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Amit Caleechurn



Amit Caleechurn born in 1982 in Mauritius, lives at Quatre Bornes. His first experience with IT started at the age of 11, discovered Linux in 1999 and fell instantly in love with it. Quickly got accustomed with the basics, followed his first Administration course in 2001, security followed shortly, took some months' holidays from work last year to complete his RHCE (805007092328507)in India. Currently working on achieving RHCA, has already completed RHS333 & RH423. Shortly after completing his certification he left the Casino and moved to a Software Technology Provider. He was previously responsible for assembling & programming slot machines and surveillance systems having followed courses in these fields in Singapore, Russia and Ukraine. His interest has always been with Open Source technologies and it finally had the better of him. Currently he implement all Open Source technologies his company starting from Samba PDC/FDS, mail servers to server consolidation using Xen. He is also a part time lecturer teaching Linux (Red Hat/CentOS & Fedora) administration to professionals from various companies willing to make the switch. He has been a user of Fedora since Core 1 and admires the work the fedora team makes to bring cutting edge technology to end users.

Areas of Expertise

  • Samba
  • Fedora Directory Server
  • Virtualization
  • Webserver
  • Tuning
  • Troubleshooting

Programming Languages

  • Bash
  • Perl


  • English
  • French
  • Hindi


  • Red Hat Enterprise Directory Services & Authentication (RH423)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Security & Network Services (RHS333)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE Red Hat Enterprise 5)
  • Linux Advanced Administration
  • Linux Advanced Mail Administration
  • Linux Firewall Solution
  • Linux System and Network Administration
  • Programming with Perl
  • Bash Scripting essentials

Verify Red Hat Certificates


Promote the use of Linux in Mauritius

Organize Install fests and Distribute free DVDs

Write Technical articles for Mauritian Linux users