I'm trying to open port 22 on my local machine (Windows 7 32 bit). I'm using a web tool to check if my port is open. It says that port 22 is closed. So I disabled firewall to see if it causes port to be blocked. Even with firewall disabled port 22 is still closed.
I'm connecting straight to my cable without a wireless router. What could be the issue?
update I'm trying to connect to a server(Linux - CentOS release 4.5) using SSH. I'm using Putty client on my machine (Windows 7). When I try to connect, the connection times out. I ran command
telnet mysite.com 22 to find out if I can connect via port 22 and I get 'Connection timed out.' message.
update 2 figured it out. Besides firewall on my local computer, there was also a firewall on server which only opened up port 22 to certain IPs. So even though port 22 was open, it wasn't open to my IP.