Netcat

Category:Network

Netcat is a tool to generate network traffic.

Send
 nc -p sourceport [destipaddr port]

and Recive

 nc -l -p listenport [sourceipaddr port]

By default it sends TCP packets, which require an ACK from the reciver. For Performance measure use UDP packets: -u

The Traffic can be monitored using ifstat.

This topic: ATLAS > Netcat
Topic revision: 18 Jul 2007, MatthiasLInden
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