The (short) story of how the SSH port became 22.

The (short) story of how the SSH port became 22.

submitted by Avatar starman edited

www.ssh.com/academy/ssh/port#how-ssh-port-becam…

cross-posted from: https://programming.dev/post/9907720

The SSH port is 22. This is the story of how it got that port number. And practical configuration instructions.

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anton

Boring story:
22 was free, he asked for it, he got.

Avatar Max-P

And it was between 21 and 23, two services that SSH was replacing (FTP and Telnet).

Pantsparty

Oh my, that was short.

Avatar Illecors

Them fins must be doing something right. Linux, ssh... Probably something else amazing I'm not aware of as well!