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Sysadmin change ssh port question

Discussion in 'System Administration' started by hitman, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. hitman

    hitman Member

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    i am sorry if this is a duplicate but i could not seem to find it
    could you please tell me why if i change the ssh port it has to be under 1024?
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Google ;)

    linux - Why change default ssh port? - Server Fault
    obscurity - Risk of running services on ports >1024 - Information Security Stack Exchange
     
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  3. hitman

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    yes google-fu is an acquired skill :D
     
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    Are there any ports under 1024 that we should not use?
     
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