Nmap-7.31

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-7.10 platform.

Package Information

  • Download (HTTP): http://nmap.org/dist/nmap-7.31.tar.bz2

  • Download MD5 sum: f2f6660142a777862342a58cc54258ea

  • Download size: 8.6 MB

  • Estimated disk space required: 122 MB (with tests)

  • Estimated build time: 1.0 SBU (with 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-1.0.2j, PyGTK-2.24.0 (required for zenmap), Python-2.7.12 (required for ndiff) and Subversion-1.9.5 (required for nmap-update)

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

Installation of Nmap

Install Nmap by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --with-liblua=included &&
make

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

Command Explanations

--with-liblua=included: This switch is required to fix compilation with lua 5.3.

Contents

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

nping

is an open-source tool for network packet generation, response analysis and response time measurement.

uninstall_ndiff

is a Python script to uninstall ndiff.

uninstall_zenmap

is a Python script to uninstall zenmap.

xnmap

is a symbolic link to zenmap.

zenmap

is a Python based graphical nmap frontend viewer.

Last updated on 2016-10-23 16:18:07 -0500