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Build Your Own Security Lab: A Field Guide for Network Testing by Michael Gregg

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Appendix A. About the DVD

This appendix provides you with information on the contents of the DVD that accompanies this book. For the latest and greatest information, please refer to the ReadMe file located at the root of the DVD. Here is what you will find:

  • System Requirements

  • Using the DVD with Windows and Linux

  • What's on the DVD

  • Troubleshooting

System Requirements

Make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements listed in this section. If your computer doesn't match up to most of these requirements, you may have a problem using the contents of the DVD.

  • A PC running Windows 98 or later

  • An Internet connection

  • An R/W DVD-ROM drive

  • 256 MB memory minimum; 512 MB or more recommended

Using the DVD

To access the content from the DVD, follow these steps.

  1. Insert the DVD into your computer's DVD-ROM drive. The license agreement appears.

    Note to Windows users: The interface won't launch if you have AutoRun disabled. In that case, click Start

    Using the DVD
  2. Read through the license agreement, and then click the Accept button if you want to use the DVD.

    The DVD interface appears. The interface allows you to install the programs and run the demos with just a click (or two) of a button.

What's on the DVD

The following applications are on the DVD:

  • BackTrack — BackTrack from remote-exploit.org is a top-rated, self-booting Linux distribution of tools focused on security testing. For more information, check out ...

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