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Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook by Justin Hutchens

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

This first chapter covers the basics of setting up and configuring a virtual security lab, which can be used to practice most of the scenarios and exercises addressed throughout this book. Topics addressed in this chapter include the installation of the virtualization software, the installation of various systems in the virtual environment, and the configuration of some of the tools that will be used in the exercises. The following recipes will be covered in this chapter:

  • Configuring a security lab with VMware Player (Windows)
  • Configuring a security lab with VMware Fusion (Mac OS X)
  • Installing Ubuntu Server
  • Installing Metasploitable2
  • Installing Windows Server
  • Increasing the Windows attack surface
  • Installing Kali Linux
  • Configuring ...

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