Written by Sean Behan on Sun Jun 17th 2012

Login as the root user or as a user that can execute sudo commands.

#open this file for editing...
vim /etc/ssh/sshd_config
Find the line that reads
Port 22
Change this to an different and an available port number...
Port 8000
Next reload ssh
/etc/init.d/ssh reload
You won't be kicked out of your session. But if you want to open a new connection to your server you need to specify the port number for the connection.
ssh -p8000 root@yourdomain.com

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#22 #port #security #ssh #ubuntu #Linux

Just finishing up brewing up some fresh ground comments...