Testing remote port connectivity - Linux hack

Testing remote port connectivity - BASH On occasion, Telnet is not installed on a system, making it difficult to test if a remote port is connectable or not. If this is the case, the below method using simple Linux devices can help diagnose a remote port connectivity issue. Using bash to test a remote port Linux has a built in handler to test port connectivity in theĀ /dev/tcp/ directory. Using the below is a handy way to test remote port connectivity.