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Re: Pentest lab box 16 gigs of ram
From: "Adriel T. Desautels" <ad_lists () netragard com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 15:56:00 -0500

Use ESX, why not?


On Nov 18, 2009, at 6:33 PM, macubergeek wrote:

All

I'm thinking of building a vmware target box for a pentest practice lab consisting of:

cheap Dell server with 16 gigs of ram PowerEdge T105
vmware workstation

My question is with the host OS.
I was contemplating the home version of Windows 7 to give me a 64 bit OS to support the amount of ram I'm planning on Does anyone have any experience with the latest version of VMware workstation and if it will run properly on Windows 7?

would 64 bit Ubuntu be a better idea?
jk
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