Explore tools and techniques to discover hosts and determine if a host has open ports, services, or vulnerabilities.
CEHv10: Host Discovery and Scanning with Nmap
- describe how to discover hosts and use common system tools like ping, Nmap, and scripting to perform host discovery
- use Nmap host scanning techniques to perform stealth, TCP connect, ACK, XMAS, and other scans to find hosts, including hosts that may be hidden
- use Nmap to target specific hosts and gain info on the operating system, open ports, and active services by performing port, UDP, and TCP scans
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