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Building Virtual Pentesting Labs for Advanced Penetration Testing by Kevin Cardwell

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Chapter 4. Identifying Range Architecture

In this chapter, we will look at the process of creating machines to create our test lab architecture foundation. We will discuss the following topics:

  • Building the machines
  • Selecting network connections
  • Choosing range components

This chapter will provide us with a solid foundation as we explore how to build environments to support the testing types that we have to perform.

Building the machines

Now that we have planned and prepared our testing work, it is time to look at the building of the machines. We briefly covered this in Chapter 3, Planning a Range, but now we will focus on building an environment for our pen testing lab. There are a number of ways to build a testing architecture, and we will build the ...

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