The Banner Grabbing module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands-on skills in the following topics.

  • Performing banner grabbing

Lab time: It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete this lab.


The following objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Scanning networks

Exercise 1 - Performing Banner Grabbing

Banners are text-based welcome screens from remote hosts that display system information. Banner grabbing enables you to retrieve information about a computer system on a network and capture banners of open ports. You can perform banner grabbing using tools such as telnet, Netcat, and Nmap.

In this exercise, you will grab banners served by the DVWA application running on port 80 on PLABSA01device. You will use telnet, Netcat and Nmap to perform this technique.

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