Syslog: Sending log from remote servers to syslog daemon

July 23rd, 2008 mysurface

syslog is a standard for logging service in Linux, it usually run as daemon like syslogd or rsyslogd. Syslog daemon will be forward and store logs in /var/log directory, you may configure it to store at separate location if you want. (we will look into it later). And there is a major file that store […]

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when netcat act as telnet client, it becomes better.

April 21st, 2007 mysurface

I have an experience on using netcat (nc) as telnet client which I would like to share about this discovery. I have heard few of my friends saying, netcat can be a “hacker” tool, it is also known as “Swiss army knife”. It is true, netcat can transform into a server, a various of tcp […]

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chatting and transfer file with netcat

February 28th, 2007 mysurface

netcat, or sometimes the command known as nc capable of doing a lots of thing. The examples of how to use nc to scan open ports showing here. Here, using netcat to initiate a private chat, we need a listener server with open port and a client connect to the listener server. Listener: (IP: […]

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scan tcp and udp open ports using netcat

September 3rd, 2006 mysurface

Netcat is a very powerful tools to setup a TCP/UDP connections and listens deamon. I am here to show you how to perform port scanning method. Port scanning is like a knife, you can use it to help you tear up something you couldn’t open by hand and you can use it to perform murder. […]

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