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RE: VPS for Pen Test
From: Michael Gargiullo <mgargiullo () pvtpt com>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 10:44:33 -0400



-----Original Message-----
From: port-scan () hushmail com [mailto:port-scan () hushmail com] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 3:40 AM
To: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: VPS for Pen Test


Has anyone ever created a VPS to run pen tests against?

If so how did you go about creating it, ive seen virtozzo server 
that allows you to create a VPS, and i dont know if VMWARE does 
this!

Any help would be great!

Thanks



I've used both vmware workstation and vmware gsx server for creating
test target machines. It's nice, I can setup a host and test against
several patch levels at once.

I've also used vmware workstation to bring several attack OS builds with
me (WinXP, Operator, Netware, etc...)

Just be sure to enable bridged networking.

-Mike

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