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Secure your SSH access

August 9, 2016

Create New Account

$ adduser admin1 --home /var/www

Add New Account as Sudoers

$ nano /etc/sudoers

Disable root account

$ nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Change root login
PermitRootLogin yes change to PermitRootLogin no

Change SSH port
Port 22 change to Port e.q 2223

Restart SSH

$ service ssh restart

Change Owner www/html folder

$ sudo chown -R admin1:root /var/www/html