Port scanning - the Nmap way
Port scanning is an active information gathering technique in which we will now start dealing with our target directly. Port scanning is an interesting process of information gathering. It involves a deeper search of the target machine.
Nmap is the most powerful and preferred scanner for security professionals. The usage of
Nmap varies from novice to an advanced level. We will analyze the various scan techniques in detail.
Metasploit is easy. Launch the
msf console and type in
nmap to display the list of scan options that Nmap provides.
msf > nmap
How to do it...
We will analyse four different types of
Nmap scans which can be very helpful during penetration testing.
Nmap provides lots ...