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Penetration Testing Bootcamp by Jason Beltrame

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Exploiting our targets with Metasploit

Now, it is time to try and exploit some of the targets we found during our vulnerability scans. This is where msfconsole will become our new best friend. Msfconsole is the single pane of glass/centralized console for Metasploit. It's my favorite way to use Metasploit, since it is one of the few ways by which we can access most of the features contained in the product.

To launch msfconsole, just open up a Terminal window and type msfconsole --help. Now, there are a bunch of options you can pass when starting msfconsole. Here is a screenshot of these options:

However, for my tests, we are just going to ...

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