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Manual Reference Pages  -  KNOCKER (1)

NAME

knocker - An easy to use network security port scanner

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Examples
Availabilty
Bugs
Author
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

knocker --host <host> [OPTION]

DESCRIPTION

knocker is a simple and easy to use TCP security port scanner written in C using pthreads which is able to analyze hosts and all of the different services started on them.

OPTIONS

-H, --host host name or numeric Internet address to scan
-P, --port port number to scan (single port scan only)
-SP, --start-port
  port number to begin the scan from
-EP, --end-port
  port number to end the scan at
--last-host
  uses the last scanned host as target
--last-scan
  performs again the last port scan
-q, --quiet
  disable console output and logs to file.
-lf, --logfile <logfile>
  log the results to a specified file.
-nf, --no-fency
  disable fency output
-nc, --no-colors
  disable colored output
--configure
  let the user configure knocker
-h, --help display this help and exit
-v, --version
  output version information and exit

EXAMPLES

To run this program the standard way type:

knocker --host 192.168.0.1

If you want to specify a port range to scan:

knocker --host thehost --start-port 1 --end-port 2600

or

knocker -H thehost -SP 1 -EP 2600

To scan a single port:

knocker -H thehost --port 21

To run this program not using colors (if your terminal does not support colors):

knocker --host 192.168.0.1 --no-colors

To run this program run in background and have the results written in a log file:

knocker --host 192.168.0.1 --quiet &

AVAILABILTY

The latest version of this program can be found at http://knocker.sourceforge.net

BUGS

See the BUGS file in the knocker source package for a list of known bugs. Report bugs to <g.gabriele79@genie.it>

AUTHOR

knocker is written by Gabriele Giorgetti <g.gabriele79@genie.it>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001,2002 Gabriele Giorgetti
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
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