Accessing Metasploit Console
To run MSFconsole on Linux, open a terminal and enter the command ‘msfconsole’:
However, if this is first time you are accessing the console, you may see an error indicating that you are missing some gems. To fix this error, run
bundle install to grab those gems.
To run bundle install, simply type:
$ bundle install
After you run bundle install, you can try to launch the console again by retyping
If you’re a Windows user, launching MSFconsole is really easy. Go to the Start menu and choose All Programs > Metasploit > Framework > Metasploit Console.
If you prefer to run the console from the command line, open a terminal and run the following commands:
$ cd /metasploit $ console.bat
Getting Help for MSFconsole Commands
To view help while you are in the console, use the following commands:
helpto display a list of valid commands for the current mode. While you are in the main mode, the system displays help for the global commands that are available. When you are in the module mode, the system displays the help for the commands and options that are available for the module.
info <module name>to view the options for a module.