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How To Install DVWA on Kali Linux Using Xampp:

Kali Linux Tutorials : How To Install DVWA ?

How To Install
DVWA in Kali Linux Using Xampp:

how to install dvwa in kali linux tutorials

Dvwa
contains multiple vulnerabilities with which you can test your skills
in different ways, it offers three types of challenges, where you can
change the security mode.
With this script you can learn to test
vulnerabilities as: Brute force, Css, Sql Injection, Upload, XSS and
more …

how to install dvwa in kali linux

Damn
Vulnerable Web App (DVWA) is a PHP/MySQL web application that is damn
vulnerable. Its main goals are to be an aid for security
professionals to test their skills and tools in a legal environment,
help web developers better understand the processes of securing web
applications and aid teachers/students to teach/learn web application
security in a class room environment.

how to install dvwa,kali linux tutorial

 

To
install Dvwa in kali linux we gonna use Xampp to make our task
easier.
Note:Kali
Linux contains all programs necessary for the good functioning of
DVWA,
XAMPP
can be faculatif.

How
to install and use DVWA ?

To
install dvwa Download it From this link.
After
downloading simply
unzip dvwa*.zip, open
a terminal and type:

root@k4linux:
unzip DVWA*.zip

Now
place
the unzipped files in your public html folder:

root@k4linux:
mv dvwa /opt/lampp/htdocs

  
Start
xampp : 

root@k4linux:
/opt/lampp/lampp start

 then
point your browser to http://127.0.0.1/dvwa/index.phpTo
set up the database, simply click on the Setup button in the main
menu, then click on the ‘Create / Reset Database’ button. This will
create / reset the database for you with some data in.

If you
receive an error while trying to create your database, make sure your
database credentials are correct within /config/config.inc.php
The
variables are set to the following by default:

$_DVWA[
‘db_user’ ] = ‘root’;
$_DVWA[ ‘db_password’ ] = ”;
$_DVWA[
‘db_database’ ] = ‘dvwa’;

An explanation of these
variables:

$_DVWA[ ‘db_user’ ] = ‘root’;
$_DVWA[
‘db_password’ ] = ‘your_database_password’;
$_DVWA[ ‘db_database’
] = ‘dvwa’;

 

Watch
the video tutorial
for more explanation:



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