Nmap-7.92

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-11.0 platform.

Package Information

  • Download (HTTP): https://nmap.org/dist/nmap-7.92.tar.bz2

  • Download MD5 sum: 849f7298a786ce4cd5728db989cff763

  • Download size: 11 MB

  • Estimated disk space required: 148 MB (add 24 MB for tests)

  • Estimated build time: 0.3 SBU (Using parallelism=4; add 0.2 SBU for 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

PyGTK-2.24.0 (required for zenmap), Python-2.7.18 (required for ndiff), and libssh2-1.10.0

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

Installation of Nmap

Install Nmap by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
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

Contents

Installed Programs: ncat, ndiff, nmap, nping, uninstall_ndiff, uninstall_zenmap, zenmap, and 2 symlinks to zenmap: nmapfe and xnmap
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

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

zenmap

is a Python based graphical nmap frontend viewer

Last updated on Mon Sep 6 19:42:49 2021 +