[Dev] [FYI] port 22 on servers going away

fauno 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)

-- 
:D
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