How To: Do a Simple NMAP Scan on Armatige

Do a Simple NMAP Scan on Armatige

How to Do a Simple NMAP Scan on Armatige

How to do an NMAP scan on Armitage to find IPs within a certain range.

Armitage is a gui interface of Metasploit, and advanced hacking/exploiting program. It can be downloaded from http://metasploit.com/ and http://fastandeasyhacking.com/ and you will need NMAP. http://www.nmap.org/

-First off, you may want to run this command:

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I have had many times where I have to do this command or Armitage wont start due to many errors. So don't risk it.

-Next, you want to open up Armitage. On Kali 2.0, Armitage will be on the left side tool-bar, and on Ubuntu, it will be on the left tool-bar also. So just click it once. If you aren't on either of those, you may want to look into how to start Armitage.

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-This window will pop up, and unless you want to get advanced, Which I don't in this tutorial, just leave it at default.

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-Next, this window will probably pop-up. As far as i know, It doesn't matter if it does or doesn't pop-up for you, as Armitage usually knows whats going on, so just press 'Yes'.

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-Armitage will load up, and start. Don't worry when in the loading window, it says 'connection refused'. That happens every time.

-Armitage will pop open. You can look around, but then take a look at the top tool-bar and click
Hosts>>Nmap Scan>>Quick Scan

-A window like this will pop up. Enter in your range value (range of IPs that you want to scan. A basic LAN scan is 192.168.1.1-24 as given.)

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(Just keep in mind that this is a very basic scan, and I don't want to get technical.)

-Nmap will start scanning for IPs on your network in the console at the lower half of the window.

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-You will eventually get something that looks a little like this in the top right of your window.

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(keep in mind that you may not have any computers open to attack on your network, so if your learning set up a Virtual Machine (Whole another topic))

-To attack a computer, well frankly thats a whole other topic.(again) I will touch on that in a later post.

Issues:

-If you get no results from the scan, you may want to try a different IP range. All networks can be different when it comes to IPs.

-If your loading stops, usually it will show you a reason for it, and how to fix it, but try restarting postgresql.

--I will expand upon this as I get suggestions. Please be nice as this is my first post on NullByte. Thank you for reading my fellow White-Hats!

3 Comments

nice tutorial but it would be better if you could make this tutorial with vulnerable hosts, then exploit it using armitage to get shell on vulnerable hosts..but anyway still a good try and keep them coming...

+1

Hacked by Mr_Nakup3nda

Good first post , Cameron.

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