scanssh - get SSH server versions for an entire network

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: scanssh
Package version: 2.1
Package release: 0ubuntu6
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 74 B
Download size: 29.99 KB
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The ScanSSH protocol scanner scans a list of addresses and networks for running SSH protocol servers and their version numbers. Version 2.0 adds support for scanning arbitrary ports and specifically open proxies. The ScanSSH protocol scanner supports random selection of IP addresses from large network ranges and is useful for gathering statistics on the deployment of SSH protocol servers in a company or the Internet as whole.



    Source package: scanssh

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install scanssh deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install scanssh


    • /usr/bin/scanssh
    • /usr/share/doc/scanssh/README
    • /usr/share/doc/scanssh/README.Debian
    • /usr/share/doc/scanssh/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/scanssh/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/scanssh.1.gz


    2015-12-05 - Logan Rosen <> scanssh (2.1-0ubuntu6) xenial; urgency=medium * debian/compat: Specify compatibility level of 9. * debian/rules: Remove legacy DH_COMPAT export. * debian/control: Build-depend on debhelper (>= 9).

    2013-12-29 - Logan Rosen <> scanssh (2.1-0ubuntu5) trusty; urgency=medium * Use autotools-dev to update config.{sub,guess} for new arches.

    2011-07-10 - Bhavani Shankar <> scanssh (2.1-0ubuntu4) oneiric; urgency=low * No change rebuild against new libevent.

    2009-07-16 - Steve Kowalik <> scanssh (2.1-0ubuntu3) karmic; urgency=low * No-change rebuild for libevent1 -> libevent-1.4-2 transition.

    2007-08-15 - Martin Pitt <> scanssh (2.1-0ubuntu2) gutsy; urgency=low * debian/control: Update maintainer fields according to debian- maintainer-field spec.

    2005-05-06 - Daniel T Chen <> scanssh (2.1-0ubuntu1) breezy; urgency=low * New upstream release.

    2005-02-11 - Rene Weber <> scanssh (2.0-4) unstable; urgency=high * Rebuild against new libevent. (closes: #294399)

    2004-07-03 - Rene Weber <> scanssh (2.0-3) unstable; urgency=low * Take the package back from Andrew with his approval. * Removed obsolete (and now incorrect) version specifier in the man page. * Many thanks to Andrew for taking care of this package in my absence.

    2004-05-19 - Andrew Pollock <> scanssh (2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low * Added README.Debian * Fixed up debian/watch * debian/rules: remove config.log on clean

    2004-05-19 - Andrew Pollock <> scanssh (2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release * New maintainer (closes: #244454) * debian/control: build depend on libdumbnet-dev and libevent-dev * debian/copyright: de-dh_make-boilerplated * debian/rules: Support DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS for compiler optimization * Bumped standards version to 3.6.1 * debian/changelog: removed emacs crap from bottom