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Hello, I'm trying to use NetCat to transfer some files in my local network. The thing is that netcat seems not being opening ports. I mean when I Code: $ ...
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- 02-20-2008 #1
Using NetCat to transfer files
$ nc -l 3333
$ nc this_machine's_ip 3333
(UNKNOWN) [this_machine's_ip] 3333 (?) : Connection refused
The ip is right since when I ping it it says the machine was found. I've also try to 'port forward' port 3333 to this machine but that wouldn't work neither.
So, how can I make nc listen on that port? or is it that such port is blocked? or am I using nc in the wrong way?
- 02-21-2008 #2
try using nc with -p option
nc ipaddress -p 3333