Hmm....quirks. Sure. Nessus and nmap are free while all the others
you mentioned aren't. And, only two of the tools you asked about run
In addition to RunAs that Jordan mentioned, there is also sudowin
which works more like sudo than su like RunAs.
John H. Sawyer
IT Senior Security Engineer
University of Florida - IT Security Team
352.392.2061 - [log in to unmask] - infosec.ufl.edu
On Oct 7, 2007, at 10:35 PM, Matt wrote:
> Nmap says it needs admin. privileges so it can create raw packets
> to run certain scans such as the SYN scan. Do the other scanning
> tools for example, ISS Internet Scanner, Nessus, and eEye Retina,
> have the same issue? If so, is there a sudo-like mechanism in
> Windows to run them with elevated privileges but not under an
> admin. account? While I'm at it, any quirks with the above tools I
> should know about?