Netcat 1.10 is an updated release of Netcat, a simple Unix utility which reads and writes data across network connections using TCP or UDP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable "back-end" tool that can be used directly or easily driven by other programs and scripts. At the same time it is a feature-rich network debugging and exploration tool, since it can create almost any kind of connection you would need and has several interesting built-in capabilities.

Some of netcat's major features are:

A very short list of potential uses:

Changes between the 1.00 release and this release are fairly minimal:

Netcat and the associated package is a product of Avian Research, and is freely available in full source form with no restrictions save an obligation to give credit where due. Get it via anonymous FTP at which is a gzipped tar file and not to be confused with its version 1.00 precursor, nc100.tgz. Other distribution formats can be accomodated upon request. Please test it on your platform[s] and report any problems. Netcat is also mirrored at the following [faster] sites:

MD5 hash taken with L5:
nc110.tgz//F 358 100644 1 666/0 75267 402632f2fe01c169ff19a0ad6e9d608c

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