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Re: fast nmap scan of XP boxes?
From: matt <matt () learnsecurityonline com>
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 16:54:20 +0100


Nmap isnt the most speedy tool, but you could try adding -TInsane, which make it run on its fastest scanning speed.

Regards

Matt
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Michael Weber wrote:

Greetings!

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.

Thanx!

-Michael


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