • Scheduling tasks, monitoring tasks, creating alarms. Deploying load balancing, implementing Network security. Responsible for Remote and Local server builds through HP-ILO
  • Deploying HA DRS Cluster, Managing resources.
  • Migrating virtual machine configuration files and virtual disks from one Datastore to another Datastore Migration of servers P2V and V2V by using VMware Converter and PlateSpin.
  • Used to work on Double Take Availability for high availability solutions like affordable data protection and immediate recovery.
  • Customizing VM's Memory, hard disk, Nic .Analyzing log files, Resources utilizing monitoring.
  • Problem analysis and Troubleshooting of ESX Server with service console. Resolving issues on servers, VLANs, routers, and switches in the data center.

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