How do I change my SSH port? Print

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In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to change your SSH port using the Serial Console in our portal.

  1. Visit Services

  2. Click on your VPS from the list of Services

  3. Click on HTML 5 Serial Console

  4. Click on Create Session

  5. Type the following, and press ENTER: sed -i 's/22/1234/' /etc/ssh/sshd_config
    This will change your SSH port from 22 to 1234

  6. Type the following, and press ENTER: service sshd restart
    This will restart the OpenSSH service

You should now be able to access your server on port 1234

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