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Security an IP resolve

Discussion in 'Security' started by latpanel, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. latpanel

    latpanel Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps this can be a fool question, sorry if it's so.
    I've a dedicated server with just one ethercard and I'm thinking of confg several virtuals cards, so each new IP could be assigned to a service:
    nn.nn.nn.01 - webserver (main or real IP)
    nn.nn.nn.02 - mail server
    nn.nn.nn.03 - ftp server
    This three IP would be configured too at my DNS service.

    nn.nn.nn.04 - sshd server (this doesn't appear at DNS and is not related to my site so it is "invisible" )

    I think this is a very simple way to hidden my sshd server, too simple perhaps, but I wonder if it can be a good idea or it's useless.

    Any suggestion?
     
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    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    I cannot see the point in doing any of that ;) Most scripts looking for your SSH access are simply trawling a range of IP addresses, so it won't be hidden. You'd be better off simply moving SSH to a different port, which is simple enough to do in /etc/ssh/sshd_config
     
  3. latpanel

    latpanel Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I know that a security tip es a new port, but I thought this would be a new obstacle. But, yes perhaps you are right, too much work for a very little improve.

    Thanks
     
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