[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Sat Oct 24 13:38:29 UTC 2009

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?

Pretty much everything you need to know about SSH is on the Wiki here:


Why don't people use the Wiki? These same topics come up over and over 
again, and no one ever refers to the resources available on the Wiki?

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