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NETCAT(1) User Commands NETCAT(1)

netcat - manual page for netcat 1.31.1

netcat [OPTIONS] HOST PORT - connect

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

nc [OPTIONS] -l -p PORT [HOST] [PORT] - listen

-e PROG Run PROG after connect (must be last)

Listen mode, for inbound connects
With -e, provides persistent server

-p PORT Local port

-s ADDR Local address

-w SEC
Timeout for connects and final net reads
-i SEC
Delay interval for lines sent
Don't do DNS resolution
UDP mode

-o FILE Hex dump traffic

Zero-I/O mode (scanning)
April 2020 Fidelix 1.0