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Building Networks and Servers Using BeagleBone by Glenn Vander Veer, Bill Pretty

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Installing Nmap

Nmap is designed to allow the scanning of networks in order to determine which hosts are up and what services are they offering. Nmap supports a large number of scanning options, which are overkill for what will be done in this book.

Nmap is installed with the following command:

sudo apt-get install nmap

Answer Yes to install Nmap and its dependent packages.

Installing Nmap

Using Nmap

After it is installed, run the following command to see all the hosts that are currently on the network:

nmap –T4 –F <your_local_ip_range>

The option -T4 sets the timing template to be used, and the -F option is for fast scanning. There are other options that can be ...

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