Nmap Security Scanner

Nmap Security Scanner is a great security tool that every network admin should use. You can use it to scan your network to find any weaknesses and vulnerabilities. Nmap is easy to install on Opensuse. Just follow these steps.

1. Open Smart and search for Nmap.

2. Install Nmap-Gtk, the gui frontend for Nmap.

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3. Now startup Nmap, open a terminal and become root, then type nmapfe and press enter. This will open the gui portion with all rights granted.

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4. Now scan a host and see what kind of info you can retrieve from nmap. Take a look at my results.

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Useful Links

Nmap Website
Nmap Wikipedia
Nmap Tutorial
Nmap Video Tutorial
Nmap Video Tutorial Two

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