How to install Nmap 7.4.0 on CentOS 7

Nmap is a free, and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing. Nmap supports almost any Linux distribution, Windows and Mac OS X as well. This tutorial is going to show you how to install Nmap 7.4.0 on CentOS 7.

Steps to install Nmap on CentOS 7

Actually, you can directly install Nmap on CentOS 7 via yum.

But, you may not get the latest version.

So, you may use the second option in order to get the latest version.

First, install Development Tools.

Download Nmap packageĀ 

Extract Nmap

It will produce a new directory called nmap-7.40

Install Nmap

When Nmap successfully installed, you should see something like this:

At this point nmap is installed. You can read more about nmap from the following website.


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