Tag: live

Host discovery, Metasploit

Host Discovery with Metasploit

Host discovery is the process of identifying live hosts on a network. Alive is considered a host that responds to ping or have a particular port open. ARP Scanning ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) is a protocol for resolution of network layer addresses into link layer addresses. The ARP protocol is designed to allow it to …


Discover other hosts on the LAN

Using nmap network tool is easy to discover other live hosts on the lan. If your ip address is something like this: then the only thing you have to do to discover other hosts on the network is to type in your terminal the command: nmap -sP and you get something like this: …