O'Reilly logo

Kali Linux Cookbook - Second Edition by Bob Perciaccante, Corey P. Schultz

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

How to do it...

In this section, we will build out an environment that will allow you to perform security testing without the need for physical hardware:

  1. Ensure that you have the following resources free on your host machine to support the system combinations mentioned in preceding list. In totality, you will need the following in addition to the resources needed by VirtualBox itself:
    • 5 CPU
    • 1500+ GB free disk space
    • 16 GB free memory
  2. Download the appropriate version of VirtualBox for your lab environment from www.virtualbox.org.
It would also be good to familiarize yourself with the detailed options available from the VirtualBox manual, which can be found at https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch01.html.
  1. Once you have downloaded the installer, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required