Ubuntu 12.04 SSH server port

  • Posted on December 15, 2014
  • frknlAsked by frknl

HI everyone, I want to change my ssh server port 22 to 443 and i used this command

‘sudo nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config’

After saving config file i write this command ‘reload ssh’ but server dosen’t answer, Now i can^t connect to my ssh server using 22 and 443 port from putty please help me, this is important!

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In addition to what has been mentioned, I advise against using a reserved port for SSH, 443 is a reserved TCP port for HTTPS:



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