Part 2: Setting up a lab – Metasploitable


I’m going to build my lab piece by piece and create a tutorial on how I do it. If you want to follow sequentially, please refer first to my previous post https://www.girlfromtomorrow.com/technical-tools/installing-kali-linux-on-virtualbox/ to start.

To run Metasploitable on VirtualBox complete the following steps:

  1. Navigate to https://information.rapid7.com/download-metasploitable-2017.html complete the form and click SUBMIT.
  2. Download the folder.
  3. Unzip the folder.
  4. To install Metasploitable on VirtualBox, click New.
  5. Name the machine Metasploitable.
  6. In the Type: field select Linux.
  7. In the Version: field select Ubuntu.
  8. Configure RAM and click Next.
  9. In the Hard disk window select Use an existing virtual hard disk file and navigate to your Metasploitable download.
  10. Click Create.
  11. Log on using the following credentials:
    1. Username: mfsadmin
    2. Password: mfsadmin