You can change the default SSH port for your Linux server as an added security measure.
To Change the SSH Port for Your Linux Server
- Connect to your server via SSH.
- Switch to the root user.
- Run the following command:
- Locate the following line:
# Port 22
- Remove # and change 22 to your desired port number.
- Restart the sshd service by running the following command:
service sshd restart