[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port

Oliver Ransom oliver at ransom.com.au
Sat Oct 24 15:02:33 UTC 2009


On 25/10/2009, at 12:10 AM, 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

Try ssh -p 2977 -l user IP

Not user at ip

>
> I must have missed something.
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