[Dev] [FYI] port 22 on servers going away
fauno at endefensadelsl.org
Sat Dec 23 01:48:05 GMT 2017
Luke Shumaker <lukeshu at lukeshu.com> writes:
> On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:46:51 -0500,
> Joseph Graham wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 17, 2017 at 11:53:56AM -0500, Luke Shumaker wrote:
>> > For security and administration reasons, the Parabola servers have
>> > pretty much always had SSH on port 1863.
>> Fake security. Pointless and annoying.
> It's not really security. It's administration. On port 22, there are
> so many bogus requests, that looking at the SSH logs is pointless,
> there's too much noise. On a weird port, you can look at the logs,
> and have it be useful. And having admins that look at the logs is
> better security.
and also because corporate networks usually block most outgoing ports
including ssh but leave (left?) port 1863 open because of msn messenger B)
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