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Re: That explains the number of ssh login attempts

Also, not many places allow outbound SSH connections, so its likely a VPN will be needed for remote access. That's going to hide the SSH server anyway. Otherwise, there's fail-2-ban, port knocking and other measures which can be used to mitigate brute-force password attacks.

Perhaps the SSL/SSH confusion comes from people putting ssh on port 443 so that they can get to it by pretending to be HTTPS,

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