Nmap All Commands full Details 2022 | Samirul Haque | @iamsamirhq | nmap.org

  • Nmap can provide further information on targets, including reverse DNS names, device types, and MAC addresses.
  • Host discovery — Identifying hosts on a network. For example, listing the hosts that respond to TCP and/or ICMP requests or have a particular port open.
  • Port scanning — Enumerating the open ports on target hosts.
  • OS detection — Determining the operating system and hardware characteristics of network devices.
  • Version detection — Interrogating network services on remote devices to determine the application name and version number.
  • Scriptable interaction with the target support using the Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE).

Usage of Nmap

  • Auditing the security of a device or firewall by identifying the network connections which can be made to, or through it.
  • Identifying open ports on a target host in preparation for auditing.
  • Network inventory, network mapping, and maintenance and asset management.
  • Auditing the security of a network by identifying new servers.
  • Generating traffic to hosts on a network, response analysis and response time measurement.
  • Finding and exploiting vulnerabilities in a network.
  • DNS queries and subdomain search

NMAP Commands Cheatsheet

Basic Scanning Commands

  • Scan a Single Target
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