Network Utility

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This article is about the OS X utility. For the generic term, see Network utility.
Network Utility
Network Utility icon.png
Network Utility ping.png
Network Utility performing a ping on en.wikipedia.org
Developer(s) Apple Computer
Stable release 1.5 (85) / July 20, 2011
Operating system Mac OS X
Type network software

Network Utility is an application included with Mac OS X that provides a variety of computer network information. It is located at /Applications/Utilities/Network Utility.app in versions of OS X up to and including 10.8, and at /System/Library/CoreServices/Applications/Network Utility.app as of version 10.9. In 10.9 it is also accessible from the Window menu in the System Information app.

Services[edit]

Port scan[edit]

Network Utility uses the tools supplied in the unix directories for most of its functions, however for the port scan it uses a unix executable in its resources folder, stroke, found at /Applications/Utilities/Network Utility.app/Contents/Resources/stroke.

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