Script broadcast-pim-discovery

Script types: prerule
Categories: discovery, safe, broadcast

Script Summary

Discovers routers that are running PIM (Protocol Independent Multicast).

This works by sending a PIM Hello message to the PIM multicast address and listening for Hello messages from other routers.

Script Arguments


Time to wait for responses in seconds. Defaults to 5s.

max-newtargets, newtargets

See the documentation for the target library.

Example Usage

nmap --script broadcast-pim-discovery

nmap --script broadcast-pim-discovery -e eth1
 --script-args 'broadcast-pim-discovery.timeout=10'

Script Output

Pre-scan script results:
| broadcast-pim-discovery:
|_  Use the newtargets script-arg to add the results as targets



  • Hani Benhabiles

License: Same as Nmap--See