Ben d'état

Ben Scott

~/Tip - list all actively listening ports on a Windows machine

07 Nov 2008

Finding out what ports are open on a machine is something I often need to do, and I usually stuff around for ages trying to figure out whether a particular port is open. The fastest way I’ve (just) found is by opening a console and running netstat -a, or netstat -an to show IP and port numbers rather than machine and service names.

Now that I know that the port’s definitely open, I’ve just got to figure out why the service still isn’t working…

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