应用MacOS内置互联网专用工具检验网络服务器对外

2021-03-20 22:10 jianzhan

For Mac users with port scanning needs, a port scanning program is built into work utility, which means that if there is no advanced requirement, you do not need to install additional third-party port scanning tools (such as nmap) To perform a port scan.

The built-in port scanning tool es with a graphical interface, which is very friendly and easy to use.

How to open the port scanning tool

The port scanning function in macOS is built work utility. Since this tool is not used very often, the newer version of macOS has work utility from the application. You cannot directly find its application from the Finder icon.

But this does not mean work usage program has been deleted. Its location is in /System/Library/CoreServices/Applications/.

Of course, opening this address through the file path is very troublesome. The easiest way to open the web utility is to use Spotlight.

That’s right, the search tool built into macOS.

Press Command + Space to bring up Spotlight

Then search for Network Utility or Network Utility .

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This is a small tool of only 1.5M, but the function is very powerful.

2. Port scanning from macOS

The scanning method is very simple.

 work utility

 Find the port scan option

 Enter the IP address or domain name to be scanned

You can see the open port of the target IP or domain name.

Here I scanned the opening status of 1.1.1.1 port, which can be said to be very detailed.

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The built-in port scanning tool of macOS will mark the service names monly used ports scanned after the pleted, which is very convenient.


matters needing attention

The built-in port scan of macOS can only scan one host IP at a time, and can not realize batch scanning of host segments. If there is a higher demand, it mended that you use nmap, a professional port scanning tool.

By default, the built-in port scanning tool of macOS will scan all ports (1-65536) of all target IPs, and you can adjust the range in the settings in the figure above.

The test results are for reference only, because the target IP may not be scanned after the firewall is turned on.

The special thing is that the latest big sur beta version does not have this tool.


In addition, this tool has many useful functions!

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