Script auth-owners

Script types: portrule
Categories: default, safe

Script Summary

Attempts to find the owner of an open TCP port by querying an auth daemon which must also be open on the target system. The auth service, also known as identd, normally runs on port 113.

Example Usage

nmap -sV -sC <target>

Script Output

21/tcp   open     ftp       ProFTPD 1.3.1
|_ auth-owners: nobody
22/tcp   open     ssh       OpenSSH 4.3p2 Debian 9etch2 (protocol 2.0)
|_ auth-owners: root
25/tcp   open     smtp      Postfix smtpd
|_ auth-owners: postfix
80/tcp   open     http      Apache httpd 2.0.61 ((Unix) PHP/4.4.7 ...)
|_ auth-owners: dhapache
113/tcp  open     auth?
|_ auth-owners: nobody
587/tcp  open     submission Postfix smtpd
|_ auth-owners: postfix
5666/tcp open     unknown
|_ auth-owners: root



  • Diman Todorov

License: Same as Nmap--See