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Re: a record?

  • From: John Levine
  • Date: Wed Nov 16 01:08:30 2005

>> Moving sshd from port 22 to port 137, 138 or 139. Nasty eh?
>don't do that! Lots of (access) isps around the world (esp here in
>Europe) block those ports

If you're going to move sshd somewhere else, port 443 is a fine
choice.  Rarely blocked, rarely probed by ssh kiddies.  It's probed
all the time by malicious web spiders, but since you're not a web
server, you don't care.