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

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Getting ready

To prepare for the use of VirtualBox for the remainder of this book, we will need to ensure that we have enough resources on our server to be able to run several of the virtual guests at the same time. The following chart highlights the amount of resources that each of our intended guest systems will require:

Name

Disk required

Memory required

CPU required

Chapters used

Kali Linux

80 GB

8 GB

2

1-10

Metasploitable

65 GB

4 GB

1

1,2,4-7,10

Ubuntu 16.4 LTS

15 GB

2 Gb

1

1,6,10

Windows XP SP3

10 GB

1 GB

1

1,2,4-7,10

Windows 7 - host 1

10 GB (thin)

2 GB

1

1-7

Windows 7 - host 2

10 GB (thin)

2 GB

1

1-7

Windows 2008 Server

25 GB (thin)

2 GB

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