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I had a customer (former life) whose firewall blocked ssh, but not telnet.

Set up sshd to run on both the standard ssh port and port 23,
and I got two problems solved at once (no insecure telnet access, customer could log in).


Derek D. Martin wrote:

> Kent Borg said:
>>Derek Martin <ddm at> wrote:
>>>SSH also replaces rcp.
>>Very nice.  Slight problem, at my work the firewall isn't letting my
>>ssh sessions out.  I can't ssh to my box or to the World, but I can
>>ssh from the World to my box. 
> Do you mean to say that you can't ssh from your machine to machines
> outside your network? 
> I'd agree that this sounds like a firewall issue, but without being
> able to look at it, it's really tough to say.

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