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Re: How much difference does it make to run ssh on a different port number?

On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 16:07 +0200, Tarapia Tapioco wrote:
> Occasionally people recommend running sshd on a different port number
> (not 22) to reduce the number of cracking attempts (dictionary
> attacks).
> Does this really make a big difference?
> Anyone have any statistics on it?

when i tried this the number of attacks went from several daily to zero.
unfort several remote computers i use seem to expect me to ssh out using
port 22 :(

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