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  • #90164

    kharagne
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    Hi everyone,

    I new here and to networking security topic.
    I want to setup a lab for testing.
    I have one MBP of 16 Gbit RAM, and installed virtualization software.
    Can you help me to chose which linux distros to setup

    Best regards and thank you all

    #90285

    Paul Rouk
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    It depends on what you want to do with your lab setup, but two good choices are Kali Linux and Metasploitable. Kali is a version which comes with a lot of the more popular security tools already installed, so it is ready for use immediately after installation. Metasploitable is just the opposite — it is designed to be used as a target for security testing. It was designed to intentionally have a lot of unpatched software and security holes so that people can practice their pen testing on an easy target. It is called Metasploitable because it is intended for use as a target by Metasploit (which comes with Kali Linux).

    https://www.kali.org/

    https://information.rapid7.com/metasploitable-download.html

    The last time I checked, Metasploitable was up to version 3, but since their design goals have changed over the years, you might still be able to learn something by also trying out Metasploitable 2 in addition to the latest version.

    #90306

    kharagne
    Participant

    Thank you for the answer.
    I’ll download and start with.
    BRG

    #90660

    404syntaxerror
    Participant

    What type of lab are you trying to setup if you don’t mine me asking as I am also trying to do the same thing!

    #90681

    kharagne
    Participant

    I want to setup a lab for network Security.
    I want to target windows server 2008 R2 and linux server

    #106629

    Arhaan
    Participant

    nice

    #117411

    cybermo
    Participant

    😀

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