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    Re: How do I disable internal Wireless card in BT5?

    To be a bit more specific, the issue I'm running into is that when I run airmon-ng start wlan1 (the wireless adapter) I get the following message:


    Found 2 processes that could cause trouble. ...
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    Re: How do I disable internal Wireless card in BT5?

    I've tried running ifconfig wlan0 down but when I run iwconfig I still see wlan0 (my internal wifi card) and wlan1 (my external wifi adapter). It's not the end of the world if I need to use wlan1,...
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    How do I disable internal Wireless card in BT5?

    Hello,

    I am learning about Backtrack (and also getting some lessons in Linux as well) and had a quick question. I've got a wireless adapter hooked up to my laptop but I haven't been able to find a...
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    Re: Can I set up a similar lab using VMs?

    I'm sorry, I'm not sure I understand. Are you saying I need only one usb adapter (to use with Backtrack)? Would I still need a wireless access point?

    I definitely think I'm going the...
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    Re: Can I set up a similar lab using VMs?

    So I've been reading up on this some more - the book makes it seem like the alternative way to set up the wireless lab it describes would be to get 1 laptop and install the "victim" OS (Win XP in...
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    Re: Can I set up a similar lab using VMs?

    Just so I understand - I would need to buy 2 USB Wireless WiFi Network Adapters and attach each one to each VM (the Backtrack VM and the Win XP VM)? From what I've read so far (and to be honest, I'm...
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    Can I set up a similar lab using VMs?

    Hello,

    I got this book for Christmas that I am REALLY excited about:

    Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner's Guide: Master Bleeding ... - Vivek Ramachandran - Google Books

    I...
  8. Re: Hardware vs. Virtualization for a first time pen-test lab

    Ok so I booted up both machines. I used the Windows XP machine to test and see if I could ping www.google.com and it was not able to so I figured that meant I was definitely disconnected from my...
  9. Re: Hardware vs. Virtualization for a first time pen-test lab

    Ok so just to make sure I got this right - I went to my VMware Virtual Player and I went to each VM (Backtrack and Windows XP) and went to: Edit Virtual Machine Settings > Network Adapter > and...
  10. Re: Hardware vs. Virtualization for a first time pen-test lab

    Ok so I've got VMware player downloaded plus my 2 virtual machines set up. For both machines I went to: Edit virtual machine settings > Network Adapter > and selected Host-only. Am I missing anything...
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    Ok that's good to know - thanks! I don't think I was too clear with my question though - after I have attacked a virtual machine and exploited it, is it safe to leave that file on my computer after I...
  12. Re: Hardware vs. Virtualization for a first time pen-test lab

    Hey everyone,

    Thank you for all of the advice and taking time to post your answers!

    So just to make sure I have everything straight: it sounds like I can run 2 VMs on my main machine safely as...
  13. Re: Hardware vs. Virtualization for a first time pen-test lab

    rastamouse - thank you so much for providing detailed instructions, that really clears things up! I can't wait to get started and try this out!

    milomini - yes that is basically what I am aiming...
  14. Thanks for the suggestions rastamouse. I...

    Thanks for the suggestions rastamouse. I definitely see the points you are making. I have two additional questions I'd like to ask then:

    1.) How do I go about getting one VM to attack another. I...
  15. Hardware vs. Virtualization for a first time pen-test lab

    Hello everyone,

    I am completely new to the world of BackTrack and building penetration testing labs; I was hoping to gain some insight and suggestions from some of the more experienced users here....
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