Nmap is a tool used for determining the hosts that are running and what services the hosts are running. Nmap can be a valuable diagnostic tool for network administrators while they can be also a potent reconnaissance tool for the Black-hat community (Hackers, Crackers, Script Kiddies, etc). Once the network is charted out using tools like Lan MapShot, the Nmap can be used to determine the type of services and hosts running in the network.
In this article, we will cover some useful practical examples of Linux namp command.
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