vBulletin Distributed Server Setup -- 3

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We are looking for an experienced system administrator or server architect to set up a distributed server environment for our vBulletin forum. The goal is to separate the web server, database server, and image server for improved performance, scalability, and security.


Web Server (Server 1):

Install and configure vBulletin on the web server.

Ensure proper synchronization of vBulletin files across the server cluster.

Database Server (Server 2):

Set up and configure MySQL or another database server.

Create and configure a database for vBulletin.

Establish secure communication between the web server and the database server.

Image Server (Server 3):

Configure the image server to serve static files, including vBulletin images.

Update vBulletin configuration to use the image server for serving images.

File System Setup:

Implement a reliable file synchronization method across the web server cluster.

Load Balancing (Optional):

Implement load balancing to distribute incoming requests across multiple web servers.

Security Measures:

Configure firewalls on each server to allow only necessary traffic.

Implement security best practices for all servers.

Backup and Recovery:

Establish regular backup procedures for both the database and files.

Test backups regularly to ensure successful restoration.

Performance Monitoring:

Implement monitoring tools to track the performance of each server.

Skills Required:

System Administration:

Experience with Linux server administration.

Proficiency in configuring web servers (e.g., Apache, Nginx).

Knowledge of database server setup and maintenance.


Understanding of network configurations and security.

vBulletin Expertise:

Previous experience with vBulletin forum software.


Knowledge of security best practices for server setups.

Load Balancing (Optional):

Experience with load balancing technologies (e.g., HAProxy, Nginx Load Balancer).

Backup and Recovery:

Familiarity with backup solutions and recovery procedures.

Monitoring Tools:

Proficiency in implementing server monitoring tools.


This is a project-based contract. The successful candidate will work closely with our team to ensure a smooth transition to the new server architecture.

PHP System Admin Linux MySQL vBulletin

Project ID: #37458626

About the project

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