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Kali Linux 2: Windows Penetration Testing by Bo Weaver, Wolf Halton

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Starting Metasploit

OK, let's fire up Metasploit. First, because Metasploit uses a client/server model, we need to turn on the Metasploit services. In Kali 1.x, you had to start the Metasploit server in the Menu Bar. Go to Applications | Kali Linux | System Services | Metasploit | community/pro start:

Starting Metasploit

A terminal window will open and the services will start up. A marked improvement in Kali 2 means that all you have to do is click the Metasploit link on the left side-bar or in the main Applications menu.

Starting Metasploit

Metasploit uses the PostgreSQL v9.1 database server. ...

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