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Kali Linux Cookbook - Second Edition by Bob Perciaccante, Corey P. Schultz

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How to do it...

In this recipe we will use wafwoof to see if there is a web application firewall in our path:

  1. Open the terminal screen by clicking on the terminal icon on the top-left corner:
 
  1. From the main terminal screen, you should be at a Command Prompt of root@kali:~#.
  2. Let's examine a site without a WAF:
 wafw00f scanme.nmap.org 
  1. The wafw00f will provide results showing there was no detection of a WAF protecting scanme.nmap.org:
wafwoof output - no WAF
  1. Now, we can examine a site with a WAF using the following command:
 wafw00f ...

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