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Armitage in BT4 on Dell700m

Since Armitage is now part of the Metasploit trunk, there is no need to apt-get install it any longer.  In fact, if you do that, you'll be stuck with an OLD version of Armitage, so I've deleted my previous post, and am posting new instructions on how to install Armitage, which I've gotten from

Basically, for Backtrack 4 R2 (the most current version), first do a 

cd /pentest/exploits/framework3

This will get you Armitage

Then, start mysql with /etc/init.d/mysql start
(if like me, you have postgres as your default database because you have Nessus installed, then you may need to do a 'db_driver mysql' in the msfconsole to change databases.)

then do a ./armitage from the /pentest/exploits/framework3 directory, and the armitage GUI will come up.

Simply click on SSL and Start MSF, and you'll be up and running.  No muss, no fuss!  

Here's Armitage's initial screen:

When I ran a scan, the machines were present, but the autoarrange didn't work well on my small screen.  I noticed that Armitage starts out in auto-arrange in a circle mode, which doesn't work if you have a lot of machines.  But you can simply select 'none' for auto-arrange, and put them the way you want.

I then started wacking boxes... check out this screenshot (IPs smuged to protect my network setup)

Overall, the interface is AWSOME.   I'd still suggest pwning from hand, as a lot of the automatic stuff didn't work.  But it's definitely something to play with.   Hack on!


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