Olivier Nicole wrote:
I'd advise you not to filter SSH by IP, that would be the best way to
lock you out of your server.
I did that once :) No fun! But I'll be much more careful this time!
Even if you find all the IP used by your ISP, you cannot predict when
the IP range will change, and it DOES change.
Hmmm. Worst-case scenario, the server farm would have access. Thinking...
If you limit the IP that can SSH to your server, you will not be able
to login when you are traveling and some urgent administration task
need to be performed. And the most urgent tasks must often be
performed when traveling...
I *never* travel! I live in paradise, my needs are minimal and satisfied, and I have no reason to travel :)
Set a strong password to your account (8+ characters, using letters up
and lower case, numbers and punctuation signs), do not allow SSH to
root account, enforce using sudo instead of su.
Never heard of sudo before. Looking it over, I don't understand how that would be beneficial in my case, since I'm the only one who really does anything on the machine. I could and should set it up for those occasions when I have others go in, however. Comments?
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