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Reconnoiter – Multithreaded Enumeration Tool in Kali Linux

  • Last Updated : 23 Sep, 2021

Reconnoitre is a free and open-source tool available on GitHub. This tool was basically created to automate different actions that pentesters perform in OSCP lab environment. The tool starts searching for live hosts and if any host found the tool starts performing enumeration in all the services that command that are sent to it. Reconnoitre is capable to find all the virtual hosts if running on the targeted system.


Step 1: Open your kali Linux operating system and use the following command to install the tool.

git clone

Step 2: Now use the following command to move into the directory of the tool.

cd Reconnoitre

Step 3: Now use the following command to install the tool.

python3 install

Step 4: The tool has been installed successfully. Now use the following command to run the tool.

reconnoitre -h

The tool is running successfully. Now we will see examples to use the tool.


Example: Use the reconnoitre tool to create a single host and create a file structure and discover services.

reconnoitre -t --services --quick -o /root

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