Network Utility

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This article is about the macOS utility. For the generic term, see Network utility.
Network Utility
Developer(s) Apple Computer
Stable release
1.8 (102) / 9 September 2014
Operating system macOS
Type network software

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


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 Network