Exercise Chapter 1 – Setting up our environment

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Exercise 01, Chapter 01 - Setting up our environment
  1. Create a new VM in VMWare (type Debian 64 bit).
  2. Assign it at least 2GB RAM, 2 CPUs, and 30GB Hard disk.
  3. Attach the Kali ISO to the virtual CDROM.
  4. Make sure VM is in NAT mode.
  5. Boot the VM, inspect and understand the Kali boot options.

Food for thought
  1. What versions of Debian is Kali 1.0 ,2.0 and Rolling based on?
  2. What are the main differences between a Live boot instance of Kali, and an Installed instance?
  3. What's the difference between live and forensics mode?
  4. How can we verify that forensics mode is working?
  5. What's the best way to get a tool included in Kali ?
  6. Name some of the cool features in Kali!