Nuclei templates for honeypots detection.

This repository contains Nuclei templates to detect several well-known open-source honeypots, such as: ADBHoney, Conpot, Cowrie, Dionaea (multiple services), ElasticPot, Mailoney, Redis Honeypot, Snare, among others.


  1. Install Nuclei.
  2. Clone this repository:
    git clone
  3. Move into the templates folder:
    cd honeypots-detection/templates
  4. Run the desired template as follows:
    sudo nuclei -u {target_IP} -t ./{template_name}.yaml


For a more detailed output it is possible to use the -debug-resp parameter:

The requests will be sent to the honeypot’s default port if not specified.