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find open servers on your IPv4 subnet, e.g. SSH.

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Platform-independent Python >= 3.6 script that finds SSH servers (or other services with open ports) on an IPv4 subnet, WITHOUT NMAP. Scans entire IPv4 subnet in less than 1 second using 100 threads via Python standard library concurrent.futures.

author:Michael Hirsch, Ph.D.


You can just run directly, but to allow use from other programs, you can install by:

pip install findssh

or from this repo:

pip install -e .

It is expected that your default python version is at least 3.5, which was released in 2015.


Takes about 40 seconds to scan an IPv4 subnet.

from Terminal:


or from within Python

import findssh

Command line options

-s checks the string from the server to attempt to verify the correct service has been found.
-t timeout
-b baseip (check other subnet besides your own)
-p port

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