[ubuntu-uk] SSH question

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sat Jan 12 12:14:12 GMT 2008

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 09:13:56AM +0000, Stephen Garton wrote:
> On a box at home, I have ssh running on a non-specific high numbered
> port. Is it possible to also have it (ssh) listen on port 22, but
> limit it to computers on the local network?

Why also have it on 22? Why not just edit ~/.ssh/config and add a line like 

Host box
 Port 2222

(or whatever the hostname and port number is)

> The reason for asking is that I'd like to do things like synchronise
> my tomboy notes over ssh, but there is nowhere in tomboy (that I can
> find) to configure the port for the add-in.

I do the above for exactly this reason.


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