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Setting up port redirects in Linux with ncat
Ncat is essential for Linux network debugging and troubleshooting, and this powerful tool delivers a "useful, but potentially dangerous, option for creating a port redirection link". Learn how to set up port redirects with ncat in this tutorial.
As you know from my previous two articles, Linux troubleshooting: Setting up a TCP listener with ncat and The ncat command is a problematic security tool for Linux sysadmins,
netcat is a command that is both your best friend and your worst enemy. And this article further perpetuates this fact with a look into how
ncat delivers a useful, but potentially dangerous, option for creating a port redirection link. I show you how to set up a port or site forwarding link so that you can perform maintenance on a site while still serving customers.