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Open a file or URL on the target computer

This module will open any file or URL specified with the URI format on the target computer via the embedded commands such as 'open' or 'xdg-open'.

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Module Name



  • Eliott Teissonniere


  • osx
  • linux
  • windows



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use post/multi/manage/open msf post(open) > sessions ...sessions... msf post(open) > set SESSION <session-id> msf post(open) > show options and set options... msf post(open) > run