Why is port 22 open by default?

Frank Tegtmeyer fte-sub-freebsd-questions at fte.to
Wed May 7 13:03:29 PDT 2003

Daniela <dgw at liwest.at> writes:

> Is SSH really so secure that it can be on by default?

SSH may have bugs like every other software (in fact it already had).
If you don't need it, turn it off.

This is a general principle: don't run unnessecary services.

Regards, Frank

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