[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port

mark m.roth at 5-cent.us
Sat Oct 24 14:51:23 UTC 2009


ML 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  
>> port
>> (> 1024) you like>"
>>
>> Then configure your ssh clients accordingly.
> 
> So I added Port 2977 Under Host *
> 
> So I have:
> Host *
> Port 2977
> 
> I rebooted and I get a connection refused now when I try to connect.
> 
> I am doing: ssh -p 2977 user at ip
> 
> I must have missed something.

Check your firewall rules.

	mark


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