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The Metasploit Framework can be found in [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2880 AUR]. To install it run:
# yaourt -Sy metasploit
Install [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2880 metasploit] or [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=23031 metasploit-svn] from the [[AUR]].

Revision as of 12:39, 28 April 2010


Consider the MSF to be one of the single most useful auditing tools freely available to security professionals today. From a wide array of commercial grade exploits and an extensive exploit development environment, all the way to network information gathering tools and web vulnerability plugins. The Metasploit Framework provides a truly impressive work environment. The MSF is far more than just a collection of exploits, it's an infrastructure that you can build upon and utilize for your custom needs. This allows you to concentrate on your unique environment, and not have to reinvent the wheel.


Install metasploit or metasploit-svn from the AUR.


There are serveral interfaces you can use with MSF although msfconsole is the one that can provide the most features available in MSF. To run it, go to terminal and run:

# /opt/metasploit/msfconsole

or put the following alias into your .bashrc

alias msfconsole='/opt/metasploit/msfconsole'

Other interfaces are: msfcli, msfgui and msfweb

See Also