Linux Consultant

Linux Server Maintenance

One of the most overlooked aspects of running a Linux server is the need for regular scheduled maintenance of that server. While it is true that Linux is a stable and secure Operating System, there is still a need to regularly maintain your Linux server. I offer three Linux server maintenance plans- basic, advanced, and premium. Which plan is best for your server depends on your needs, and budget.

Maintenance Plan
Basic Maintenance Plan
Premium Maintenance Plan
Frequency of maintenance
Bi-weekly
weekly
Installation of all available security updates?
Linux Server Maintenance
Linux Server Maintenance
Examine error logs for possible issues (server log analysis)
Linux Server Maintenance
Linux Server Maintenance
Email maintenance report once per month
Linux Server Maintenance
Linux Server Maintenance
Test backup archive integrity
Maintain Linux Server
Linux Server Maintenance
Check available server resources, compare historical resource usage over time, to determine if a hardware upgrade is needed in the future.
Maintain Linux Server
Linux Server Maintenance
Install all available updates (non-distribution)?
Maintain Linux Server
Linux Server Maintenance
Occasional administrative tasks ?
Maintain Linux Server
Linux Server Maintenance
Optimize server performance ?
Maintain Linux Server
Linux Server Maintenance
Cost/month (average)
$25
$65

There are two sample maintenance reports available: Basic | Premium

For more information on maintenance tasks, or to schedule routine maintenance for your Linux server, please contact me.