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SSH WAN port first time

Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:14 am

Hi everyone, trying to find an answer but at the moment unsuccessful, is it possible to SSH into Mikrotik for the first time remotely (ssh) into WAN port ?
the routers default settings are (defconf drop all from WAN) for ether1.

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Re: SSH WAN port first time

Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:11 pm

you must allow the traffic to proceed. it should work
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Re: SSH WAN port first time

Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:29 pm

with default config no, you'll need to allow that first.
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Re: SSH WAN port first time

Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:53 pm


This may seem obvious but make sure you don't leave ssh open too long and that your router is at the latest os.

For extra protection (sounds like a condom ad), allow ssh only from a specific IP address.


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