Re: UDP port 22

From: Richard E. Silverman (
Date: 04/28/04

Date: 28 Apr 2004 07:51:30 -0400

>>>>> "MM" == Mike Mimic <> writes:

    MM> Hi! I found out that on my system (Debian) there is in
    MM> /etc/services written that UDP port 22 is used by SSH. How is
    MM> that? Is not ssh only TCP? Is this a mistake?

UDP port 22 is reserved for SSH along with the TCP port. It is not
currently used by any SSH implementation of which I am aware.

If you peruse the rest of your service file, you'll find that this is
standard practice.

  Richard Silverman