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Mastering Metasploit by Nipun Jaswal

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Mounting the environment

Before going to a war, the soldiers must make sure that their artillery is working perfectly. This is exactly what we are going to follow. Testing an environment successfully depends on how well your test labs are configured. Moreover, a successful test answers the following set of questions:

  • How well is your test lab configured?
  • Are all the required tools for testing available?
  • How good is your hardware to support such tools?

Before we begin to test anything, we must make sure that all the required set of tools are available and everything works perfectly.

Setting up the penetration test lab

Before mingling with Metasploit, we need to have a test lab. The best idea for setting up a test lab is to gather different machines and ...

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