[Klug-general] Hiding Port 22 on an SSH based VPN

Laurence Southon laurence at southon.uk.net
Mon Apr 2 20:37:06 BST 2007

Peter wrote:
> I run a small private network over the Internet using SSH based commands
> on Port 22. This port is permanently open to the rest of the Internet.
> Is there a simple way of hiding it except for my own computers.


You would do well to generate keys and only allow logins by this method, 
as well as any firewalling. And certainly disallow root logins by any 

I speak from experience of a server hacked.


Laurence Southon

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