Nmap

Nmap is a network utility that performs as a scanner, mapper and discovery.
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Information

  • Nmap / "Network Mapper" is an open source utility for scanning and analyzing networks within the environment; the application's primary function is for security probing and audits.

Cheatsheet

  • You can replace all instances of {$ip_address} or 127.0.0.1 with the IP address that you want to scan.

  • The total ports that will be scanned are from the range of 0 to 65535.

  • Port 0 is not a specific binding port but rather a wild card port that tells the unix system to find and allocate the next available port.

  • Scan UDP / TCP and all ports.

    • sudo nmap -sU -sT -p0-65535 {$ip_address}
  • Nmap Help

    • sudo nmap -h
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