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Netcat 1.10

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Netcat the extremely useful network swiss army knife for reading and writing data across network connections
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Netcat is the extremely useful network swiss army knife. It is a nice command line tool and usable for a quick portscan, it reads and writes data across network connections and so on. For users who don't like command line unix-like tools (I like this stuff ;-) the very useful vxUtil (very useful but not as flexible as netcat, highly recommended freeware, should be installed on every networked WINCE-device) may be an option too.
The original UNIX version was released in 1996 by hobbit and ported to windows by Chris Wysopal in 1998 (see @stake inc). My WINCE port is based on the Windows sources and is supported by Rainer Keukels CELIB and his great W32Console(NOT required, but recommended for scripting) tool. You will find some nice netcat tutorials in the UNIX and windows readme's (and of course, my readme is hopefully not completely useless ;-) . There is also a nice netcat tutorial by Tom Armstrong available.


The wince netcat behaviour is a little bit different than the win32 one. If it is not listener ('-l') the '-v' option is required. UDP and piping are currently untested. UPDATE: UDP works at least on CE 2.11

The original readme's for UNIX and Windows are included (nice netcat tutorials readme.unix and readme.nt).

Simply try a portscan:

nc -v -w 2 -z <unix-box-name> 20-30

or connect two wince or wince to unix or nt boxes:
nv -l -p 100
nc -v serverboxname 100

Netcat acts as client or as server!

Installation Instructions

Just copy the (now included) celib.dll to your windows dir and the nc.exe to any dir. A double tab to nc.exe opens a window which prompts for the options (no backspaces, I am sorry :-). Example: Try the Cmd line: -v -t unixboxname 23
and voila, netcat acts as a simple telnet tool! See the includes readme files for more options. For more interesting usage a console-tool like Rainer Keukels great w32console is recommended. If you don't use a console on a PocketPC device please read the Netcat review at irongeek. All Netcat output will be written to nc-stdout.txt and nc-stderr.txt in the Netcat directory without a console.

The sh3 wince 2.00 version also needs MSVCRT.DLL for the console (copy it to the WINDOWS directory like CELIB.DLL).


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License Open Source
The program is open source, free and the source code is available on-line.
Website https://www.dr-bischoff.de/wince
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Popularity 729
Total Downloads  66
Submitted By C:Amie
Submitted On 05 January 2019


C:Amie 18 May 2019 at 4:23:22 PM
That moment you find NetCat for Windows CE 20 years too late ;_;

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