Network Mapping is a process by which the devices on the network and their connectivity types can be discovered. It is very important for network engineer as well as a penetration tester or a hacker to know this tool. The most preferred way of mapping is using Nmap.
More details, downloads and documentation at Nmap: the Network Mapper - Free Security Scanner
Nmap is a very powerful tool in enumerating ports, services, and other details. Nmap also packs lot of firewall bypass scanning and other options. Which we will discuss in future posts.
Meanwhile please provide your suggestions on any other Network mapping tool which you prefer and the reason why you like or use it.