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  • 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 11

    Operating Systems

    64-bit versions of the following platforms are supported.

    • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (RECOMMENDED)
    • Ubuntu Linux 12.04 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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