NMap Installation Problem - Thanks for the coding help :)
jhary at unsane.co.uk
Tue Jan 9 15:51:11 UTC 2007
Hmm you shouldnt have a /usr/local/bin/nmap/ directory.
whats the output of
ls -l /usr/local/bin/nmap
if it is a directory delete the directory, then try
make deinstall clean
make install clean
linux quest wrote:
> Hi Vince,
> Thanks for the automated emailing code guide. However, after running
> nmap for some time, I have got problem running a simple command of nmap
> ... like
> nmap 192.168.1.2
> nmap: Command not found
> I think there is something wrong with my installation procedures. I type
> in "make install clean" command in /usr/local/bin/nmap and
> /usr/ports/security/nmap - but somehow I still see the command not found.
> I have also typed in "make deinstall clean" on both of the directory
> location, restart the OS, and install everything again using the "make
> install clean" command (on both of the directory location) - but I still
> receive the same "nmap: Command not found" message.
> Thanks for the help :)
> Linux Quest
> */Vince <jhary at unsane.co.uk>/* wrote:
> linux quest wrote:
> > I am currently doing a simple penetration testing for my company
> in a LAN environment. Yes, I have already downloaded NMap by using
> the 'make install' command... and it did fetched the required files
> from insecure.org successfully.
> > My question will be, how can I create a Network Program in .c that
> will invoke the
> nmap capabilities to scan the network or computers? Example, lets say, I
> want an automated nmap scan to run on FreeBSD to scan 192.168.1.10 and
> 192.168.1.11 , every morning at 10am - may I know how do I achieve that?
> I hope someone can show me a simple coding to invoke nmap scan,
> thanks :)
> you dont really need c for this, a simple shell script run from cron
> would do fine.
> something like
> TARGETS="192.168.1.10 192.168.1.11"
> RECEPIENTS="someone at somewhere.com"
> SUBJECT="namp scan results"
> $NMAP $NMAPOPTIONS $TARGETS | /usr/bin/mail -s "$SUBJECT" $RECEPIENTS
> save that somewhere and remember to chmod it to be executable
> add a line like
> 1 10 * * * /path/to/script
> to the appropriate users crontab
> (change /path/to/script to the location of the script)
> and you should get the output emailed to you every morning.
> > Thanks :)
> > Regards,
> > Linux Quest
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