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

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Using SNMP to gather more information

We can use hosts that we identified through nmap as having open SNMP ports or services running, to try and gather more information.

The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol used to provide status and configuration for various devices including servers, workstations, network appliances, IoT devices, and other hosts. This protocol provides both a read-only and read-write functionality. Quite often, devices have been deployed with read-only available by default. Network administrators will often enable read-write access for management purposes. The default passwords for SNMP on many devices is public for a read-only access and private for a read-write access. There are three types of SNMPs. ...

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