Using Nmap: Pro Tips and Tricks
Posted on by Dean Conally
Category: Tutorials | Tags: .Nmap, ACK, CentOS, CentOS 7, DHCP, DNS, Filter, Fin, GNmap, Handshake, IP Range, Localhost, NDiff, Network, Network Scan, Network Security, NMAP, Open Source, Ping Scan, Port Scan, Port State, PSH, RDNS, SCTP, SMTP, SQL, SQL Scan, Stream Control Transmission Protocol, SYN, TCP, UDP, URG, XMas Scan
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In this article, we will review the Nmap software program and multiple commands. Nmap is an open-source mainstream tool used by network administrators to scan ports and map networks. Nmap commands are primarily used to identify which ports certain software is running on our system. It is also used to discover available hosts and what services they are offering and detecting potential security risks. Using Nmap, you can check a single host or a complete network. In this tutorial, we will cover several basic as well as advanced Nmap commands in the “Pro Tips and Tricks” section of the article.
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