Tag: Internet Protocol

  • How To: Netcat – Check for open ports with the command line

    Kitty Port-checking When troubleshooting a network integration or any other connection issue in Linux, step one is usually a matter of checking to see if the network port on the other side is even responding. Netcat -The network Swiss Army knife (Hobbit, not nmap)- is the right tool for the job. Before we begin, NetCat […]

  • How To: Send and receive files with Ncat (formerly NetCat)

    As with any application in Linux, piping the output from an application to a logfile or perhaps another application. Can sometimes clarify what is going on. It would be even better if you could “cat” any output over the Network (Ncat, get it?) to another computer. That is where Ncat comes in. First, some basics […]