list all opened ports on host

time { i=0; while [ $(( i < 65535 )) -eq 1 ] ; do nc -zw2 localhost $((++i)) && echo port $i opened ; done; }
in loop, until the last port (65535), list all opened ports on host. in the sample I used localhost, but you can replace with any host to test.
Sample Output
port 22 opened
port 80 opened
port 631 opened
port 3306 opened
port 3690 opened
port 6665 opened
port 6666 opened
port 6667 opened
port 6668 opened
port 6669 opened
port 7048 opened
port 8079 opened
port 8280 opened
port 8885 opened
port 8888 opened
port 9127 opened
port 23791 opened
port 23943 opened
port 33556 opened
port 34482 opened
port 39447 opened
port 48030 opened
port 51687 opened

real    4m33.201s
user    1m16.657s
sys     2m42.194s

2009-12-09 17:33:47

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What Others Think

To test a port quickly, we saw : nc -w2 -z host.tld && echo open To test all the ports, the good tool is nmap. But that's a good start to re-code a nmap fork from sctratch ;) Last point, I edited your snippet shorter : time { while (( c < 65535 )); do nc -w2 -z localhost $((++c)) && echo port $c opened ; done; }
sputnick · 648 weeks and 5 days ago
Here's another way to write that loop. time { for ((i=1;i<65535;i++));do nc -zw2 localhost $i && echo port $i opened;done;}
eightmillion · 648 weeks and 5 days ago
Shorter and shorter ;) time { for i in {1..65534}; do nc -zw2 localhost $i && echo "$i open"; done; }
sputnick · 648 weeks and 5 days ago
That's faster too.
eightmillion · 648 weeks and 5 days ago

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