Nmap Tips and Tricks
Nmap (Network MAPper) is a network port scanner with service version and operating system detection engines. The tool was originally developed by Fyodor and published in Phrack Issue 51 in 1997. The tool is command line although a number of GUIs exist. Nmap runs on a variety of platforms including Linux, *BSD, Windows, and others.
Nmap uses several port scanning approaches. Table below summarizes “canned” scan types and corresponding command line flags:
- -sT: TCP Connect() Scan