When you’re running a complex penetration test with a lot of targets, keeping track of everything can be a challenge. Luckily, Metasploit has you covered with expansive support for multiple database systems. To
nmap has a quite a few options, but you’ll use just a few of them for the most part. One of our preferred nmap options is -sS. This runs a stealth TCP scan that determines whether a specific TCP-based port is open.