Top 5 Useful ncat (nc) Command and Examples for Linux Systems

Top 5 Useful ncat (nc) Command and Examples for Linux Systems

Netcat or nc is a networking utility for debugging and investigating the network.

This utility can be used for creating TCP/UDP connections and investigating them. The biggest use of this utility is in the scripts where we need to deal with TCP/UDP sockets.

In this article we will learn about the netcat command by some practical examples.

ncat/nc can be a port scanning tool, or a security tool, or monitoring tooland is also a simple TCP proxy.  Since it has so many features, it is known as a network swiss army knife. It’s one of those tools that every System Admin should know & master.

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