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ZENMAP(1)		    Zenmap Reference Guide		     ZENMAP(1)

       zenmap -	Graphical Nmap frontend	and results viewer

       zenmap [options]	[results file]

       Zenmap is a multi-platform graphical Nmap frontend and results viewer.
       Zenmap aims to make Nmap	easy for beginners to use while	giving
       experienced Nmap	users advanced features. Frequently used scans can be
       saved as	profiles to make them easy to run repeatedly. A	command
       creator allows interactive creation of Nmap command lines. Scan results
       can be saved and	viewed later. Saved scan results can be	compared with
       one another to see how they differ. The results of recent scans are
       stored in a searchable database.

       This man	page only describes the	few Zenmap command-line	options	and
       some critical notes. A much more	detailed Zenmap	User's Guide is
       available at Other documentation and
       information is available	from the Zenmap	web page at

       -f, --file results file
	   Open	the given results file for viewing. The	results	file may be an
	   Nmap	XML output file	(.xml, as produced by nmap -oX)	or a Umit scan
	   results file	(.usr).	This option may	be given more than once.

       -h, --help
	   Show	a help message and exit.

       -n, --nmap Nmap command line
	   Run the given Nmap command within the Zenmap	interface. After -n or
	   --nmap, every remaining command line	argument is read as the
	   command line	to execute. This means that -n or --nmap must be given
	   last, after any other options. Note that the	command	line must
	   include the nmap executable name: zenmap -n nmap -sS	target.

       -p, --profile profile
	   Start with the given	profile	selected. The profile name is just a
	   string: "Regular scan". If combined with -t,	begin a	scan with the
	   given profile against the specified target.

       -t, --target target
	   Start with the given	target.	If combined with -p, begin a scan with
	   the given profile against the specified target.

       -v, --verbose
	   Increase verbosity (of Zenmap, not Nmap). This option may be	given
	   multiple times to get even more verbosity.

       Any other arguments are taken to	be the names of	results	files to open.

	   Set ZENMAP_DEVELOPMENT to disable automatic crash reporting.

       Like their authors, Nmap	and Zenmap aren't perfect. But you can help
       make them better	by sending bug reports or even writing patches.	If
       Nmap or Zenmap doesn't behave the way you expect, first upgrade to the
       latest version available	from If the problem
       persists, do some research to determine whether it has already been
       discovered and addressed. Try Googling the error	message	or browsing
       the nmap-dev archives at Read this	full manual
       page as well. If	nothing	comes of this, mail a bug report to
       <>. Please include everything you have learned about	the
       problem,	as well	as what	version	of Zenmap you are running and what
       operating system	version	it is running on. Problem reports and Zenmap
       usage questions sent to are	far more likely	to be answered
       than those sent to Fyodor directly.

       Code patches to fix bugs	are even better	than bug reports. Basic
       instructions for	creating patch files with your changes are available
       at Patches may be sent to nmap-dev
       (recommended) or	to Fyodor directly.

       Zenmap was originally derived from Umit,	an Nmap	GUI created during the
       Google-sponsored	Nmap Summer of Code in 2005 and	2006. The primary
       author of Umit was Adriano Monteiro Marques. When Umit was modified and
       integrated into Nmap in 2007, it	was renamed Zenmap.

       Fyodor <>	(

       Hundreds	of people have made valuable contributions to Nmap over	the
       years. These are	detailed in the	CHANGELOG file which is	distributed
       with Nmap and also available from

       Zenmap is derived from the Umit Nmap frontend, which was	started	by
       Adriano Monteiro	Marques	as an Nmap/Google Summer of Code project

Zenmap				  12/18/2016			     ZENMAP(1)


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