[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port

mark m.roth at 5-cent.us
Sat Oct 24 14:42:16 UTC 2009


Stephen Wong wrote:
> 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.

One thing to consider: an attacker with a clue will scan your system with 
something like nmap, and find whatever port you've opened for it.

Btw, you *have* made sure that only protocol 2 is enabled for ssh, right?

	mark



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