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

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Playing around with msfconsole

Now that we have a basic understanding of the structure of the Metasploit Framework, let's get started with the basics of msfconsole practically.

The msfconsole is nothing but a simple command-line interface of the Metasploit Framework. Though msfconsole may appear a bit complex initially, it is the easiest and most flexible way to interact with the Metasploit Framework. We'll use msfconsole for interacting with the Metasploit framework throughout the course of this book.

Some of the Metasploit editions do offer GUI and a web-based interface. However, from a learning perspective, it's always recommended to master the command-line console of the Metasploit Framework that is msfconsole.

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