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Re: [SLUG] [OT] nmap states
- To: Daron Barndon <daron.barndon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] [OT] nmap states
- From: Jean-Francois Dive <jef@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Sep 10 14:15:02 2001
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
What type of scan are you using ?
On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Daron Barndon wrote:
> Sorry of this is a stupid question...
> Does anyone know how accurate the "filtered" state of nmap is? I have been
> scanning some servers (NT & Linux) and many of them seem to be coming up
> with ports 421,12345,12346 & 31337 as "filtered". :-(
> >From the nmap doco...
> "Filtered means that a firewall, filter, or other network
> obstacle is covering the port and preventing nmap from
> determining whether the port is open."
> But there is no firewall/filter (that I know of)... :-(
> Thanks in advance...
> Daron Barndon
> Senior Network Engineer
> Smart Communications Group Australia Pty Ltd
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