[net] user connction to sshd

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Sun Jul 10 13:41:12 MDT 2005


On Sun, 2005-07-10 at 00:40 -0600, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> You can also run it on another port (222?).  Anyone who needs to ssh in
> knows where it can be reached and you don't have to limit the IPs that
> you can connect from.

I am currently running ssh on a different port (due to NATing and
fowarding) but I've seen just as many attacks on that port as on the
standard port.  

The moral here is that trying to obscure a service by running it on a
non-standard port will not give you any security.

Michael

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