Nmap-6.46

Introduction to Nmap

Nmap is a utility for network exploration and security auditing. It supports ping scanning, port scanning and TCP/IP fingerprinting.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

  • Download (HTTP): http://nmap.org/dist/nmap-6.46.tar.bz2

  • Download MD5 sum: 5a36ad3a63d5b7ea5514f745a397436a

  • Download size: 7.6 MB

  • Estimated disk space required: 105 MB (additional 1 MB for the tests)

  • Estimated build time: 0.7 SBU (additional 4.3 SBU for the tests)

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Nmap Dependencies

Recommended

[Note]

Note

These packages are recommended because if they're not installed, the build process will compile and link against its own (often older) version.

Optional

OpenSSL-1.0.1h, PyGTK-2.24.0 (required for zenmap), Python-2.7.8 (required for ndiff) and Subversion-1.8.9 (required for nmap-update)

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/nmap

Installation of Nmap

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Note

This package does not support parallel build.

If you wish to run the test suite, run the following command:

patch -Np1 -i ../nmap-6.46-fix_tests-1.patch

Install Nmap by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make -j1

To test the results, issue: make check as the root user. Tests need a graphical session.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: ncat, ndiff, nmap, nmapfe, nmap-update, nping, uninstall_zenmap, xnmap and zenmap
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/{radialnet,zenmapCore,zenmapGUI}, /usr/share/ncat, /usr/share/nmap and /usr/share/zenmap

Short Descriptions

ncat

is a utility for reading and writing data across networks from the command line.

ndiff

is a tool to aid in the comparison of Nmap scans.

nmap

is a utility for network exploration and security auditing. It supports ping scanning, port scanning and TCP/IP fingerprinting.

nmapfe

is a symbolic link to zenmap.

nmap-update

is an updater for Nmap architecture-independent files.

xnmap

is a symbolic link to zenmap.

zenmap

is a Python based graphical nmap frontend viewer.

Last updated on 2014-04-20 18:46:58 +0000