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Nmap Network Probing Cheatsheet

Dec 15, 2011, 18:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

[ Thanks to Lee Schlesinger for this link. ]

Nmap is a powerful utility for scanning your network and discovering all kinds of information about who is on it and what they're doing. You can discover used and unused IP addresses, hostnames, services, and operating systems, and their versions – information that can help you monitor who is on your network, and lead you to unsafe or unauthorized servers.

Nmap is included in all Linux distros, and the project also offers binaries for Mac OS X and Windows.

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