Geek Software of the Week: “Why Can’t I Connect?”
This is a neat Open Source/Freeware tool to check common connections issues. It is pretty slick!
“‘Why Can’t I Connec’ makes it easier to resolve TCP/IP connection errors. Use it to diagnose connections to common server types and create generic clients and / or servers. A source tar, a 32 bit rpm, a 32 bit deb, and a 32 bit Windows install exe are available. The 32 bit Windows executable runs fine in 64 bit Windows systems. 64 bit Linux systems, however, should compile from source. Look in Wiki -> Help / Instructions or the web site for details. Look in Wiki -> Knowledge Base to make requests, report bugs, ask questions, and view solutions.”