A little brain issue prevented me from remembering how to connect to a HTTPS service on the command line. NetCat doesnt seems to work, it just hangs. Fortunately after wasting sometime i recalled how to do it in not one but 2 ways: Option 1 : ncat (part of the nmap tool kit)

12345678910111213root@bt:~# ncat --ssl www.phillips321.co.uk 443 OPTIONS / HTTP/1.1 Host:www.phillips321.co.uk HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012… Continue reading