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Metasploit Revealed: Secrets of the Expert Pentester by Nipun Jaswal, Sagar Rahalkar

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Installing Metasploit on Windows

Metasploit Framework can be easily installed on a Windows based operating system. However, Windows is usually not the platform of choice for deploying Metasploit Framework, the reason being, that many of the supporting tools and utilities are not available for Windows platform. Hence it's strongly recommended to install the Metasploit Framework on Linux platform.

The following are the steps for Metasploit Framework installation on Windows:

  1. Download the latest Metasploit Windows installer from: https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/wiki/Downloads-by-Version.
  2. Double click and open the downloaded installer.
  3. Click Next, as seen in the following screenshot:
  1. Accept the license agreement:
  1. Select the ...

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