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A lightweight CLI tool for scanning ports and services on a host

Project description

Portable Port Scanner (ppscanner)

Portable Port Scanner (ppscanner) is a light-weight open-source CLI utility that leverages on nmap to make quick and elegant scanning of host devices and their ports for better insights, troubleshooting, check vulnerabilites and meet compliance requirements of networks.

Installation Guide

Global dependencies

  • ppscanner leverages on nmap functionalities so you need it installed to be able use it.
$ sudo apt-get install nmap

Project Dependencies

$ pip install -i ppscanner

Run Commands

  • Example code for IP Address: and Port: 80
  • It automatically gives the port(tcp) and state(open/closed)
$ ppscan scan 80

Optional arguments

  • Other optional arguments are --service with input of yes or no and reason with input yes or no

Help commands

$ ppscan scan --help

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