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Working at several companies coming as a sysadmin, animasyon in fact.

Maintained network workstations and a "server".

Almost always the same: adsl modem looking at the switch, where all computers are turned on, and then printers. The servers represent in the best case, terminal access, and in fact — faylopomoyki.

Recently began to realize that autoplays from such constancy. From the new only the installation of the jabber server opened, and we initially wanted the users of ICQ to distribute and everything, but mastered herself. I want to evolve, not stagnate and can't think of anything this time, and the second task no work is not posed, except "Oh, my bad prints, replace the cartridge".

To throw that stagnant companies cannot — as part of the service as IP.

On one experimental company decided to deploy zentyal to at least some variety there. Plans to divide a network, and accounting in one network, the other to another proxy server to configure, again jabber to raise for correspondence.

What can you recommend? Where to go, what to try? I will be glad to any Council and a succes story :)
October 8th 19 at 00:31
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October 8th 19 at 00:33
Start earning money remote freelance and experience hoo, and money will drop a good idea:)
It depends what you mean under remote freelancing :) - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:36
October 8th 19 at 00:35
Go animasyon where a lot of bearded men in sweaters, to run a year with bsimsoi in hand, to experience real situations to rise above as a professional grow in position, and then do whatever you want? So all do the same.
And sometimes stick out so on from service provider — let's just say, there's nowhere to grow. For more on**ISM I have not seen :) I'm serious. With the swage, the Bay and ladder for more than a year on the roofs and areas to run, and the network pulled and communal aerials repaired, and cable TV pulled. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:38
It's not that. You need to get into the "heart" of the it Department. Where are people who will pull you up. If everything around your level — the development will be. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:41
Idea and direction realized. Not in present company, but some are :) - chase_Grimes commented on October 8th 19 at 00:44
October 8th 19 at 00:37
In a nutshell — go of the admins in progeny, offhand I see several options.

— As already mentioned, you can try PHP for freelancing, the experience of my friend's brain to dry does not, but only for a while.
— You can slowly to another brokerstvo vdarit — Android/iPhone, especially iOS freelancers big seller there and prices more interesting than in php and "load brain" better.
— Another option is to start studying 1C — first simple tasks, update the configuration to correct the printed mold, and then harder.
The most romantic option is to begin to pick something open crosnoe, whatever your taste, at least to add modules to Mantis to at least start writing patches for postgresql. It's certainly closer to poetry, but the money will be much later.
Comrades, minus for ios vs php? Not holivara for the sake of solely subjective observations... a friend says remotely for iOS on Moscow 100K/month, looking for people on similar projects, in several places need people on iOS, it seems to me that dostatono promising direction. Although the apples are wary... - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:40
Yes you can also become a physicist, there is more interesting than programming,%) - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:43
No, unfortunately, brains are arranged so that programming is not given. Quite :) - chase_Grimes commented on October 8th 19 at 00:46
October 8th 19 at 00:39
Lyrical digression. Why do you need growth and development?

— You want to work in a large company and do the same thing, only that "I work in a super - duper company"?
— Do you want to obtain a management position and to lead the people?
— You want the Loot...?

I think the most valuable person is the one who knows how to do their job. That is, narrow specialization and "indispensable" — and then swing right and ask what you need.

So first find out what you do want, and then decide which path to choose.
Good luck, and thank you for your attention.
Yes, I already wrote that stagnation, I feel that I start to lag somewhere. Of course I can feel irreplaceable, but he somehow felt different.
And the goal probably like everyone else — to make money. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:42
October 8th 19 at 00:41
If you want to stay in this area, the "Polish" — AD, Exchange, and so on. Or look for more interesting network where knowledge and CCNA is not enough.
By the way, the idea of 1C is also considered promising.
October 8th 19 at 00:43
Perhaps the term "bearded men in sweaters" meant a small IT company, something like a small integrator, where You gradually with the rank and file of the projects will be able to grow to a more serious, where again will be one to consult. Or to work in the banking IT Department, they also have a sea of problems happens, a lot of money, certainly not earn, but the "fun" in terms of something drank is rife.
Yes. Varintov a lot. I started with the IT Department of one Moscow University, after three years left to the provider. The salary is not increased much yet, and experience the mountains. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:46
The Bank will not take likely because of the lack of crust on education. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:49
My friend took it to the Bank by the administrator without the tower, but, first, it was an acquaintance, and secondly, he went on to graduate in absentia. Without a diploma more difficult. - chase_Grimes commented on October 8th 19 at 00:52
A friend worked in a Bank, he was 18 years old, the benefit on linux is well understood. Took when was not yet finished.
To get to the Bank, but any luck to catch the tail, or what would someone recommend. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:55
October 8th 19 at 00:45
The servers represent in the best case, terminal access, and in fact — faylopomoyki.

The answer that immediately came to mind based on the question: master Alfresco — once again the system for the grooming of filopovic and create a budget SED to medium-sized businesses.
Thanks, will consider Alfresco. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:48
October 8th 19 at 00:47
Here are some options:

Learn and master different software products, including practice. Linux for example can be studied for months. Maybe then you will find that many tasks can be done easier, better, or automate. To learn how to use virtualization where it is profitable.

Under Windows (if you want to be windowmenu) study AD policies, configuration, proper configuration of access rights and the installation of IIS, Exchange, Sharepoint, 1C (who else would?). expand the local server of updates of Windows and products. Anti-virus software.

Study the network and phone hardware (this should work wherever they are). A good administrator should be able to design, procure and stretched to the example network of N workstations at 3 remote sites + mobile services + superority of it all to set up mail without spam and without getting into spam. Plus, to configure DNS and BGP peering.

Chrome vinthagen, linuxadmin, and web-phone admin, there are other areas of development. For example, the web admin: the ability to deploy a cluster of web servers ValueRAM (so it nazvalsya? when one data center falls for example, and the system prodoljaet to work), automated betapam, VPN, load balancer. The web admin is able to optimize, to find bottlenecks, configure Apache, Miccoli, Postgres, Oracle, nginx (for example, to enable caching on nginx so that dynamic pages are dynamic, but static was kasioulis for anonymous users), node.js ruby, redis, memcache. Know how to save on new servers with optimization and overclocking the old one. Know how to use the monitoring systems.

Or do you already know and can do?
Yes, the correct routing on Cisco + firewalling between the 3 networks to configure from the console you can? - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:50
Cisco is not available to all, but by the way, iptables, iproute2 and other tasty things Linux can penstraat...
I mean, I would suggest to look towards not only win administration. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:53
Let's just say, I use Linux on the laptop (Debian), but more vinduzyatniki.
About phone hardware is interesting, but yet very few have met them.
About failover heard, but not experienced.
Cisco only hands touched :) - chase_Grimes commented on October 8th 19 at 00:56
October 8th 19 at 00:49
Perizzite in Thailand as a freelancer like I am, there you at least Yip at least not SP, that's what they did.
Tai I see as a place of residence, but later. Plans to develop IP. - waylon.Turcotte commented on October 8th 19 at 00:52

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