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Install Network Tools on Mac OS X


Install Network Tools

  • This article will teach you how to install network tools, such as
    • nmap
    • mtr
    • nikto
    • dnsmap

NOTE!: Make sure you have installed HomeBrew on your system, If you don’t have HomeBrew installed then Click Here to Install HomeBrew

Install nmap

[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ brew install nmap

Install mtr

[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ brew install mtr
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo chown root:wheel /usr/local/Cellar/mtr/0.95/sbin/mtr
[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ sudo chmod u+s /usr/local/Cellar/mtr/0.95/sbin/mtr
  • Add following line on your ~/.bashrc or ~/.zshrc
alias mtr=/usr/local/sbin/mtr

Install nikto

[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ brew install nikto

Install dnsmap

[mitesh@Matrix ~]$ brew install dnsmap

Feel free to edit this article or suggest missing tools.

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