[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port
miguelmedalha at sapo.pt
Sat Oct 24 14:10:20 UTC 2009
> 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.
I was having my logs filled with *literally* hundreds of connection
attempts to port 22 every single day. Since I moved ssh to another port
Also, disable password authentication and use public/private key pairs
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