[SATLUG] Re: Questions about home server security: non-standard ports

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 14:53:11 CST 2013


Its common practice to change ports, especially SSH.

On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 1:28 PM, Frank Huddleston <fhuddles at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
>
>   Thanks for the suggestions about security on a home server. I see that one
> thing people do is use non-standard ports.
> I have done that myself, but get the feeling that it's just security through
> obfuscation and does nothing more than put a little hurdle in the way of a
> cracker, and increases complexity. So what do you think: is this worthwhile
> as a security measure?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Frank Huddleston
>
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Jeremy Mann
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