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BackTrack 5 Cookbook by David De Smet, Willie Pritchett

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Mastering Armitage – the graphical management tool for Metasploit

The newer versions of Metasploit utilize a graphical frontend tool called Armitage. Understanding of Armitage is important because it ultimately makes your usage of Metasploit easier by providing information to you visually. It encompasses the Metasploit console, and by using its tabbing capabilities, allows you to see more than one Metasploit console or Meterpreter session at a time.

Getting ready

A connection to the Internet or internal network is required to complete this recipe.

How to do it...

Let's begin our review of Armitage:

  1. From the desktop, go to Applications | BackTrack | Exploitation Tools | Network Exploitation Tools | Metasploit Framework | armitage:
  2. On the Armitage login ...

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