On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 09:32:51PM -0800, Richard Yang wrote: > hi, > when i ran nessus against my bsd box, nessus can detect "the remote host is > up". > i don't understand how nessus can detect it... > does anyone know how it is done? > thanx > > rich
I can't tell about nessus but nmap does so after discovering any open ports, TCP RST responses from closed ports or ICMP responses from your host. I believe it's similar with the nessuss. -- Best regards, Jeff () X-mas ribbon campaign /\ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"