Manually opening TCP ports

Siraj Shaikh siraj.shaikh at
Fri Mar 7 08:28:32 UTC 2008

On 07/03/2008, Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at> wrote:
> >
> > I am just wondering if there is a utility (or any feature in FreeBSD)
> > that allows me to manually open a TCP port on a machine. I am looking
> > for a way that could either allow me to open ALL or many TCP ports on
> > a machine.
> man nc
> >
> > Also, is there any way of running a service on more than a single
> > port, or on all or many ports?
> not all, but on more than a single - of course, just start more than once.

So I can run a service on all ports, say from 1024 to 65535? Is there
a single command that can be used to specify a range of ports we want
it to run on, when starting a service?


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