Submitted by tonster on Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:24
6221 Oakhurst Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI. 48197
Phone (734)340-4795
Fax (734)340-3344
Anthony T. Publiski
Summary of
Administration of Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, and XP Workstations and/or
Administration of Redhat, Debian, SuSE, FreeBSD, NetBSD, BSDi, AIX,
HP-UX, and Solaris Unix systems.
Proficient in Software such as: Apache, PHP4/5, mysql, postgresql, BIND,
tinydns, dnscache, courier-imap, sqwebmail, vpopmail, qmail, sendmail,
postfix, spamassassin, clam antivirus, sophos antivirus, Norton AntiVirus,
Microsoft Exchange 2000, Windows 2000 Server/Advanced
Server/Professional, Windows XP Professional/Home Edition, Windows
95/98/ME/7/8/8.1/10, cyrus, Microsoft SQL, CheckPoint FireWall-1,
SecuRemote, MC Service Guard (Linux and HP-UX)
Proficient in the administration of Zimbra Collaboration Server e-mail
servers and appliances.
1998 - 2000 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI.
General Classes/Computer Science Major
Took general classes including classes for C++ and Data Structures.
1996 - 1998 Schoolcraft Community College Livonia, MI.
General Classes/Computer Sciences Major
Took general Classes including classes for Visual Basic and Delphi.
1995 - 1996 Plymouth Salem High School Plymouth, MI.
Oct 2007-Present Zimbra/Yahoo!/VMware/Telligent/Synacor WFH
Sr. Technical Support Engineer / Escalation Engineer / Release
Ensured that Zimbra’s Email Server product was continuously in a
releasable state
Wrote scripts in support of compiling and packaging of Zimbra’s Email
Server product.
Supported the Engineering Team in maintaining Infrastructure for
Development and QA of Zimbra’s Email Server Product.
Provided Remote Technical Support for Customers of Zimbra’s Network
Edition Collaboration Server email software.
Maintained internal servers providing employee mail, ftp, and linux
support systems.
Created custom scripts for internal and customer-specific applications.
Worked on-call in support of hundreds of customers running various linux
and MacOS servers all over the world.
Supported Linux distributions such as RHEL 4, RHEL5, RHEL6, RHEL7,
SLES 10, SLES 11, Ubuntu 8, Ubuntu10, Ubuntu 12, Ubuntu 14, CentOS
4, CentOS 5, CentOS 6, CentOS 7, MacOS 10.4, and MacOS 10.5.
Provided Tier 3 Support for customers having advanced-level server
Provided on-site and in classroom training to students learning about to
install, configure, and administer the Zimbra Collaboration Server in their
Assisted several times running the labs and answering customer
questions at VMworld.
Assisted with the planning, shutdown, move, and startup of all lab
systems after the acquisition by Telligent of Zimbra. Lab systems had to
be moved from Washington to Frisco, TX and be integrated into a new lab
environment with little downtime.
Assisted in migration of all production mail, web, and license servers from
VMware to their new hosted environment after acquisition. This was was
accomplished with very little downtime and in a limited timeframe.
Dec 2002-Sep 2009 Hewlett-Packard Company Dearborn, MI.
Level 2 Unix Administrator
Created HP-UX Depot’s and Solaris Packages for distribution on large
network of hosts.
Managed HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, Redhat, and SuSE Linux Servers
Developed Service Guard-on-Linux solution for Proctor and Gamble in
order to support their global Shipping and Packing plants.
Completed packaging of customized versions of software for Linux,
Solaris, and HP-UX using packaging methods specific to each OS (pkg in
Solaris, depot in HP-UX, and RPM in Linux).
Responsible for staging multiple servers in the Dearborn HP Service Desk
Worked with HP Service Desk Team to develop a custom application to
accept incoming email from various sources, insert information from the
email, and create a ticket in the Service Desk Ticketing System. Tool was
written in perl, using multiple external perl modules and working with the
postfix email system, apache webserver, with a separate interface written
in php with a postgresql SQL backend.
Wrote separate utility using postgres database along with PHP on an
apache webserver to allow our teams to use a Turnover system in order
to keep each shift aware of open issues existing from the previous shift.
Utility went on to be used globally across multiple teams.
Supported Critical Path in the monitoring and support of their global email
server product. Clusters of computers were monitored and supported
across the US, as well as in England and Japan.
Support Ford and Visteon in their global server support in the US,
England, and Germany.
Supported HP-UX, AIX, and Solaris servers for the Defense Logistics
Agency in HP’s Managed Services support group.
June 2001-July 2002 NextHop Technologies, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI.
Systems Administrator
Was responsible for the Maintainance and Management of all Servers,
Workstations, and our Testlab.
Brought online, assisted in developing, programming, installing, and
maintaining our trouble-ticketing system for the IT Department.
All Computers were running FreeBSD, NetBSD, BSDi, Solaris, HP-UX,
AIX, Compaq Alpha, Red Hat Linux, Debian Linux, or Windows 2000.
Installed, Configured, and implemented e-mail Anti-Virus system so all
incoming and outgoing email was scanned for virus across the company.
Brought online Windows 2000 Domain Controller and assisted in
converting all workstations to the Windows 2000 Domain.
Implemented and Deployed Norton Antivirus to all Windows 2000
Workstations and Servers.
Installed, Configured, and Maintained a Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server.
Assisted in two office moves, in Ann Arbor, Michigan and in Mountain
View, California moving all Servers and Workstations to the new office
buildings and mounting hardware and wiring all infrastructure in place at
the new locations.
Perl, Fortran, Visual Basic, Basic, Shell (sh, ksh, bash), Delphi, Pascal,
Java, C++, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Postgres
Have worked with Arbornet, Inc., an ann-arbor based non-profit that runs
a free public access unix system, as well as the Knights of Columbus
which is a Catholic non-profit which holds many fund-raisers, such as
the annual Tootsie Roll Drive.
Will Provide upon request.
To obtain a full-time position in System Engineering and Administration.
Arbornet, Inc. Was on the Board of Directors for approximately 1 year.
Have done a number of fund-raising activities with them, such as
running our Booth at a Computer show in Ann Arbor, as well as running
several auctions of merchandise to benefit Arbornet and M-Net, their
public-access unix system. Currently volunteering as a root doing
sysadmin-type duties. Keeping M-Net up, fixing problems, etc.
Knights of Columbus Have spent time to help our running a weekly
Bingo for the elderly as well as helping to run the annual Ox Roast and
Tootsie Roll Drives.