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Network Utility shows information about each of your network connections, including the Mac Address of the interface, the IP address assigned to it, its speed and status, a count of data packets sent and received, and a count of transmission errors and collisions.
The available services or tools found in the Network Utility:
Examples of what the Network Utility can help with:
- Check your network connection
- View network routing tables and statistics
- Test whether you can contact another computer
- Test your DNS server
- Trace the paths of your network traffic
- Check for open TCP ports
Network Utility uses the tools supplied in the unix directories for most of its functions, however for the port scan it uses a unix executable in its resources folder, stroke, found at Network Utility.app/Contents/Resources/stroke.
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