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URLextractor – Information gathering and website reconnaissance in Kali Linux

  • Last Updated : 23 Aug, 2021

URLextractor is a free and open-source tool available on GitHub which is used for information gathering.  URLextractor is used to scan websites for information gathering in websites and web apps. This tool can be used to get information about our target(domain). We can target any domain using URLextractor. The interactive console of this tool provides a number of helpful features, such as command completion and contextual help. This tool is written in python. You must have python installed in your kali Linux to use this tool. URLextractor can detect closed and open ports of networks. URLextractor is one of the easiest and useful tools for performing reconnaissance on websites and web apps.  URLetractor provides a command-line interface that you can run on Kali Linux. Mainly  URLextractor is used to find IP-address, DNS information, Target servers, region of the server, city, ASN number, robots.txt files, etc.


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

git clone
cd URLextractor

Step 2: Now you are in the directory of the tool. use the following command to install the tool.


Step 3: The tool has been downloaded and running successfully.

Now we will see an example to scan a website.


Example 1: Use the URLextractor to scan a website.

./ <domain>

Example 2: Use the URLextractor to scan a website.

./ <domain>

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