I suppose you know that if you put a machine on the
Internet with an
SSH server listening on port 22, you are going to get bombarded with
password-guessing login attempts.
Previously, I thought that moving the SSH server to a nonstandard port
was sufficient to block these. But now I am seeing these attacks
happening on my Rimu VPS anyway. Should I bother to change the port
Only allow key-based logins?
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Waikato, NZ
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