gcc/MinGW – Utilities – ldd and objdump

Background Let us cover a couple of utilities that are bundled with gcc/minGW toolset. Lineage NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation Link Netcat on MS Windows – Sample Usage Link MinGW – Error – “undefined reference to `__imp_WSAStartup'” LinkLink Need When troubleshooting an application one sometimes wants to gain familiarity with the dependant … Continue reading gcc/MinGW – Utilities – ldd and objdump

MinGW – Error – “undefined reference to `__imp_WSAStartup'”

Background Trying to compile netcat ( nc ) using minGW.   Lineage NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation Link Netcat on MS Windows – Sample Usage Link Error Error - Text TroubleShooting Microsoft Docs Docs / Windows / Windows Sockets 2 / Winsock.h / WSAGetLastError function Link Image Textual Header winsock.h ( include … Continue reading MinGW – Error – “undefined reference to `__imp_WSAStartup'”

Netcat on MS Windows – Sample Usage

Background Wanted to provide a couple of sample syntax on how to use netcat on a MS Windows machine.   Lineage NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation Link Outline Help -h Port Scanning -z ( port scan ) -v ( verbose )  Timeout -w Session HTTP google.com news.google.com Tasks Help Syntax Sample Output … Continue reading Netcat on MS Windows – Sample Usage

NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation

Background Wanted to use netcat (nc) on MS Windows.   What is NetCat ? Wikipedia Link netcat is a computer networking utility for reading from and writing to network connections using TCP or UDP. The command is designed to be a dependable back-end that can be used directly or easily driven by other programs and … Continue reading NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation