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

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Arm yourself with Armitage

Armitage is a GUI front-end for Metasploit and we can use it to run all sorts of attacks on our target Windows users. Since this is a new installation which Metasploit has never been run before, we start with errors and setup. The first illustration is the error raised by postgresql not starting when Armitage tried to bring up the Metasploit service:

Arm yourself with Armitage

Since this is Kali Linux 2.0, we will try and start the postgresql server with the command:

/etc/init.d/postgresql start

After starting postgresql successfully, we started the Metasploit console as well and then started Armitage from a terminal window, so we could watch the ...

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