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

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The Metasploit setup and configuration

The Metasploit Framework now comes as part of the Kali installation, thus making the setup and the initial configuration a relatively simple process.

The Metasploit Framework is an open source development tool for creating and executing exploit code against machines. In the later releases of Kali, it has now become part of the core bundle of tools, and therefore very little setup is required to get it operational. In this recipe, we will take you through those few steps and get you up and run.

Note that both the Metasploit Framework and Armitage use the same backend database, therefore if you have already initialized the database, skip to the heading – starting the Metasploit framework initialization ...

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