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Old 06-01-2016, 12:06 PM   #1
danmartinj
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Linux Software NMAP Option Question


Hello,

I have a simple nmap option question. For whatever reason I have spent several hours trying to figure out what the -u option does for NMAP. I am not sure why I have not figured it out yet but perhaps someone easily knows this question. I know the -U option means UDP but what does the lower case -u mean or what does it do?

Code:
nmap -u 192.168.3.2
Thanks in advance for your help,
Joe
 
Old 06-01-2016, 12:38 PM   #2
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"What is the version of nmap?" Alex for Double Jeopardy?

Off-hand, I'm gonna say -u may be the unprivileged option I see in
Code:
man nmap
using Nmap version 6.40...?

Don't see any -u in man nmap here, but it does not complain when I use it.

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Old 06-01-2016, 02:17 PM   #3
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Hey Habitual,

Thanks for your input. I am using Nmap version 6.47.
 
  


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