Metasploit: System Requirements & Documentation

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Officially Supported Systems

Minimum Hardware

  • 2 GHz+ processor
  • 2 GB RAM available (4 GB recommended)
  • 1 GB available disk space (50 GB recommended)
  • 10/100 Mbps network interface card


  • Mozilla Firefox 28.0+
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (deprecated; unsupported post-2014)
  • Google Chrome 10+
  • Iceweasel 28+

Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Server 2003, Server 2008 and Server 2012 (64 bit recommended)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x, 6.x (x86 and x86_64)
  • Ubuntu Linux 10.04, 12.04, 14.04 (x86 and x86_64)
  • Kali Linux 1.0 (Metasploit pre-installed; supported on i386 and AMD64 only)
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