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nmap OS detection providing different results
From: Ryan Giobbi <ryan () tgbemail com>
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2011 09:33:45 -0400

Hello,

When running against non-Windows hosts (AIX), I've noticed that nmap's
OS detection (nmap -O) doesn't provide the same results all of the
time. About 1/5 scans nmap fails to find the remote hosts when run
repeatedly.

Is this expected? Would pasting the OS signature that returns when the
current ones fail into nmap-os-db and submitting to nmap.org be a
reasonable workaround?



Thanks

Ryan
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