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BackTrack 5 Cookbook by David De Smet, Willie Pritchett

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Mastering Meterpreter

Once you have gained access to your host using either Armitage, MSFCLI, or MSFCONSOLE, you must use Meterpreter in order to deliver your payloads. MSFCONSOLE is used to manage your sessions, while Meterpreter does your actual payload and exploit engagements.

Some common commands used with Meterpreter include:

  • help: This command will allow you to view the help file.
  • background: This command allows you to keep a Meterpreter session running in the background. The command will take you back to an MSF (Metasploit) prompt.
  • download: This command allows you to download a file from our victims' machine.
  • upload: This command allows you to upload a file to our victims' machine.
  • execute: This command allows you to run a command on our victims' ...

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