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fast nmap scan of XP boxes?
From: "Michael Weber" <mweber () alliednational com>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:58:21 -0500


I am using nmap to create a list of targets that I will then use other
tools to test.  My problem is how can I do a fast scan of a large (class
B) network of systems running XP, most with firewalling turned on?  Will
nmap -sP still find the systems if ping does not?

What I am trying now is a tcp connect scan to the M$ ports.  It seems
to find all the systems, but it takes a VERY long time.



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