wok annotate nmap/description.txt @ rev 13429

partclone: add btrfs & hfsplus support
author Pascal Bellard <pascal.bellard@slitaz.org>
date Thu Oct 04 11:53:21 2012 +0200 (2012-10-04)
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samuel_trassare@13398 1 Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a utility for network discovery and security
samuel_trassare@13398 2 auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks
samuel_trassare@13398 3 such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring
samuel_trassare@13398 4 host or service uptime. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what
samuel_trassare@13398 5 hosts are available on the network, what services (application name and version)
samuel_trassare@13398 6 those hosts are offering, what operating systems (and OS versions) they are
samuel_trassare@13398 7 running, what type of packet filters/firewalls are in use, and dozens of other
samuel_trassare@13398 8 characteristics. It was designed to rapidly scan large networks, but works fine
samuel_trassare@13398 9 against single hosts.