[nSLUG] Bell FibreOP port blocking

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 17:02:07 ADT 2015


On Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 11:36 AM, Eugene Cormier <eugene.cormier at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 02:26:54PM -0300, D G Teed wrote:
> >[...]
> >
> > SSH is best for home servers to run on an alternate port anyway, or you
> will
> > have brute force attempts hammering the system 24x7.
>
> I put my ssh port to 443 so that I can connect from hotels and the
> like....
>
> Eugene
>

Some corporate networks allow outgoing traffic on a few "standard" ports,
so
ssh may have to use 22.   In my experience, the level of brute force attacks
has gone down in recent years.

-- 
George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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