[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port
stephen at wongstephen.com
Sat Oct 24 14:29:16 UTC 2009
Change the port statement in /etc/ssh/sshd_config and restart sshd
Alternatively, you can make a port direction on your firewall, say,
from TCP port 1234 to internal IP 22. Then, you don't need to change
the server config.
My 2 cents.
Stephen WONG @ Hong Kong
On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 9:23 PM, Oliver Ransom <oliver at ransom.com.au> wrote:
> On 24/10/2009, at 11:40 PM, Miguel Medalha wrote:
>>> How does one switch ssh ports? What is a good port to use? What
>>> ramifications does it have when I need to ssh in? Is it as simple as
>>> ssh user at hots:port?
>> In /etc/ssh/sshd_config replace "port 22" with "port <whatever high
>> (> 1024) you like>"
>> Then configure your ssh clients accordingly.
>> I was having my logs filled with *literally* hundreds of connection
>> attempts to port 22 every single day. Since I moved ssh to another
>> that stopped.
> I don't know if it is viable in your case but using /etc/hosts.allow
> and deny helps if you know what IPs are going to need SSH access.
>> Also, disable password authentication and use public/private key pairs
>> as certification.
>> CentOS mailing list
>> CentOS at centos.org
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS at centos.org
More information about the CentOS