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    other alternative to finger...

    is there any other tool in Linux/unix to enumerate users on a remote systems than finger..........it does not seem to work on xp

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    Are you saying the target device is running Linux and you are running it off of xp? You can always use cygwin if thats the case...

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    Just phone up the user, tell them to disable the XP firewall, and give you the admin password...or domain admin password...depending on the environment



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    Quote Originally Posted by morganlefay
    Just phone up the user, tell them to disable the XP firewall, and give you the admin password...or domain admin password...depending on the environment



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    lol....yeah, I think that the best tool

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    AFAIK...you will need admin rights to the XP machine

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    Finger, or anything similar, depends on a service running on the
    target system. People rarely run the finger daemon any more
    because the net isn't as friendly a place as it once was and
    they don't want to tell you who is logged on. AFAIK, Windows
    doesn't have a service like finger, so you'll have no luck.
    I came in to the world with nothing. I still have most of it.

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    who the hell allows traffic on port 79?
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    I use nbtscan as part of an enumeration for a internal security assessment. Even Angry IP Scanner has similar functionality.

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