[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Oct 24 13:10:02 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-10-24 at 05:56 -0700, ML wrote:
> HI All,
> With my new firewall in place, it has opened my eyes to how much  
> traffic gets blocked in a single day and also what are the most active  
> rules. I get *a lot* of requests for port 22.
> 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?
I suppose it's easier to ask a list than to actually look at man pages.

man sshd_config
man ssh

if there's something you don't understand after reading the man pages
and trying things out for yourself, the list will be more useful to you.


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