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Kali Linux Intrusion and Exploitation Cookbook by Ishan Girdhar, Dhruv Shah

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Configuring remote connectivity services - HTTP, TFTP, and SSH

During penetration testing and auditing, we will be required to deliver payload on target machines from our Kali Linux. For that purpose, we will leverage basic network services such as HTTP, FTP, and SSH. Services such as HTTP and SSH are installed by default in Kali Linux but Kali does not enable any network services to minimize detection.

In this recipe, we will show you how to configure and start running services securely:

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will need a connection to the Internet with a valid IP address.

How to do it...

Perform the following steps for this recipe:

  1. Let's begin with starting an Apache webserver. To start the Apache service, use the following command:

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