Hello Digital Ocean comrades,
I greet you as a newbie and, of course, with a basic question relating to challenges I am having getting an SSH connection to connect to port 443 on my Ubuntu droplet.
Let me first set the basics.
Installed and created droplet; followed instructions in excellent tutorials located at https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/additional-recommended-steps-for-new-ubuntu-14-04-servers
have also reviewed and used portions of
Server is up and running. I was able to custom configure to connect to a specific port (27182) for SSH.
Now, I wish to add Port 443 connection for SSH. I have edited sshd_config to add Port 443 as well as Port 22
ufw has SSH enabled and ports 27182/tcp, 443/tcp and 22/tcp cleared for traffic.
Port 27182 Port 443 Port 22
xxxxxxxxxxxxx:~$ sudo ufw status Status: active
To Action From
27182/tcp ALLOW Anywhere 80/tcp ALLOW Anywhere 443/tcp ALLOW Anywhere 25/tcp ALLOW Anywhere 27182/tcp (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6) 80/tcp (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6) 443/tcp (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6) 25/tcp (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6)
all edits to ssh_config were in nano and were saved. ssh was stopped then restarted
ufw has been reloaded.
I CAN telnet and puTTy connect to ports 27128 and to 22. I CANNOT get any sign of life from port 443… nothing… telnet never responds to it and puTTy spits a connection error when attempting 443 connection from a windoze box; terminal from my mac delivers same results. Can connect to 27182 and 22 from mac OK.
All my web research suggests I should be able to run an SSH connection though port 443… yet I cannot get it to work.
Any ideas on what I should do next to unplug port 443 connection? I am new with unix, so kindly be patient. No doubt this is going to be a very basic configuration error or misunderstanding on my part.
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