This is a process and a couple of script to allow you to setup an additional
sshd service on an alternate port.
The two scripts below are for CentOS/RHEL 6, but they can be easily adapted for the current versions. The
new script will prompt you for the instance name and port. It will verify that both a unique. The script will also add
iptables rule, if you are running it. If you’re using
selinux, you will need to make some additional changes manually.
del script will prompt you for the name of the instance you want to delete.
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