Top 30 Nmap Command Examples For Sys/Network Admins


Cloud Computing

Top 30 Nmap Command Examples For Sys/Network Admins

by NIXCRAFT on NOVEMBER 26, 2012 · 8 COMMENTS· LAST UPDATED DECEMBER 11, 2012

in COMMAND LINE HACKSHOWTONETWORKINGSECURITY

Nmap is short for Network Mapper. It is an open source security tool for network exploration, security scanning and auditing. However, nmap command comes with lots of options that can make the utility more robust and difficult to follow for new users.

The purpose of this post is to introduce a user to the nmap command line tool to scan a host and/or network, so to find out the possible vulnerable points in the hosts. You will also learn how to use Nmap for offensive and defensive purposes.

nmap in action

nmap in action

More about nmap

From the man page:

Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is an open source tool for network exploration and security auditing. It was designed to rapidly scan…

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