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 …

NMAP

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: 192.168.2.8 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 192.168.2.0/24 and you get something like this: …