Do it yourself

Your task

Run the scans from the previous step yourself. Check the results that you get.

Further challenge

Nmap is capable of probing the OS and running services to determine their exact version. Look into the Nmap tutorial online and perform a scan which will show you the version of the OS and services running on the target VM. Discuss your findings with your fellow students using the comments section below.

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