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netcat Alternatives

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  1. Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer for Unix and Windows. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network.

  2. SmartSniff is a packet sniffer that capture TCP/IP packets and display them as sequence of conversations between clients and servers.

  3. A TCP, UDP, and SCTP network bandwidth measurement tool

  4. tcpdump is a common packet analyzer that runs under the command line.

  5. Debookee is the simplest & most powerful network traffic analyzer for macOS.

  6. NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows.

  7. Ettercap is a suite for man in the middle attacks on LAN.

  8. This project gives a better UI and new functionalities to the initial JPerf 1.

  9. Ethereal® is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis...

  10. NetFort LANGuardian is a network visibility solution which uses deep packet inspection to monitor, troubleshoot, and report on user & network activity.

  11. NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool.

  12. Instant performance assessment of complex networks from pre- to post-deployment.

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Netcat is one of the oldest network tools in the "Unixverse", it's been there since 1995, and the last official version is from 2004. Although it has many forks and variants that work pretty well on modern operating systems, like ncat from the Nmap suite, or this alternative Netcat version from Mike Frysinger.
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