Open port on windows for testing

Hi All,

i need to listen on port for testing on a windows server. Do anyone know of a utiltiy? i used one before however unfortunetely i didnt keep a note of it.

Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorAsked:
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Could you please better define out what you want to do? There are a multitude of servers you could install and choose the port they listen on.
You need service running on windows server
U need to enter registry to enable specific port to be listened on server
U can use portqueryui tool to check if port is opened then
Or are you trying to test from a workstation whether a port is open on a server? If that is the case, you could use telnet or nmap. Telnet you would try to connect to the actual port... whereas nmap will let you scan for open ports.
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Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
no I need to listen on this port for testing
You need to install/configure some service to  listen on specific port. You can achieve it by installing web server and configure it to listen on specific port (or any other application that will allow you to change default port (or install application that listens on that specific port. You may need to create firewall rule (or disable firewall) for other devices to be able to make connect to the port.
Kelly GarciaSenior Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
there are utilising to do this no need to install server etc
You could use netcat, but some AV programs may detect it as a hacking tool. Nmap has a reimplementation called Ncat.
(I did not read question carefully)
There are many utilities like above Ncat.
TCP listen
Port Peeker
and many more.

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