Useful netcat examples on Linux

Often referred to as the “swiss army of knife” for TCP/IP networking, Netcat is an extremely versatile Linux utility that allows you to do anything under the sun using TCP/UDP sockets. It is one of the most favorite tools for system admins when they need to do networking related troubleshooting and experimentation. This tutorial presents a few useful netcat examples, although the sky is the limit when it comes to possible netcat use cases.