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Enum4linux is a powerful command line tool used for enumerating information about Windows and Samba hosts. It is commonly used by penetration testers and security professionals to gather valuable data about the target network.

  1. Enum4linux focuses on Windows and Samba hosts, allowing users to extract user accounts, shares, policies, password policies, and various other details.
  2. It supports both active directory (AD) environments and non-AD environments.
  3. The tool attempts to gather information by leveraging a variety of techniques, such as null sessions, SMB support, and NetBIOS session enumeration.
  4. By using null sessions, it can disclose information like usernames, group membership, and comments from the target host.
  5. It can list shares and extract user account information, along with password policy details.
  6. Enum4linux also provides the option to retrieve password hashes, which can be valuable for various password cracking techniques.
  7. It supports both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
  8. The tool is written in Perl and requires Perl runtime to run.
  9. Enum4linux displays its results in a structured and organized manner, making it easier for users to analyze the provided information.
  10. It is a part of the larger suite of penetration testing tools called Metasploit, but can also be used as a standalone tool.

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