Re: Nmap port scan reports
From: Reuben Pearse (reuben_at_pearse.co.uk)
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 12:00:26 GMT
Thanks for the info. Nessus looks like a good tool, and apparently it uses
I'll give it a try. Although it has a GTK GUI, I guess you can run the whole
thing from the command line.
Any tips on this?
"ynotssor" <"ynotssor"> wrote in message
> "Reuben Pearse" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > I am currently investigating using nmap to do a weekly port scan on
> > some of our internal networks. Is there a way to get a nicely
> > formatted report (e.g. HTML) from the results of an nmap port scan.
> > Are their other free tools that might be more suited to this?
> One can use the -oX option of nmap to output in XML, which can then be
parsed or piped through an xml2html convertor of several
> types, some perl, some at sourceforge.net, etc. A web search for xml2html
will yield results.
> Nessus from http://nessus.org produces a very pretty and informative HTML
output natively if desired, and provides a much more
> comprehensive vulnerability assessment than nmap.
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