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Re: After installing nc (netcat), nc.exe is not found




On 2018-07-11, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Mark Hansen!
> 
> > I've just updated to the latest Cygwin 64-bit installation on my Windows 7 PC. Included
> > in this update was the package for nc (nc: A simple but powerful network tool) version 1.107-4
> 
> > After downloading and installing, which all seemed to go fine, the man page for nc is there,
> > but nc.exe is not.
> 
> > I included the following (netcat-related) packages:
> > - nc, 1.107-4
> > - nc6, 1.0-1
> > - nc6-debuginfo, 1.0-1
> 
> > Is there something special I need to do to get nc.exe installed?
> 
> Check your antivirus quarantine area.

Yep.  If you're in a corporate environment, IT may have a program
running to check for the installation of unwanted and suspicious
files.  Corporate IT departments do not like Netcat.

Regards,
Gary


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