Perform Graphical Nmap Scans with Zenmap 5.1

Even if you are not a Linux user, Nmap is one of the best tools to check a host’s port status remotely. Nmap has been ported to most operating systems, and is rather simple to use. I find myself now using the Zenmap interface for most of my scans. This is primarily due to the ability to save scans, quickly create specific scan criteria, and compare scans across different scan iterations. When it comes to using Zenmap, it is the same process as using Nmap from the command line except you can construct your scan easily with the interface.

Read the entire post online at TechRepublic in the Network Administrator blog.

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