Securing SSH access

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 14:08:52 MDT 2008


On Fri, 2008-04-04 at 13:47 -0600, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
> > One other thing that I like to do is to move SSH to some port way  
> > off in the
> > boondocks something like 3145.
> > It of course is not the only thing you should do, but it does make  
> > for a
> > good and easy to use first step.
> 
> This was one of the best things that I ever did. A nice bash alias  
> that includes the port makes it no less convenient.

Not to endorse the idea (I'm an advocate of key-only) but this belongs
in .ssh/config, not in a bash alias.  See man ssh_config.

Host shell.overzealous.com
Port 3145




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