How to change SSH Port in CentOS?

  1. Connect to your server via SSH as root user.

  2. Run the following command:
    vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config

  3. Locate the following line:
    # Port 22

  4. Remove # and change 22 to your desired port number.

  5. Restart the sshd service by running the following command:
    service sshd restart
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