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Expert Network Scanning with Nmap

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Nmap is the most popular and feature rich of the network scanner and widely available for most Unix platform and Windows. Nmap first release in 1997 by Insecure and currently Nmap has been integrated into a number of commercial security products.


Nmap provides a number of command line options to fine tune performance and packet timing. First option that we will discussion is the –n, it’s instructs Nmap to don’t name lookups on the IP Address and make the scan faster to complete. Other option of Nmap is the –sP. It’s instruct Nmap to perform a host scan and by default, Nmap sends both an ICMP echo request also known as ping packet as well as TCP SYN packet. … continue reading : Expert Network Scanning with Nmap.

4 July 2009 at 22:45 - Comments