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Change SSH Port

By default, Everywhere, The SSH port is 22. However, Linux allows you to change the SSH port on your server. It makes a lot of sense to change the SSH port. It is because, if someone tries to bruteforce the default SSH port, they will not find SSH service running.

There are 65535 ports in a Linux system. You can keep any port as long as it is not currently used by any other service. With a random SSH port, The login “attempts” on your server will decrease a lot! And it also becomes very hard to find the SSH port.

With ServerAvatar, You can change SSH port on your server. Here is the step-by-step tutorial to change it.

Step 1: First, you need to log in to the ServerAvatar account.

Step 2: Click on the Server Dashboard button.

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Step 3: Now, you will see the option Settings on the left-hand sidebar of the Server Panel. Click on “Settings”.

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Step 4: Now, you will see the Settings form like the below image. Then Click on “Security Settings”.

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Step 5: Now, You can change your SSH Port. Then click on the “Update” button.

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