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Tag Archives: ssh

Disable Direct root access

Disable Direct root access in Linux Server Disabling direct root access provides two levels of security. The login needs to be performed as a normal ssh user first and then switch to root user.  This necessitates two valid logins and passwords. Also  only privileged users are permitted to switch to root, that too provides another  Full Article…


Custom SSH port

Custom SSH port in Linux Server Changing the SSH port to a custom one will increase security. This can be performed by changing the default value assigned to the directive “Port” in the configuration file /etc/ssh/sshd_config Port 22666 Once the modification is completed,  restart the sshd server and check whether you are able to connect  Full Article…


SSH Security

As we know, the security of a server is quite essential as long as it is active. In most cases, a mistake happens during the initial server set up will lead to a disaster at later period of time. In this post I am trying to prepare a check list for the initial server hardening  Full Article…