Question

SSH listen on 443

  • Posted February 4, 2014

Hi,

I would like my SSH server (sshd) on my CentOS 6.5 droplet to listen to more than one port. So, I specified 2 ports, 22, and 443. Connecting to it via port 22 works fine, but 443 doesn’t. I made sure that the firewall wasn’t the issue by disabling it, even though I think it was configured correctly. I swapped out 443 in my configuration for any other port (80, 2222, 2223, etc.) and all those ports work for connecting to the ssh server…just 443 doesn’t…it’s weird. I checked that no other servers are holding onto that port (443) either…after starting up sshd, I ran a netstat and saw that it was listening on 443…it just never responds to the request from the SSH client.

Any ideas what I’m doing wrong? Thanks…

Kevin

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Hi, I have the same problem. How were you able to solve this? Thank you so much.

never mind…I had a prerouting rule in there that I shouldn’t have… <br>please ignore this post…