Chapter 6. Enumerating Target

Enumerating target is a process that is used to find and collect information about ports, operating systems, and services available on the target machines. This process is usually done after we have discovered that the target machines are available. In penetration testing practice, this task is conducted at the time of the discovery process.

In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics related to the target enumeration process:

  • A brief background concept describing port scanning and various port scanning types supported by the port scanning tools
  • The tools that can be used to carry out network scanning task
  • The tools that can be used to do SMB enumeration on the Windows environment
  • The tools that can be used to ...

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