Metasploit: System Requirements & Documentation

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


  • Google Chrome (latest)
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9*, 10, 11

Operating Systems

64-bit versions of the following platforms are supported.

  • Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS*
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1+
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.1 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.5 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.10 or later
  • Kali Linux 2

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