Solved

Game Port Scanner

Posted on 2001-06-24
5
273 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I want to write a VB application that will allow me to scan all (or predefined) port ranges on a LAN specifically for games, and write the output to a file. Can anyone recommend how I may do this?

So basically, I want the program to scan a network and output all the different types of games people are playing.

Thanks

0
Comment
Question by:liebrand
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
BenBen earned 200 total points
ID: 6346447
Use a winsock control to try and connect to each port on each computer. Then if the connection is accepted, that port is open.
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:liebrand
ID: 6346570
You wouldnt happen to know where I could get a list of all the most popular game ports out there would you? Hopefully one that is updated frequently!

Thanks

0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:BenBen
ID: 6346596
well, if you have the games play then on the net and do netstat -a
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:BenBen
ID: 6346600
btw, what do i have to do to get an A (im new around here so...)
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:liebrand
ID: 6346653
you get an A if you get an answer above expectations ... on my books any way =)
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
mapBully challenge 6 115
bit defender blocks good applications 2 83
VBA: Personal Macro Retain/Highlight/Remove values in a selected column 4 24
Spell Check in VB6 13 99
When designing a form there are several BorderStyles to choose from, all of which can be classified as either 'Fixed' or 'Sizable' and I'd guess that 'Fixed Single' or one of the other fixed types is the most popular choice. I assume it's the most p…
This article is meant to give a basic understanding of how to use R Sweave as a way to merge LaTeX and R code seamlessly into one presentable document.
The viewer will learn how to implement Singleton Design Pattern in Java.
This tutorial explains how to use the VisualVM tool for the Java platform application. This video goes into detail on the Threads, Sampler, and Profiler tabs.

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now