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OPS235 Lab 7

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To help harden (protect a server from attack or "penetration"), system or security administrators have the ability to "trick" or "mislead" a potential hacker in order to prevent system penetration.
In this part, you will learn to use a combination of '''SSH server configuration ''' and ''' iptables rules ''' to redirect the SSH port to allow secure data traffic via another port (as opposed to the default port: 22), and use iptables to reject (better log) incoming tcp traffic via the default port.
'''Q:''' What is the result of this?'''A:''' Simple. Permit the SSH service for the organization, and yet trick and confound the potential hacker into thinking that ssh traffic is used on a port that is no longer available (but they may not know this!) ... Sneaky! >;)
:'''Perform the following steps:'''

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