[CentOS] Multiple FreeNX servers and SSH ports

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 18:12:36 UTC 2010


Ned Slider wrote:
>
>>> 2) How do I configure these different ports ? By that, I mean : how do I 
>>> tell SSH to use them instead of port 22 ?
>> You don't really need to change the ports on the hosts.  Just configure the 
>> router to accept different ports on the internet side and redirect to port 22 at 
>> the different IP addresses on the inside.  Then you only have to change the 
>> client settings for access from outside.   I'd move both of them away from port 
>> 22 on the outside, though - you'll avoid a lot of password guessing attempts 
>> that will happen otherwise.
>>
> 
> Not all home/consumer routers will allow redirection to another port - 
> some only allow packet forwarding to the *same* port at another IP address.

I guess that's possible - but they are cheap enough to replace if they don't 
provide the functionality you want.  I think I've seen some where they had a 
simple setup to forward a port for a service to the same port at one inside IP 
or you could do a custom setup where you could specific the target port as well.

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com



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