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Connecting To Linux Servers With A Custom SSH Port

To connect to a Linux server via SSH using a port other than the default port (22), you can use the option ‘-p’ as shown below.

ssh username_on_server@serveraddress.com -p custom_port_number
ssh username_on_server@server_ip_address -p custom_port_number

Using a custom SSH port can make it more difficult for hackers to breach your server environment.

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