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:
4. Locate the following line:
# port 22
5. Remove # and change 22 to your desired port number.
6. Restart the sshd service by running the following command:
service sshd restart