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Mastering Kali Linux for Advanced Penetration Testing - Second Edition by Vijay Kumar Velu

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Exploiting multiple targets with Armitage

Armitage is frequently overlooked by penetration testers who eschew its GUI interface in favor of the traditional command-line input of the Metasploit console. However, it possesses Metasploit's functionality while giving visibility to its many possible options, making it a good alternative in complex testing environments. Unlike Metasploit, it also allows you to test multiple targets at the same time-up to 512 targets at once.

To start Armitage, ensure that the database and Metasploit services are started using the following command:

service postgresql start

After that step, enter armitage on the command prompt to execute the command. Armitage does not always execute cleanly and it may require the ...

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