Autoscan

From BackTrack Linux
Jump to: navigation, search

Configuring Autoscan in Backtrack 5

What is Autoscan?

In short Autoscan is a network discovering and managing application. It's main purpose being to quickly identify connected machines/equipment in a network environment.

  • Let's quickly configure autoscan in Backtrack5, you can find it using the menu in:

BackTrack -> Information Gathering -> Network Analysis -> Network Scanners -> autoscan


Autoscan00.png


  • As soon as we launch it from the menu we will begin our configuration wizard, click on Forward to move on:


Autoscan01.png


  • Now we are going to configure a new Network and add our own data by clicking the Add button:


Autoscan02.png


  • Select your network interface (wlan0 in this case):


Autoscan03.png


  • After that we are asked to confirm our settings:


Autoscan04.png


  • Here is some output similar to what you will see on some devices:


Autoscan05.png