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Re: This loop can't be good
From: David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 18:04:07 -0700

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 08:27:52PM -0400, Whit Blauvelt wrote:
On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 03:19:44PM -0700, David Fifield wrote:

Don't run --script all. Some scripts run for hours or days in their
normal configuration.

Delete your ~/.zenmap/scan_profile.usp file and Zenmap will recreate it.
The current "Slow comprehensive scan" profile is this:
nmap -sS -sU -T4 -A -v -PE -PS80,443 -PA3389 -PP -PU40125 -PY --source-port 53 --script "default or (discovery and 

Zenmap should update these profiles automatically. That is doesn't is a
known bug.

Should I take it then that deleting ~/.zenmap/scan_profile.usp will result
in a most-current, more-correct profile replacing it? This should be done
just on updating versions, or more often?

You can do it whenever you upgrade. The only reason we don't do that
automatically is that the file is also where user-modified profiles are
stored, and we don't want to delete those.

David Fifield
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