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August 3, 2021

Nmap SMB OS Discovery

In this tutorial, we will see how to perform a nmap scan that will determine the OS of the target.

The nmap command--script smb-os-discovery runs the "smb-os-discovery" script against the target. We can see that nmap has detected that the target is running Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

Nmap scan to detect OS version.

This shows all the available scripts that is related to the SMB protocol.

Available nmap SMB scripts.

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