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Old 08-29-2006, 12:30 AM   #1
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OS detection and port scanning without nmap.

I don't like using nmap that much, it works extremly slow for me. I want a new port scanner, and os scanner.

What I want.
  • Easy to use.
  • Fast
  • Free
  • OS detection
  • Port Scanning

Are there any tools? I couldn't find any on google.
Old 08-29-2006, 12:48 AM   #2
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Good luck, nmap is the de facto standard. I doubt you will find anything else that meets the criteria you listed.
Old 08-29-2006, 12:54 AM   #3
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You might want to try out amap from THC. You may also want to consider how you are using nmap. It has a large variety of tweakable options that can affect scanning time. I'd definitely recommend doing a thorough reading of the man page and the docs on the nmap web site to anyone using nmap.
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How about Foundstone's SuperScan?

I agree that Nmap is the industry standard, but this does have a GUI (if that's what you're looking for).

Hope this helps,
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How about Portsentry ? does it maych you requirement?

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Portsentry ain't no scanner. Besides that it's unsupported, unmaintained code: utterly deprecated.


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