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Anubis – Subdomain enumeration and information gathering tool in Kali Linux

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Anubis is a tool for information gathering. This tool is very useful in the initial phases of penetration testing. The main technique used to find subdomain using many modules is to target bruteforce with an improved wordlist Anubis is a free and open-source tool available on GitHub. This tool is free means you can download and use this tool free of cost. Anubis is used for reconnaissance of subdomains. Anubis is used for Anubis of the target. This tool is used to find subdomains from a website/web-applications. Usually, what happens that it becomes very difficult for a security researcher to find subdomains from an HTTPS website or web application. This tool helps to get subdomains of all HTTPS as well as HTTP websites. Anubis tool is written in python language you must have python language installed into your Kali Linux in order to use this tool. This tool comes with an awesome user interface. The user interface of the tool is very similar to Metasploitable 1 and metasploitable 2 which makes it very easy to run and use.

Anubis -subdomain enumeration and information gathering tool in kali linux


Step 1: Use the following command to install the tool in your operating system and use the second command to move into the directory of the tool.

git clone
cd Anubis
Anubis -subdomain enumeration and information gathering tool in kali linux

Step 2: The tool has been downloaded and installed in your system. Now you have to install the requirements of the tool using the following command.

pip3 install -r requirements.txt
Anubis -subdomain enumeration and information gathering tool in kali linux

The requirements have been installed. Now we will see an example to use the tool.


Example 1: Use the Anubis tool to find subdomains of a domain.

anubis -t

Example 2: Find the subdomain of domain and IP address.

anubis -t -ip

Last Updated : 21 Jul, 2021
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