dyndns and the last hop - trying to set up ssh access to a machine on my LAN [Solved]

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Nov 25 11:30:23 UTC 2006


On Sat, 2006-11-25 at 03:22 -0500, Claude Jones wrote:
> On Sat November 25 2006 2:41 am, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > You are going to have to forward a port (say port 22) to port 22 on
> > the machine you'd like to login in to. You may want to _not_ use port
> > 22 on the router if you have a choice.
> 
> Thanks, Arthur - had no idea it was that simple. That did the trick. 
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I would second Arthur's recommendation to choose a port other than 22
but that does require reconfiguring sshd_config on which ever machine is
getting forwarded since the linksys is incapable of changing the
incoming/outgoing port #'s

Otherwise, if you are going to leave port 22 open to the world, the
package 'denyhosts' is probably a very good idea.

Craig




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