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Sharing file through http 80 port

Terminal - Sharing file through http 80 port
nc -v -l 80 < file.ext
2009-02-17 14:39:52
User: moz667
Sharing file through http 80 port

From the other machine open a web navigator and go to ip from the machine who launch netcat, http://ip-address/

If you have some web server listening at 80 port then you would need stop them or select another port before launch net cat ;-)

* You need netcat tool installed


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that's cute!

Comment by berta 387 weeks and 4 days ago

nice, better if it responds more quickly once it receives the request with -q:

nc -q 1 -w 5 -v -l -p 80 < file.ext

Comment by rgiar 382 weeks and 6 days ago

the version i'm using in ubuntu, netcat-openbsd vs 1.89-3ubuntu2 usage is:

nc -w 5 -v -l 80 < file.ext

the port previously supplied after -p is now just implied after -l

Comment by dan77l 296 weeks and 6 days ago

And actually, any timeouts specified are just ignored. So, even simpler:

nc -v -l 80 < file.ext
Comment by ricardofcf 295 weeks and 5 days ago

Thanks for the comments, updated with these

Comment by moz667 295 weeks and 5 days ago

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