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[NSE] external category anticipated load
From: John Bond <john.r.bond () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:50:57 +0200
Hello Nmap hackers,
I am have written a script which makes use of an external service.
The script would be a replacement/compliment to asn-query, targets-asn
and whois. however there is worry that the increased load would take
down the service. in an effort to try and gauge this i wanted to ask
if there is anyone here who would be able to give a good estimate of
the number of requests one should expect to see from a script placed
in the safe, external and discovery category.
Another concern raised by the service provider was that they would
have a record of everyone nmap user that used there service (i.e. web
logs). Is this a genuine worry, has it come up before for other
Finally the service provider would want to include, in the output, a
line stating that the results were provided by them. Would this be
Any feedback would be welcome.
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