Change SSH Port in CentOS

It is always dangerous to run SSH on port 22. So better not to be late one should always change SSH Port to something other. Below is a method to change ssh port.

A) Login to your server through PUTTY

B) Run the commands below:

nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config

search for the line #Port 22 . Uncomment it and change 22 to something else. Press ctrl+o to save and press x to exit.

C) Restart SSH

service sshd restart

*Note: If nano is not installed run (yum -y install nano)

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