[CALUG] More UDP foolishness
Mordechai T. Abzug
morty at frakir.org
Thu Apr 13 22:48:19 CDT 2006
On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 11:43:19PM -0400, Jason C. Miller wrote:
> So, the question is....can anybody recommend a COMMON program that
> you would find on most operating systems that could be pointed at an
> arbitrary UDP port and would tell you the status of that port?
> Seems like it'd be simple, but I can't seem to think of any at the
For the local computer, netstat works just great. Comes with Linux,
Solaris, lots of other *nix variants, and even Windows. lsof is also
For a remote computer, no such luck. But netcat is really portable,
and is a telnet-like client for testing both TCP and UDP connections.
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