The PentestBox installation is very simple, first you need to download pentestbox. There are two versions of PentestBox:
- PentestBox without Metasploit
- PentestBox with Metasploit
In order to use the PentestBox with Metasploit version, you will need to swtich off your antivirus and firewall before installation.
After downloading the file, you will be provided with a installer. Make sure the extraction path is
C:/PentestBox/ and then click next to
After the extraction is finished, you can find PentestBox files in
C:/PentestBox/, you can start PentestBox using the PentestBox.exe or PentestBox.bat file.
Installation on a USB drive¶
PentestBox is completely portable, that means you can carry it on a USB drive without losing any configuration. You can install PentestBox on a USB drive using the same installer file I mentioned above.
If your pendrive location is F: on your computer then you can change the installation path of the PentestBox installer from