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How to Change MikroTik SSH Port [Change Winbox Port]

How to increase Mikrotik security by change Mikrotik SSH port, Winbox port, FTP port.

28 Sep, 21 by Oliver K 2 min Read

To guarantee the MikroTik security and to avoid any kind of attack, one of the security configurations is changing the port number of MikroTik access utilities like Winbox, SSH, Web, FTP, and some other ways. To know about How to Change MikroTik SSH Port, and How to Change MikroTik Winbox Port, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Use the Winbox application or any other method to log in to the MikroTik router. In this article, we will be using the Winbox application.


Step 2: Click on “IP” menu and select “services”. In the newly opened window, you can see all of the ports that are used by MikroTik to be connected online.


Step 3: Double click on the port that you wish to change. Set the number in the port field and click on “OK”.


Note: There is a possibility to disable the ports that will not be in use.


We hope that with the help of this article you now have a better understanding of How to Change MikroTik SSH Port, how to change Winbox port, how to change MikroTik API port, and some other MikroTik access ways. with this configuration, you can secure your Mikrotik server. If you run into an issue or have any questions, you can always post them in the comment section below or contact us via live chat or e-mail.

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Oliver K

I’m Oliver k. I have MS degree in Computer Engineering. For nearly 5 years that I have been working on web programing and also in last 2 years I have worked on windows and Linux VPS. This is my honor to share my experiences with a new community.