problem with built-in nmap


Sep 15, 2010
when i run nmap, it shows:
root@hevelius:~# nmap

Starting Nmap 6.00 ( ) at 2013-08-23 10:50 CEST
route_dst_netlink: can't find interface "vmbr0"

clear instalation, pveversion -v:
pve-manager: 3.0-23 (pve-manager/3.0/957f0862)
running kernel: 2.6.32-22-pve
proxmox-ve-2.6.32: 3.0-107
pve-kernel-2.6.32-20-pve: 2.6.32-100
pve-kernel-2.6.32-22-pve: 2.6.32-107
lvm2: 2.02.95-pve3
clvm: 2.02.95-pve3
corosync-pve: 1.4.5-1
openais-pve: 1.1.4-3
libqb0: 0.11.1-2
redhat-cluster-pve: 3.2.0-2
resource-agents-pve: 3.9.2-4
fence-agents-pve: 4.0.0-1
pve-cluster: 3.0-4
qemu-server: 3.0-20
pve-firmware: 1.0-23
libpve-common-perl: 3.0-4
libpve-access-control: 3.0-4
libpve-storage-perl: 3.0-8
vncterm: 1.1-4
vzctl: 4.0-1pve3
vzprocps: 2.0.11-2
vzquota: 3.1-2
pve-qemu-kvm: 1.4-13
ksm-control-daemon: 1.1-1


Renowned Member
Oct 28, 2012
Calgary, Canada
If you run this:
# nmap -sP -unprivileged

then you will not get any error. -unprivileged option assumes that you do not have raw socket privileges. This was a common issue on nmap prior to ver 6. There were some patches going around to fix this issue. I do not know what exactly what causing the issue, other than it is nmap itself. It worked so i left it at that. I should get into habit of digging to get the root of issues. :)
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