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Start Required Services

  • Metasploit uses PostgreSQL as its database so it needs to be launched first.
$ sudo service postgresql start

Initialise the Metasploit PostgreSQL Database

  • With PostgreSQL up and running, we next need to create and initialize the msf database.
$ sudo msfdb init

Launch msfconsole in Kali

$ sudo msfconsole
msf > db_status
[*] postgresql connected to msf3

Fix Metasploit Cache Issue

msf > search wordpress
[!] Database not connected or cache not built, using slow search

# Rebuid Cache
# It takes some time for the cache to be rebuild
msf> db_rebuild_cache

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