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Date:      Tue, 9 Mar 2004 14:08:04 -0500
From:      Garance A Drosihn <drosih@rpi.edu>
To:        Jason Halbert <jhalbert@hawaii.edu>, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Moving SSH port off of port 22
Message-ID:  <p060204ecbc73c5e7954d@[128.113.24.47]>
In-Reply-To: <000001c40608$f5c59c10$117869a8@red>
References:  <000001c40608$f5c59c10$117869a8@red>

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At 9:01 AM -1000 3/9/04, Jason Halbert wrote:
>Hello All:
>
>I need some help moving SSH off of port 22, preferably onto
>port 23 and disabling telnet.  Can I do this just by changing
>something in /etc/services or by means of a firewall?

You change the configuration for sshd in /etc/ssh/sshd_config,
un-commenting and changing the line that says '#Port 22'.  You
will probably find that you also want to change ~/.ssh/config
files (on other hosts) to add an entry for the host where you
are running sshd on port 23.

You should not change /etc/services for this.

-- 
Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad@gilead.netel.rpi.edu
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad@freebsd.org
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih@rpi.edu



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