Nmap-6.47

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-6.47.tar.bz2

  • Download MD5 sum: edfe81f6763223c0a29bfa15a8526e2a

  • Download size: 7.5 MB

  • Estimated disk space required: 133 MB (additional 1 MB for the tests)

  • Estimated build time: 1.3 SBU (additional 0.1 SBU for the tests)

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-1.0.1i, PyGTK-2.24.0 (required for zenmap), Python-2.7.8 (required for ndiff) and Subversion-1.8.10 (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.

Install Nmap by running the following commands:

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

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

sed -i 's/lib./lib/' zenmap/test/run_tests.py

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 2014-08-27 08:43:34 +0000