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Windows Gather Virtual Environment Detection

Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module attempts to determine whether the system is running inside of a virtual environment and if so, which one. This module supports detection of Hyper-V, VMWare, Virtual PC, VirtualBox, Xen, and QEMU.

Author(s)

  • Carlos Perez <carlos_perez@darkoperator.com>
  • Aaron Soto <aaron_soto@rapid7.com>

Platform

Windows

Development

Module Options

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

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