opening port for SSH
rob at sterenborg.info
Wed Dec 14 18:28:15 CET 2005
> But some questions I have here:
> What's the benefif of preferring
> either "--dport ssh"
> or "--dport 22"?
It's the same. Look in /etc/services for service-names you can use.
You can use the notation that you prefer.
> And, what's the means for "bindind the ssh server to a higher port"?
A "higher port" means a portnumber somewhere above 1024.
Normally ssh binds to port 22/tcp (see above). In sshd_config you can
tell it to bind to 49152 or something.
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